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Summary: This page will guide you through how to rip and transfer Blu-ray/DVD to iTunes 11 library with AC3 5.1 audio so that you can stream/import Blu-ray/DVD movies to Apple TV 3 via iTues for playback with Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound.



It’s obvious that other than purchasing 1080p HD movies and TV episodes from iTunes store, it’s great to convert your on-hand Blu-ray and DVD movies for watching on your HDTV via Apple TV. This should be amazing especially when you have a very expensive surround system and definitely want to watch Blu-ray and DVD movies in 5.1 surround sound. Here I’d like to share the easy way to import Blu-ray/DVD movies to iTunes 11 for Apple TV with AC3 5.1 audio.

However, as we all know, Blu-ray, DVD is not supported by iTunes. To play Blu-ray/DVD movies on iTunes (iTunes 11) or stream Apple TV for playback with Dolby Digital surround sound, you will need to rip Blu-ray to iTunes 11, convert DVD to iTunes 11 supported video format .mp4, .mov, .m4v. To finish the ripping, you need a tool that can convert Blu-ray/DVD movies to iTunes 11 with AC3 5.1 audio fast while keeping excellent video quality.

Here I’d like to introduce Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac (20% off) to you. It is such a functional tool that can not only rip Blu-ray/DVD to iTunes, Apple TV 3, iPad, iPhone, iPod, etc. but also almost all other popular video formats, including AVI, WMV, FLV, MKV, AVCHD, VOB, etc as you need. In addition, it allows you to edit the output videos by trimming, cropping, adding watermarks, etc. If you are Windows users, turn to Blu-ray Ripper (20% off). Get it and follow the steps below to rip Blu-ray/DVD movies to iTunes H.264-compliant videos with AC3 audio.

How to convert BD/DVD to iTunes 11

Step 1. Load BD/DVD movies

First, insert your Blu-rays or DVDs into the disc Drive, and then click "Blu-ray dics" icon to load the Blu-ray and DVD files to the program. You can also add Blu-ray or DVD ISO, DVD folder files that you can want to rip to iTunes 11 and Apple TV 3.



Step 2. Select output format

The program has a number of presets for Apple TV, Apple TV 2, and Apple TV 3rd Generation. To export Apple TV 3 or Apple TV 2 1080p video with ac3 5.1 passthrough for AV receiver decoding, "Apple TV 3 Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)" or "Apple TV 2 Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)” preset is recommended.



P.S. If you just want to put some movies to iTunes library, the H.264 MP4, MPEG-4 from “Common Video” profile list are also the proper formats for you.

Step 3. Ripping Blu-ray/DVD to iTunes 11

The final step is to tap the Convert button and commence converting Blu-ray, DVD movies to iTunes/Apple TV files.

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12 mars 2013 2 12 /03 /mars /2013 10:34

DVR is a digital video recorder to record TV shows for us. The recorded file is TiVo. The format provides an on-screen guide of scheduled broadcast programming television programs, whose features include "Season Pass" schedules which record every new episode of a series, and "WishList" searches which allow the user to find and record shows that match their interests by title, actor, director, category, or keyword.



It also also provides a range of features when the TiVo DVR is connected to a home network, including film and television show downloads, advanced search, personal photo viewing, music offerings, and online scheduling. Have you got some TiVo movies for watching via Apple TV 3 with your friends and family? But as we all know TiVo is not supported by ATV 3, how to successfully get it to HDTV for playing and sharing via ATV?

Luckily, I found an application called Brorsoft Video Converter, can be worked as a top Mac TiVo Converter, to help us to change your HD TV shows (TiVo movies) to a native format, like M4v for Apple TV 3. The program is a great little application that allows you to download your Tivo recordings to your Mac. And it packs perfect support for TiVo recordings as well as HD footages, Flash videos, General Video, QuickTime video(*.mov), etc.

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How to alter TiVo format for new Apple TV 3 with original HD quality

Step 1: Launch the best TiVo Converter for Mac iTunes, Click on the “Option” button, switch to TiVo tab, and enter your Media Access Key. Click “OK” to confirm.

Step 2: Drag and drop the *.tivo files to the software.

Step 3: Click on the pull down menu of “Format” and then tap “Appele TV”, you will find several ATV supported video fomats, the “Apple TV 3 Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)” is recommended here.



