This is a full guide to tell you how to convert DVD ISO/IFO files to Apple TV 3, Apple TV 2 and Apple TV on PC/Mac and play ISO/IFO videos on ATV series with Pavtube DVD Ripper efficiently.
Apple previewed the first generation Apple TV (referred to as iTV) in September of 2006, and again in January of 2007 alongside the original iPhone. Based on a stripped-down version of OS X Tiger and featuring a 40-160GB hard drive, it served only to sync the stuff from iTunes on your computer to your TV. In September of 2010, Apple launched an all-new, second generation Apple TV. Based on iOS, it went from big to small, and from syncing to streaming. It also maxed out at 720p. At least until March 2012 when Apple introduced the current, third-generation Apple TV.
Rumors persist that Apple has a fourth generation Apple TV, though features remain unclear. As for a full-on Apple television, Apple TV series stand out for video playback.
Have a great ISO/IFO collection of DVDs which are released recently? Why not convert your favorite DVD ISO/IFO files to Apple TV 3, Apple TV 2 and Apple TV for streaming? This article shows you how to rip DVD ISO/IFO image files to Apple TV 3, Apple TV 2 and Apple TV playable mp4 video format for watching .
To reach this goal, Pavtube DVDAid (only $21 now) is just designed to help you convert DVD ISO/IFO image files to Apple TV 3, Apple TV 2 and Apple TV MP4 for playback and you don’t even need to run virtual drive to mount the ISO/IFO file, just simply import. With its clean interface, fast converting speed and good video quality, converting DVD ISO/IFO to ATV series will be simply finished within a few clicks. If you are a Mac user, please turn to Pavtube DVDAid for Mac.
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3 Steps to Rip DVD ISO/IFO image files to Apple TV 3, Apple TV 2 and Apple TV support video format
Step 1. Run this Top DVD Ripper, as the DVD ISO/IFO to iPhone Converter.
Click "Load file" to choose Load IFO/ISO file. It will recognize the ISO/IFO image file automatically.
Step 2. Select Apple TV 3, Apple TV 2 and Apple TV compatible format.
From Format menu, fine "Apple TV" category and choose the optimized profile for your ATV series according to the model.
Tip: You can customize video specs. (Optional)
Click "Settings" to free choose output video size, bitrate, frame rate and other specs. Remember the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss.
Step 3. Start the DVD ISO/IFO to Apple TV series conversion.
When everything is OK, just press the "Convert" button to start to convert DVD ISO/IFO to Apple TV series supported mp4 format. It will not take much time. Just wait for the conversion process to get done.
After the conversion, you can click "Open output folder" to quick locate the converted video.
Add DVD ISO rips to iTunes movie library for streaming to Apple TV:
You can then add the new mp4 videos into iTunes movie library. Open up iTunes and follow "File>> Add file to Library…" to sync video to iTunes.
For more information about how to stream HD videos to Apple TV 3 and connections for the Apple TV to pass-through AC-3 5.1 audio, please check Setting up Apple TV for Dolby Digital 5.1 pass-through.
Other You May Concern
1. Can the Apple TV support AC3 5.1 audio?
The answer is Possible. According to my experience, the 2012 new Apple TV is not able to decode 5.1 surround sound to stereo by itself, if you want to play AC3 5.1 (Dolby Digital surround) audio you will need an AV receiver.
2. Does the Blu-ray rip play silence or gray screen in iTunes?
No. iTunes does not play video contents with AC3 audio, but the Apple TV pass-through presets create video with both AC3 and AAC, so iTunes will find and play the AAC track instead.
3. Does the Apple TV Dolby Digital Pass-through preset work with iPad?
Yes. The preset also work with new iPad. It plays stereo by default. If you'd like to play surround sound effect, enable Airplay to have iPad stream the video to Apple TV, which pass-through AC3 audio to receiver.
I hope you enjoyed my guide and enjoy your synced up DVD ISO files on Apple TV 3, Apple TV 2 AND Apple TV.
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