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  • Convert MKV files to Apple TV and other 1000+ formats, including MP4, MOV, and device presets.
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  • Edit MKV files by trimming, cropping, rotating, adding subtitles, etc.
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1. Play MKV on Device+
  1. 1.1 Top MKV Player
  2. 1.2 Play MKV on Mac
  3. 1.3 Play MKV on Apple TV
  4. 1.4 Play MKV on Samsung TV
  5. 1.5 Play MKV on Sony TV
  6. 1.6 Play MKV on LG TV
  7. 1.7 Play MKV on PS3
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  11. 1.11 Play MKV to iPad
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  13. 1.13 Play MKV on Android Phone
  14. 1.14 Play MKV in VLC
  15. 1.15 Play MKV in Windows Media Player
  16. 1.16 MKV Playback Issues in VLC
2. Convert MKV to Other Format+
  1. 2.1 Convert MKV to MP4
  2. 2.2 Convert MKV to MP4 on Mac
  3. 2.3 Convert MKV to MP4 Online
  4. 2.4 Convert MKV to MP3
  5. 2.5 Convert MKV to Audio
  6. 2.6 Convert MKV to WMV
  7. 2.7 Convert MKV to M4V
  8. 2.8 Convert MKV to AVI
  9. 2.9 Convert MKV to AVI Online
  10. 2.10 Convert MKV to FLV
  11. 2.11 Convert MKV to DVD
  12. 2.12 Convert MKV to MOV
  13. 2.13 Convert MKV to iTunes
  14. 2.14 MKV to MOV Converter Online
  15. 2.15 Convert MKV to VOB
  16. 2.16 Convert MKV to DivX
  17. 2.17 Convert MKV to MPEG
  18. 2.18 Convert MKV to MPEG2
  19. 2.19 Convert MKV to MPEG4
  20. 2.20 Convert MKV to XviD
  21. 2.21 Convert MKV to 3GP
  22. 2.22 Convert MKV to M2TS
  23. 2.23 Convert MKV to H264
  24. 2.24 Convert MKV to TS
  25. 2.25 Convert MKV to VCD
  26. 2.26 Convert MKV to AC3
  27. 2.27 Burn MKV to DVD
  28. 2.28 Burn MKV to Blu-ray
  29. 2.29 Convert MKV to SWF
  30. 2.30 Convert MKV to MP4 with Subtitle
  31. 2.31 Convert MKV to WAV
  32. 2.32 Convert MKV to MPG
  33. 2.33 Convert MKV to ISO
3. Convert Other Format to MKV+
  1. 3.1 Convert MP4 to MKV
  2. 3.2 Convert MP4 to MKV on Mac
  3. 3.3 Convert MP4 to MKV Online
  4. 3.4 Convert M4V to MKV
  5. 3.5 Convert WMV to MKV
  6. 3.6 Convert MOV to MKV
  7. 3.7 Convert DVD to MKV
  8. 3.8 Convert M2TS to MKV
  9. 3.9 Convert AVI to MKV
  10. 3.10 Convert Bluray to MKV
  11. 3.11 Convert FLV to MKV
  12. 3.12 Convert AVCHD to MKV
  13. 3.13 Convert OGM to MKV
  14. 3.14 Convert MTS to MKV
  15. 3.15 Convert WTV to MKV
  16. 3.16 Convert VOB to MKV
  17. 3.17 Convert RMVB to MKV
  18. 3.18 YouTube to MKV
  19. 3.19 Convert WebM to MKV
4. Edit MKV & Other Tips+
  1. 4.1 Extract Subtitles from MKV
  2. 4.2 Add Substitles to MKV
  3. 4.3 Add SRT to MKV
  4. 4.4 Compress MKV Video
  5. 4.5 Reduce MKV File Size
  6. 4.6 Cut MKV Files
  7. 4.7 Edit MKV Metadata
  8. 4.8 MKV No Sound
  9. 4.9 MKV Video Player for Android
  10. 4.10 MKV Converter for Mac
  11. 4.11 Free MKV Converter
  12. 4.12 MKV Player Mac
  13. 4.13 2D to 3D MKV Converter
  14. 4.14 Remux MKV
  15. 4.15 MKV Encoder
  16. 4.16 Convert MKV to FCP Mac
  17. 4.17 Stream MKV to TV with Chromecast
  18. 4.18 Import MKV to iMovie
  19. 4.19 Windows DVD Maker MKV
  20. 4.20 Convert MKV to MP4 with HandBrake Alternative