Step 4: To change the parameters as you need, please click "Settings" to set video resolution(1920×1080/1280×720/720×480), bitrate(from 2Mbps to 10Mbps), frame rate for different needs. For example, you can set birate from the default “8Mbps” to “4Mbps” for new iPad 3.

Step 5: Start the process by converting TiVo to Mac iTunes H.264-compliant MP4 for Apple TV 3. After the conversion, you can click "Open" to find the converted file.



Now you can easily load the exported new .mp4 file into iTunes (drag .mp4 file to the iTunes icon on the dock) for playing via Apple TV 3. On ATV, I browsed the iTunes library for the movie and it played the converted TiVo shows smoothly. I found the quality to be excellent and see no difference when compared to playing the TiVo recordings themselves. Just enjoy movies.

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18 février 2013 1 18 /02 /février /2013 09:58

Apple TV is a tiny entertainment powerhouse that plays the content you love from iTunes, Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube, and your favorite sports leagues on your widescreen TV. In up to 1080p HD. Just plug it in and discover a whole world of movies, TV shows, photos, music, and more. To play 1080p HD files, the new Apple TV 3 gives you access to the best content- blockbuster movies, TV shows, sports, your music and photos, and more — right on your widescreen TV. You can even play content from your iOS devices on your TV using AirPlay.

You can play 1080p movies via Apple TV 3, but you can't directly get AC3 5.1 surround sound. As far as I know, many users want to rip Blu-ray to ATV3 with AC3 5.1 surround sound (or Dolby Digital Pass-through). Then is thre a professional Blu-ray Ripper for us to convert Blu-ray discs, Blu-ray ISO files with AC3 5.1? Yes, there is. Brorsoft 1080p Blu-ray to Apple TV 3 Converter (Blu-ray Ripper for Mac ) can do it.

Guide: How to get AC3 5.1 surround sound to play Blu-ray movies via new ATV 3.



Step 1: Run the Ripper and import Blu-ray movie, ISO, IFO from drive to the tool, you also can load DVDs, DVD IFO/ISO to it. If necessary, you can double click the each file to have a preview.

Step 2. Click on Format > Apple TV. From the drop down menu, select the proper output format. Here, Apple TV 3 Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v) is recommended. The profile is specially designed for Apple TV 3 which supplies 1080p Full-HD quality with Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound.



Tip: If you wanna edit Blu-ray movie, you can click the “Edit” icon to edit, like cropping, trimming, adding watermark effect, deinterlacing, merging, rotating and more.

Step 3: Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You can adjust codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.

Optimal settings for Apple TV:

Video Size: 1920*1080,
Video Bitrate: 4000kbps at highest quality,
Video Frame rate: 24fps or 30fps

Audio codec: ac3,
Audio Sampling rate: 48000hz,
Audio Bitrate: 160kbps,
Audio Channels: 5.1Channels.

Step 4: Click the “Convert” icon, the Blu-ray to Apple TV on Mac OS X Lion conversion will start immediately. You can follow the converting process in the “Conversion” interface.

After the conversion, you can get the output files for your device via clicking on “Open” button effortlessly. Now you can play Blu-ray movies on Apple TV 3 with 5.1 sound via iTunes.

PS: To have a free enjoyment on your ATV 3 of different video files including WMV, MOV, MTS, MKV, FLV, TiVo, etc as well as Blu ray and DVD movies, the best choice is to get the all-in-one and the more advanced movie convert program Brorsoft Mac Blu-ray Video Converter.

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13 septembre 2012 4 13 /09 /septembre /2012 03:52

DVD ISO image is an image file produced by copying all information in DVD disc. If you have many DVD ISO images, have you ever thought about transferring your favourite DVD ISO image files to new Apple TV 3 for enjoying? In this articlle, we will share an easy way to transfer DVD ISO images to Apple TV 3 under Mac OS X with you.

As we know that Apple TV 3 only surpports H.264, MP4, M4V, MOV formats. So if we insist on watching DVD ISO image file via ATV3, we have to rip or convert DVD ISO to Apple TV supported file formats in advance. It means that we need to install a top DVD ISO Converter to help us to do the DVD ISO image to ATV 3 conversion. You can goole and download one. I have been using the professional Mac DVD ISO to Apple TV 3 Converter. It can fast convert DVDs, DVD ISO image, DVD IFO files to a comaptible format on my iMac without any trouble. Here I take it as an example and share the easy guide on ripping DVD ISO to ATV.

Tip: Please download the free trial "Apple TV 3 DVD Ripper" if you are a Windows user.

