Do you want to put movies, TV shows, videos into your Apple TV? However, not all video formats are accepted by Apple TV. And most of the Apple TV users would like to sync video to Apple TV from PC and then to play the video on big HD TV or iPad 2 freely. Install the top Brorsoft Apple TV Video Converter and start converting all video files such as AVI, MPEG, MKV, FLV, WMV, DivX, MP4, AVCHD, MOV, and VOB to Apple TV video format. It makes it easy for you to put and watch videos, music videos and movies on your Apple TV. In this article we will show you how to connect Apple TV to iTunes on PC and then sync video from iTunes to Apple TV in detail.
Notice: Please make sure your PC running Windows XP/2003/Vista, Windows 7, Windows Home Server, and iTunes 7.6 or later.
Part 1: Convert video to Apple TV
As above listed, Apple TV can only support a few format: MP4, M4V, MOV. When you want to put other video into Apple TV, first of all, you need to transfer the video to the compatible format for Apple TV. So a powerful transfering application is necessary. Here we recommend the best Apple TV Video Converter, which can help you stream unsupported video to Apple TV easily and quickly. Below is the detailed guide on how to convert video to Apple TV. You can follow it step by step.
Step 1: Add/Import video to Brorsoft Apple TV Video Converter.
Launch Brorsoft Apple TV Video Converter. Click the button “File” to add video files to the best Brorsoft Apple TV Video Converter. You can tick the box in front of the file you want to rip. If it is necessary, you can double click the each file to have a preview.
Step 2: Select an output format for Apple TV and set the output folder.
Click on the dropdown menu of “Format” and then move your pointer to “HD video > “H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)” which is the compatible format for Apple TV. You can also choose the format from the “Apple TV” sublist. Here we recommend you to choose H.264 HD Video. Then you can set the output folder by clicking “Browse” icon as you need.
Step 3: Click “Settings” icon to adjust audio and video parameters.
Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You can adjust codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.
Note: Optimal settings should be set as Video Size: 1280*720, Video Bitrate: 4000kbps at highest quality, Video Frame rate: 24fps or 30fps, Audio codec: ac3, Audio Sampling rate: 48000hz, Audio Bitrate: 160kbps, Audio Channels: 5.1Channels.
Step 4: Start converting your video files to H.264 HD Video for Apple TV.
Click the “Convert” button; it will start converting video to Apple TV immediately. The professional Apple TV Video Converter adopted the NVIDIA CUDA technology which makes the conversion task finished at up to 5x faster speed. Besides, you can follow the converting process in the “Conversion” interface.
Once the video conversion for Apple TV is done, you can get the output files for your Apple TV via clicking on “Open” button effortlessly. And then you can play and enjoy your favourite videos on Apple TV.
Part 2: Connect Apple TV to iTunes on PC to sync video to Apple TV
Step 1: (Wireless) Connect Apple TV to PC.
Apple TV is bulit-in 802.11 wireless capability, you can sync your videos, songs, photos from iTunes to Apple TV with ease and enjoy them on the couch if you have an existing wireless network. If you have no this, you can build up one or connect Apple TV to your computer via an Ethernet cable.
Step 2: Select source menu and get a passcode.
Select Sources on Apple TV’s main menu and select syncing from the sources menu. Apple TV will generate a passcode to sync. Remember it.
Step 3: Go to iTunes; select Apple TV from the Devices list.
Step 4: Connect to iTunes and then sync video from it to Apple TV.
Enter the passcode to iTunes, and if it was accepted, click “OK” to make confirm. Then you can sync the video from iTunes to Apple TV as you like by drag and drop.
1. When you got the video in Apple TV, you can also stream the video to other media devices like iPad or iPad 2.
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