Play AVI on Apple TV 4K

Although the newly released Apple TV 4K has so many great great new features and functions, however, for media enthusiasts, you may be disappointed to find that the media compatibility of the new Apple TV 4K are still limited to just few files formats. You can’t get other unsupported file formats such as MKV or AVI played on it directly.

The good news is that there are many available solutions to get the problem solved and one of the simplest option is converting AVI files to Apple TV 4K playable video and audio file formats listed below:

Best tool to convert AVI for Apple TV 4K playing

If you are looking for a powerful yet simple to use application to get the job completed, we highly recommend Pavtube Converter for Mac to you. The program has perfect importing support for 4K/2K/HD/SD AVI files encoded with the compression codec of Divx, Xvid, DV, H.264, etc. Thanks to its batch conversion mode, you can load multiple AVI files into the application for conversion at one time to save your precious time.

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The application is pretty simple to use, just load the unsupported AVI files into the application, then choose one of Apple TV 4K playable file formats listed above, then hit right-bottom convert button to begin the conversion process. No matter experienced user or fresh could handle it very well.

Adjust output profile parameters

To get better output video and audio quality, feel free to choose or specify exactly the profile parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like in the “Profile Settings” window offered by the program.

Pavtube Video Converter for Mac is available on for macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X El Capitan, Mac OS X Yosemite and Mac OS X Mavericks, etc. For Windows users, just switch to download the Windows version – Pavtube Video Converter to perform the conversion on Windows 10/8.1/8/7.

Step by Step to Convert AVI for Apple TV 4K Playing

Step 1: Load AVI files into the application.

Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or click the “Add Video” button on the top tool bar to import unsupported AVI files into the program.

Load AVI files into the application

Step 2: Choose output file format.

Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, select one of Apple TV 4K playable 4K file formats listed above such as 4K H.264, you can also choose other formats according to your own needs.

Output Apple TV supported 4K H.264 formats

Tips: Open “Profile Settings” window, here all the profile parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc are adjustable to facilitate you to make a balance between the video quality and the file size.

Step 3: Start the final conversion process.

After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the conversion process from AVI to Apple TV 4K direct playback 4K H.264 file formats.

When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then you will have no problems to play AVI file on Apple TV 4K.

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