This guide will shows you the best way of how to watch MKV HD movies on the Apple TV 3. Before, as we know, ATV 3 can’t play MKV format videos directly, we need to convert MKV to Apple TV friendly video such as MP4, MOV, M4V format, and then you can stream the converted videos to Apple TV 3. Let’s begin.
What is the best video format settings for Apple TV 3
Apple TV 3 can play MP4, MOV, M4V videos, up to 1080p videos but using H.264 encoder, and up to 720p quality by using MPEG-4 encoder. How to convert MKV videos to Apple TV format? Follow the guide step by step to Convert MKV to MP4 for Apple TV 3.
Mac OS X Video Converter (10.5 later, OS X Lion, Mountain Lion supported)
Windows Video Converter (XP, Vista, Win7, Windows 8 supported)
Also convert VOB, AVCHD, MTS/M2TS, AVI, MOV, WebM, FLV videos to Apple TV,iPad mini, iPad 4，iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad 1 etc.
1, Download and install MKV converter software, run it. Continue reading