With the release of the new 1080p Apple TV 3 and the iTunes 10.6, Apple TV gives you anytime access to endless entertainment. Thousands of HD movies and TV shows in up to 1080p HD from iTunes, Netflix, YouTube and Vimeo league on your widescreen TV. AirPlay even lets you wirelessly stream what’s on your iOS device to your HDTV and speakers via Apple TV.
The only fly in the ointment is that iTunes and Apple TV still cannot import, stream and play 1080p HD video which is in MKV, AVI, WTV, WMV, FLV, WebM, AVCHD, MPG, DivX, MXF, and VOB etc format. Is there no way to play 1080p video in whatever formats through Apple TV on your HDTV?
In fact, it is just easy to enjoy various 1080p HD video on your widescreen TV as soon as you get the powerful Bigasoft iTunes Video Converter. This powerful iTunes and Apple TV 1080p Converter can fast and easily convert AVI, MKV, MPEG, Xvid, DivX, ASF, SWF, WMV, FLV, MOD, TOD, WTV, WebM, F4V, BIK, AVCHD, MXF, MVI, and RMVB in 720p, 1080i, 1080p or even high resolution to iTunes 10.6 and Apple TV 3 supported 1080p or 720p H.264 video format for easy play HD video on Apple TV 3, iPad 3.
It even enables to convert various video formats to iTunes supported MPEG-4 format to successfully play all kinds of videos on iTunes/Apple TV/Apple TV 2/ iPad2/iPad/iPhone4/iPhone3GS/iPhone3G/iPod/Apple TV. Moreover, it also supports convert all popular audio formats including FLAC, CAF, WMA, OGG, AUD, VQF, WAV, APE, QCP and etc to iTunes supported MP3, M4A, AAC, or AIFF.
Step by Step Guide on How to Convert 1080p Video to Apple TV
The following will introduce a step by step guide on how to convert 1080p video in MKV, AVI, Xvid, Divx, MP4, FLV, WMV, WTV, WebM, AVCHD, MXF, MVI, VOB, F4V, BIK, RMVB and MPEG to the 3rd generation Apple TV supported 1080p H.264 format or the 1st & 2nd generation Apple TV supported MPEG-4 format.
Make Preparation: Run Bigasoft iTunes Video Converter
Free download the professional 1080p Apple TV Converter – Bigasoft iTunes Video Converter (Mac Version, Windows Version), install and run it, the following interface will pop up.
Step 1 Add 1080p video file
Click “Add File” button to import 1080p video whatever in MKV, AVI, Xvid, Divx, MP4, FLV, WMV, or MPEG etc format. Or you can also drag your HD 1080p video file directly to the main interface of Bigasoft iTunes Video Converter.
Step 2 Set Apple TV supported MPEG-4 or 1080p H.264 format
Click the drop-down button on the right side of the “Profile” to select Apple TV compatible video format from “Apple TV” Category:
To play 1080p HD video on the new 1080p Apple TV 3, select “Apple TV H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)” from “Apple TV” category
To play 1080p HD video on the 1st & 2nd generation Apple TV, select “Apple TV MPEG4 Video (*.mp4)” from “Apple TV” category
Step 3 Convert 1080p to Apple TV compatible format
Click “Convert” button to finish the 1080p MKV to Apple TV, AVI to Apple TV, Xvid to Apple TV, Divx to Apple TV, MP4 to Apple TV, FLV to Apple TV, WMV to Apple TV, or MPEG to Apple TV and more format conversion.
Stream and Play 1080p on Apple TV
After finishing converting 1080p video to Apple TV supported video format, just drag and drop the converted 1080p video file to iTunes for streaming to Apple TV/Apple TV 2/Apple TV 3!
How to Convert 1080p Video to Play on Apple TV?