Easily Convert XviD/Divx to Apple TV on Mac OS X Yosemite

Fond of enjoying movies on Apple TV with the high resolution on the latest Mac operation system OS X Yosemite? I wonder how did you play the Xvid and Dvix files on Apple TV, is that realizable? Today here we would like to offer the best solutions for you to convert the Xvid and Divx movies to be suitable for playback on Apple TV. Would you like to join us for more details?


If you have searched the Apple TV official website, we will find that the biggest limitation of Apple TV is the lack of codec support (like Xvid, DivX, etc.) and not even having the ability to do basic surround sound like Dolby Digital 5.1. These issues were resolved almost immediately after the Apple TV was released, although the hacks were somewhat less than practical. Something as simple as getting your Apple TV to, say, sync and recognize your Xvid movies as playable was no simple feat.

Cause the Xvid/Divx becomes more and more popular due to its ability to compress lengthy video segments into small sizes while maintaining relatively high visual quality. Have tried directly syncing the Xvid/Divx to Apple TV, but failed? No worry, this article is written just to resolve the Xvid/Divx on Apple TV 3 issues. We also have discussed related Xvid to iTunes or Roku issues there, which we can take a reference.

Compared with others, we have found the Pavtube Video Converter has the strong ability of transcoding the Xvid or Divx files well. This program offers quite effective solution for you to convert almost all the videos Xvid, DivX as well as MKV, MOV, MTS, TiVo, VOB, etc. It also allows you to adjust the video, audio parameter to get a decent output video that you want. Barely several steps are enough. Just download it and follow the steps below to sync Xvid/Divx files to Apple TV for playing smoothly.

Step 1. Install and launch the best Xvid/Divx to Apple TV Converter, and then click “Add Video” or just drag and drop to import your source Xvid/Divx materials.


Step 2. To select the optimized format as the output format, you just click the “Format” icon on the right side, in the popping up window, choose the ‘HD Video’>>’H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)’ as the best supported one.


Step 3. For more advanced functions? Why not go to the ‘Settings’ button to get more adjustments with video and audio parameters? Such as video size, bitrates, frame rates or audio channels.

Tips: When you choosing “Apple TV 3 Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)” as output, an AC-3 encoded audio track will also be included for Apple TV 3 to Pass-through Dolby Digital 5.1 sound (also known as AC3 5.1). To get this 5.1 surround sound, AV Receiver is necessary, and if Apple TV Gen 3 is connected with TV only, you will get audio in stereo.

Finally go back to the main interface and hit the big red icon ‘Convert’ to get the work started. Then you can effortlessly watch all XviD/Divx video files on Apple TV on Mac OS X Yosemite. Do you wanna have a try to enjoy yourselves?


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