Apple has scrapped its original Apple TV design and introduced a new unit Apple TV 2, which is only 25% of the size of the original Apple TV. You can rent from the largest selection of HD movies - many available the same day they come out on DVD. HD 720p movies supported let you enjoy DVD movies with Apple TV 2 just like at movie theater. But we can see that movie in Apple Store are all not free, SD rentals start at $2.99, and HD rentals start at $3.99. So it looks like you need spend lots of money on watching more movies with Apple TV 2. Now if you have already had lots of DVD movies, you can rip or convert your DVD collections to Apple TV 2, then you can take it everywhere for playing.
Apple TV 2 Supported Video/Movie Formats:
* H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats.
* MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats.
* Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file.
Aunsoft DVD Ripper will help you rip the DVD movies to Apple TV 2 most compatible H.264 .mp4 format with 720p (1280x720 resolutions. It is the best DVD backup software for you, and you can also convert DVD to Apple TV 2 with hard burned subtitles.
Follow the steps below to get DVD movies on Apple TV 2. The DVD to Apple TV 2 Converter does not only convert DVD videos for you, but also remove the copy protection so that you can enjoy smooth video playback.
Step 1. Load DVD to Aunsoft DVD Ripper.
Insert the DVD disc to DVD-Rom as the source file. Click the DVD Rom button to load the entire DVD disc.
Step 2. Choose output format MP4 for Apple TV 2.
Chick Format to select Apple TV - Apple TV H.264 1280*720 (*.mp4) for your Apple TV 2 as the output format for conversion.
Tip: Click “Settings” to set the Video/Audio Parameters like Size (resolution), bitrate, frame rate, etc to be more suitable for Apple TV 2. You can just use the default settings we made for you.
Step 3. Select subtitle for Apple TV 2 videos.
Click the "Subtitle" option and you choose the prefer language you want from the drop-down list. The DVD to Apple TV 2 Converter will hard burn the selected subtitle to Apple TV 2 video, so that you can enjoy movies with hard-burned subtitles.
Step 4. Rip DVD to Apple TV 2 MP4.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the conversion from DVD to Apple TV 2 starts immediately. Just wait for a while, and the DVD to Apple TV 2 Converter will rip DVD movie to Apple TV 2 .mp4 video for you with the best quality.
1. The DVD to Apple TV 2 Converter supports loading DVD movies in flexible methods. Besides loading the entire disc from DVD-Rom, you can convert DVD IFO to Apple TV 2; convert DVD ISO to Apple TV 2.
2. The DVD to Apple TV 2 Converter only supports converting one disc at a time. If you want to load several DVD disc and Blu-ray movies for conversion, you can use Apple TV 2 Blu-ray/DVD Video Converter Ultimate.
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