Step 1. Run DVD Ripper as DVD ISO Converter for Apple TV, and click “IFO/ISO” button to load your DVD ISO image file.



Step 2. Click on the dropdown menu of “Format” and then move your pointer to “HD video > “H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)” which is the compatible format for Apple TV.

Tip: You can also choose the format from the “Apple TV” sublist. Here we recommend you to choose H.264 HD Video.

Step 3. Click “Settings” button and go to “Profile Settings” window to customize video and audio settings for a better file quality. Though the new Apple TV can support H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames, 720*480 is the best video size to set here due to the source DVD native resolution.

Video Settings:

Codec- h264
Size(pix)- 720*480/1280*720/1920*1080
Bitrate(kbps)- 2000
Frame Rate(fps)- 30

Audio Settings:

Codec- aac
Sample Rate(hz)- 44100
Bitrate(bps)- 128000
Channels- Stereo

Step 4. Click “Convert” button to start converting DVD ISO file to Apple TV 3 on Mac OS X. As soon as the conversion is completed, click “Open” button to get the converted h.264 MP4 files for transferring to Apple TV 3 for playback via iTunes.

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10 août 2012 5 10 /08 /août /2012 08:46

As I know, many people like collecting DVDs or liking DVD mvoies. If you also like playing movies on big screen via new Apple TV, have you thought of streaming DVD movies to Apple TV 3 for enjoying? If so, do you know how to backup DVD movies to Apple TV 3 for playing on the widescreen HDTV under Mac OS X? In this article, we will talk about how to make DVD disc, DVD movie work with new Apple TV.

New Apple TV 3 is the latest version for Apple TV, it can surpport 1080p HD movies in MP4, MOV, M4V, ect video formats. It means it has no DVD drive for playing DVDs and we have to rip DVD to Apple TV 3 before putting DVDs into it on Mac. If you plan to regularly transfer DVD movies to NEW Apple TV at higher resolution and sharper video quality, Brorsoft's DVD Ripper for Mac will save you money and time. The app can load DVD discs straightly for converting to Apple TV 3 compatible video with its and you can play the ripped movies in 720p HD Viode.

Guide: How to Rip DVD to Apple TV 3 with best video quality?

Step 1. Import DVD into the Converter Tool.

Download and install the DVD to Apple TV 3 Converter. Run it and import DVD disc, DVD movies or DVD IFO/ISO files into it.

Step 2. Choose a palyable format of Apple TV 3.

Click format and move your mouse to "Apple TV", now you will see several formats for Apple TV. I suggest you select Apple TV 2 Dolby Digital Pass-through(*.m4v) or Apple TV H.264 1280*720(*.m4v) for playing with 720p HD Video as the below picture.

Step 3. Convert DVD movies to Apple TV 3.

Start ripping DVD to H.264 MP4/M4V for new Apple TV 3 on Mac OS X via clicking "Convert" button.



Conclusion

After the fast DVD to Apple TV 3 conversion, you can smoothly sync the converted DVD movies to Apple TV 3 via iTunes on Mac. You can also enjoy playing DVD movies on iPod, iPad, iPhone, and so on. Hope enjoy yourselves.

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26 juin 2012 2 26 /06 /juin /2012 07:18

I am a musician, music lover, and musical fan (and veteran programmer).* I buy DVDs & Blu-rays of any musical or concert that I want to watch multiple times. How do I watch all those discs on my 55” TV via new Apple TV3 with 5.1 sound? I have a quality Receiver, very HiFi speakers.

I got the problem from Google. The Apple TV 3 user want to transfer and watch DVDs & Blu-rays on TV via the new Apple TV3 with 5.1 sound. As we all know, the new Apple TV 3 has no Blu-ray drive to surpport Blu-ray/DVD movies, that means we have to rip and convert Blu-ray to Apple TV 3 on Mac OS X. But how to get 5.1 sound when playing Blu-ray/DVD movies via Apple TV 3? In this article, I will share my best way to watch Blu-ray/DVD movies on Apple TV 3 with 5.1 sound.



