Any Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is a professional tool, which could convert DVD and videos to different popular formats, such as MP4, MPG, MKV, etc. Also could encode videos and DVD collections to devices, such as iPhone 4S, Nokia Lumia 900, HTC One X, Apple TV, etc.
Apple TV could watch the high definition YouTube videos, while Any Video Converter Ultimate for Mac could download them. Not only YouTube, the other 19 websites’ videos all can be downloaded. Besides that, it is also a screen recorder and iPod transfer.
This article is about Apple TV, and how to make the unsupported formats such as AVI to be compatible with the device.
Apple TV is a tiny entertainment powerhouse, a digital media receiver, which designed to play digital content you love from iTunes Store, Netflix, YouTube, Flickr, MobileMe, MLB.tv, NBA League Pass, NHL Game Center; pictures and videos from your devices such as iPad, iPhone, iPod, and any Mac OS X or Windows computer running iTunes. However, Apple TV is only compatible with enhanced-definition and high-definition widescreen television.
Step 1: After launching the program, please click Add Video/DVD to add your video to the converting window.
Step 2: After the file being processed, click Profile to choose a format.
Apple TV Supported Video Formats
• H.264 up to 720p at 30 frames per second (1st & 2nd generation); Main Profile level 3.1-channel, up to 160kbps per channel, 48kHz AAC-LC audio; file format is m4v, mp4, and. Mov stereo
• H.264 up to 1080p at 30 frames per second (3rd generation)
• MPEG-4 up to 720×432 (432p) or 640×480 pixels at 30 frame/s; Simple Profile up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz AAC-LC audio m4v. Mp4, and. Mov format stereo
Note:Now you can start the conversion, but if you like, you can have a further editing, like setting parameters or adding effects.
To set parameters, please click “Profile Setting” icon (the left one on the artwork), and it will popup a window, there you can customize Video Codec, Video size, Video Bitrate, Video Framerate, etc.
To add effects, please click “Edit” icon (the right one on the artwork), and it will popup a window, there you can change Zoom Type, add effects, enable watermark or picture, etc.
Step 3: Click the Convert Now button.
Apple TV H.264 and Apple TV Mpeg-4 formats have the same file extension – MP4; the difference between them is their video codec.
H.264, which also named MPEG-4 Part 10, or MPEG-4 AVC (Advanced Video Coding) is the new standard for video compression, which could deliver excellent video quality at very low data rates. With better compression, not as much video resources taken up (half that of MPEG-2, 3/4 of MPEG-4), to display beautifully rendered motion video. And it is perhaps best known as being one of the codec standards for Blu-ray Discs; all Blu-ray Disc players must be able to decode H.264. It is also widely used by streaming Internet sources, such as videos from Vimeo, YouTube, and the iTunes Store.
The video codec x264 is used to be a branch of H.264, now after years development, it is almost equal with H.264. From video's quality, X264 > XviD > MPEG