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

by Kayla Morrison • 2024-07-20 18:27:51 • 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).

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  • Directly convert MKV to Apple TV, AVI, MP4, MOV, and 1000+ other formats.
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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: , 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!

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