You need to go to Google and download a perfect Blu-ray to Apple TV 3 Converter tool on your Mac, which can help you rip Blu-ray/DVD movies to Apple TV 3 quickly and convert Blu-rays/DVDs to new Apple TV 3 for playing on TV with 5.1 sound in HD video quality. Here I show you the best Mac Blu-ray to Apple TV 3 Ripper (as far as I know). It comes up with new Apple TV 3 1080p preset in its latest update, letting you easily and fastly rip Blu-ray movies to M4V for Apple TV 3 and convert DVD IFO/ISO files to M4V for Apple TV 3 with 2 audio tracks- Dolby Digital 5.1 and AAC stereo audio, so that Apple TV could pass-through Dolby Digital to A/V receiver for reproduction of surround sound, and export AAC stereo when going without surround sound system. I believe the top Apple TV 3 Blu-ray/DVD Ripper can give you a big help.

Step 1: Launch the best Mac Blu-ray/DVD to Apple TV 3 Converter, and click the button like a disc to add Blu-ray to the best tool. You can tick the box in front of the Blu-ray/DVD files you want to rip.

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)(1920*1080)”. Which can help you convert 1080p Blu-ray to M4V on Mac OS X.

Tip: If you want to rip DVDs to Apple TV 3 with AC3 5.1, you should better choose “Apple TV“ > "Apple TV 3 Dobly Digital Pass-through(*.m4v)(1280*720)” to get best video/audio effect.

Step 4: Click the “Convert” icon, it will start converting Blu-ray/DVD to new Apple TV 3 on Mac OS X Lion immediately. You can follow the converting process in the “Conversion” interface.



After the Blu-ray to H.264 HD Video for Apple TV conversion, you can get the output files for your Apple TV via clicking on “Open” button effortlessly. Now you can transfer and play Blu-ray/DVD movies on TV via new Apple TV 3.

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1 juin 2012 5 01 /06 /juin /2012 11:00

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.

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24 mai 2012 4 24 /05 /mai /2012 06:10

The iPad (3) took front row during the recent launch extravaganza, however Apple also refreshed their Apple TV with a new model sporting a single core A5 SoC and some other noteworthy tweaks. Although the previous Apple TV was pretty slick to use, its lowly 720p output counted against it. For the 2012 new Apple TV, things have changed and it's now a Full HD 1080p video streamer. Thus HD movies lovers will be very glad to play 1080p videos on new Apple TV (3rd Generation, 2012).

It is a pity that the new Apple TV 3 is still limited to MOV, M4V and MOV. It means you can't play (3D) Blu-ray, DVD and Video movies like MKV, AVI, MPG, AVCHD, ect on it smoothly. Do you like watching the most popular 3D film- The Avengers? And do you got the 2D/3D Blu-ray or DVD Disc? If so, ever thought of copying 1080p The Avengers movie to the new Apple TV 3 for playing? I am also a Blu-ray movies fun, in this article, I will share my way about how to transfer Blu-ray to Apple TV 3 for enjoying with best video quality.

Then how to enable the new Apple TV (2012) to play Blu-ray movie The Avengers with Full-HD 1080p quality? You just need to rip and convert Blu-ray to New Aple TV 3 with a top Blu-ray to Aple TV 3 Converter. I used Brorsoft's Blu-ray Ripper, it can rip Blu-ray/DVD movie no matter from Blu-ray disc, Blu-ray movie folder to the Apple TV 3 compatible format at 5-6 faster speed based on CUDA&AMD Technologies, the most important is that the best Blu-ray Ripper can rip 3D Blu-ray disc to 2D videos or convert 2D Blu-ray to 3D movies for Apple TV 3 with a proper format H.264/MPEG-4. Besides, you also can freely select your wanted subtitles or show the forced subtitles as you need for your favorite Blu-ray movies. Bellow is the easy guide for you.

Guide: Tips and Tricks for putting and converting 1080p Blu-ray movie The Avengers to Aple TV 3 with best setting

Step 1: Download and run the best Blu-ray to Apple TV 3 Converter ( or Blu-ray Ripper for Mac OS X ). Click the button like a disc or the folder to add 2D/3D Blu-ray movie to it.

Tip: Freely select the subtitles for you Blu-ray movies from the “Subtitles” option. Thus, you can put 3D Blu-ray movie onto Apple TV 3 with preferred subtitles.

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)”. Which can make Blu-ray playable via Apple TV 3 with HD video quality.

Step 3: Click the “Convert” button; it will start the 3D/2D Blu-ray movie to M4V for Apple TV 3 conversion immediately. You can find the process in the “Conversion” interface.



After ripping The Avengers Blu-ray movie to Apple TV 3, you can sync/stream 1080p Blu-ray to the new Apple TV, new  iPad 3 via iTunes 10.6 on or later.

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