How to Play MKV Files on Apple TV in Mac/Win

by Christine Smith • 2020-09-29 10:35:38 • Proven solutions

Like other multimedia containers like AVI, MP4, r MOV in conception, MKV is more flexible in compression, which renders a smaller size with the quality video/audio output, especially for HD videos. However, most qualified movies over the internet are in MKV format. Many popular devices, including Apple TV, ave no sight supporting this format. To solve the playing MKV files on the TV problem, here we'll provide 2 alternatives for your reference.

If you want to save MKV's metadata on Apple TV via a third tool, you can consider converting MKV to Apple TV-supported format once and for all. Here goes the same way as above, download Wondershare UniConverter to your computer first. Note that there're both Windows and Mac version for the software, make sure you're downloading the right version. Now follow the guide below and complete MKV to Apple TV conversion in Mac (Windows 10 included).


Wondershare UniConverter - Your Complete Video Toolbox

  • Directly convert MKV to Apple TV, AVI, MP4, MOV, and 1000+ other formats.
  • Burn MKV to DVD disk to play with your DVD player at 30X fastest speed.
  • Optimized conversion presets for iDVD, iMovie, Final.
  • Edit videos with advanced video editing functions, like trimming, cropping, adding watermark, subtitles, etc.
  • Download videos from YouTube and other 1000+ video sharing sites.
  • Supported OS: Windows NT4/2000/2003/XP/Vista/7/8, and Windows 10 (32 bit & 64 bit), Mac OS 10.15 (Catalina), 10.14, 10.13, 10.12, 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6

Part 1. How to Convert MKV to Apple TV metadata with Wondershare UniConverter?

Step 1 Add MKV Files to Wondershare UniConverter

Click the +Add Files button to locate your destination MKV files, or simply drag and drop them to the main interface to load MKV video to the program. Then they'll show in thumbnails.

convert mkv to apple tv - add files

Step 2 Edit MKV metadata for Apple TV

Click the I icon for fixing metadata is present at the Target bar of the MKV file. Then click the Search button. If it is a home video, you can just type the metadata information there. Finally, press the Save button to save it.

convert mkv to apple tv - edit metadata for mkv for Apple TV

Step 3 Choose Apple TV as Output Format

Click the Output Format icon on the bottom of the software to open the output format list. Select the Device > Apple and choose Apple TV. You can learn more about Apple TV Support Details.

convert mkv to apple tv - choose format

Tips: If you need to play the converted MKV files on Apple TV3, you can choose M4V from output Format and then click the Create Custom icon to make the following adjustment:

  • Video-codec: H.264, Resolution: 1920*1080, Frame Rate: 24 fps, Bit rate: higher value.
  • Audio-codec: AAC, Channel: 2 Channels stereo, Sample Rate: 44100Hz, Bit Rate: higher value.

Step 4 Start MKV to Apple TV Conversion

Click the Start All button to begin the MKV to Apple TV conversion, and you can tell the remaining time from the progress bar. You can find the output file in the Finished section.

convert mkv to apple tv - start conversion

Now you can smoothly play your desired MKV files on Apple TV!

Part 2. Another Way to Convert MKV to Other Formats Supported by Apple TV Online Free

Online Uniconverter is an online MKV to Apple TV converter. It has a dynamic user interface, and it’s pretty easy to use, which is what I love most about it. This saves you a lot of time and energy because you don’t have to go around figuring how to use the application. Everything is right in front of you when it comes to this video converter so that you can save your time and energy.

Step 1: Click on the + icon and use a file explorer to locate the file. Or alternatively, drag and drop your MKV file on the left side Plus icon.

Step 2: To change MKV to Apple TV online, click on the drop-down menu of formats. And then select the MP4, MOV, or M4V iTunes supported format.

Step 3: Click the Convert button to begin the conversion.

convert mkv to apple tv by online uniconverter

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