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How to Play MKV File on Apple TV

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It has come to light that Apple TV cannot play MKV files directly on account of its compatible video formats being no other than M4V, MP4 and MOV. Based on such limitation, format conversion may be the best place for streaming MKV to Apple TV. Yet what worries some of us is that it will lead to a decline in video and audio quality. When formats are transferred file quality suffers. Forasmuch, what we need is settling the question in eminently safe fashion without risking quality.

Play MKV file on Apple TV

Not to worry though, MKV file can make light work of to be played on an Apple TV. You just need to download a codec or converter that supports converting and formatting the MKV video while preserving the high definition of which.

WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro has combined two methods to stream MKV to Apple TV: format conversion and video transmission. When the user population splits on preferred idioms, the software must offer both idioms. In trial, both of them are doing well in playing MKV on Apple TV.

Convert MKV file to Apple TV

1. Format Conversion.
As mentioned previously, Apples TV can only recognize and play the media file in the formats of M4V, MP4 and MOV. Thus, converting MKV to whichever of those may be the treatment of choice. With WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro, the conversion process is pretty straightforward - only 3 steps.

a. Add MKV Files.
Simply drag and drop the MKV files or the folder where the MKV videos are located to this MKV to Apple TV converter. Or import the MKV files through “Add File”. You’re allowed to add multiple videos up to 50 in batches at a time.

b. Choose Output Format as M4V/MP4/MOV.
Hit the drop-down menu of “Output Format”, and take your selection under the category of ”Video”. If necessary, go to the “Settings” to make your adjustments on video and audio quality.

c. Run
Click "Run" button to start to convert MKV to Apple TV. You will find the video keeping as good as the quality of raw video in output folder by clicking “Open Folder”. This Apple TV video converter ensures the output video quality and high speed to finish task.

Sample videos about converting MKV to M4V

2. Video Transmission.
Identical to the above method (a-b-c), except changing output format into output device. It means you are able to stream MKV to apple TV directly without transformation. Then you have a slate work with, and it requires converting format then streaming no more. My idea of this forthright way is within higher reliability and convenience.

Hope the methods provided by WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro to play MKV on Apple TV are what you are looking for. Download HD Video Converter and follow the guide, then enjoy the video in the original MKV format on the big screen of Apple TV.

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Want to delve deeper into this MKV to Apple TV converter or have any questions about how to play MKV on Apple TV, you’re welcomed to visit the official website: https://www.videoconverterfactory.com/hd-video-converter/

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