Do you want to play MKV, VOB, MTS, ect movies on new Apple TV 3 with AC3 5.1? I found many users choose one common video converter to convert MKV/VOB/MTS videos to MP4 AAC and transferred to new
Apple TV 3. In fact, the sound is still at low, tinny volumes and the audio sounds full of noises and muffled and distorted like hearing it all through a tube or something.
Then how to copy HD movies to Apple TV 3 for enjoying with AC3 5.1 in best audio quality? After testing, we've found that if we transcode video to M4V in 1080p with Dolby Digital pass-through, we can get better audio quality with AC3 5.1 under the help of the best Video Converter for Apple TV 3. The Video to Apple TV 3 Converter Tool has the Apple TV 3 Profile, thus you don't need to choose the settings. In this article, I will share my best way to make MKV, VOB, MTS, ect videos playable via Apple TV 3. It has two parts, please follow it.
Part I: Convert MKV, VOB, MTS, ect movie to M4V for Apple TV 3 with best video and audio quality.
1. Download and install the top Video to Apple TV 3 Converter. Run it and click the button “File” to add video files to it.
Tip: If you are Mac users, you need to download the powerfull Apple TV 3 Video Converter for Mac.
2. Step 2: Click on the dropdown menu of “Format” and then move your pointer to “Apple TV” > " Apple TV 3 Dobly Digital Pass-through(*.m4v). Then you can set the output folder by clicking “Browse” icon as you need.
3. Click "Convert" to start the 1080p videos to Apple TV 3 conversion.
Part II: Stream and play 1080p M4V videos via Apple TV 3 with Dolby Digital AC3 5.1 sounds.
1: Connect Apple TV with your PC or Mac.
2: Open up iTunes and follow “File>> Add file to Library…” to sync video to iTunes.
Note: 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: Connect Apple TV by an optical cable with your AV receiver.
Tip:Make sure your AV receiver supports Dolby Digital AC3 5.1.
Now, you can watch and enjoy MKV/VOB/MTS movies on Apple TV 3 with AC3 5.1 in full screen in 1080p.