How to Play 4K Blu-ray on Apple TV 4K ?

John Salley

Sep 04, 2017 08:08 am / Posted by John Salley to 4k, TV

For Apple fans, you may wait for the latest Apple TV series for about 2 years, the Apple 4K time is coming: Apple TV 4K will bring you amaaing 4K video experience. Form some online data, the Apple TV 4K will release on September 22/23, 2017, you just need to wait for the great day. What can you do before you get the new Apple TV 2017? It’s the best chance to take full use of the collected 4K Blu-ray movies, you can enjoy the Apple TV 4K wide screen and high 4K video resolution.

Usually, we play 4K Blu-ray by a 4K Blu-ray player, in fact, a 4K Blu-ray player is a little expensive, at the same time, Blu-ray discs are easy to be damaged, some scratches on disc will affect the Blu-ray playback, you also need to pay attention to the Blu-ray disc storage, it’s so careful. Why not try to backup the 4K Blu-ray to digital 4K video which can be kept forever, no any damage, storage and 4K Blu-ray player expense troubles. You also can play 4K Blu-ray on Apple TV 4K with USB or upload the 4K video to NAS, stream 4K video to Apple TV 4K. Here, you can realize the perfect decision. (Top 4K UHD TV)

Friendly Data for Apple TV Fans

  1. Apple TV (1st gen): September 12, 2006 reveal | March 21, 2007 release
  2. Apple TV (2nd gen): September 1, 2010 reveal | September, 2010 release
  3. Apple TV (3rd gen): March 7, 2012 reveal | March 16, 2012 release
  4. Apple TV (4th gen): September 9, 2015 reveal | October 26, 2015 release
  5. Apple TV (5th gen): September September 22/23, 2017 (Maybe)

Stream 4K video to Apple TV 4K directly vs Converted 4K Blu-ray

  • Bad: 4K streaming demands at least 20Mbps speeds, which many Internet users just don’t have
  • Good: Playing the converted 4K Blu-ray on Apple TV 4K with USB, you don’t need worry about the internet speed.

Best 4K Blu-ray Ripper for Apple TV 4K

 Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is one of the 4K Blu-ray ripper which can support multiple 4K Blu-ray disc, even your 4K Blu-ray movies are protected by 4K Blu-ray region code, AACS, BD+, RC, BD-Live, UOPs Blu-ray protection and so on. With the user-friendly interface and easy buttons, you can finish the 4K Blu-ray backup process with fast speed. Except the 4K Blu-ray disc, you also can load the 4K Blu-ray ISO/IFO image or folder.

This 4K Blu-ray ripper provides you different 4K video formats, like: H.265 4K MP4, H.265 4K MKV, H.264 4K MP4. Then you can realize your 4 dream on Apple TV 4K. In addition, you can can adjust the 4K video parameters for Apple TV 4K, including video and audio codec, video frame, video bitrate, for better hearing enjoyment, you can adjust the audio channels. We all like the fast speed, this software provides you the lighting speed which takes full use of the NVIDIA CUDA & AMD technologies, you can get 30x faster speed than other 4K video converter when you choose the 4K video with H.264 or H.265 codec.

How to Get 4K Video Files From 4K Blu-ray disc?

Step 1. Add 4K Blu-ray disc

Click “File” menu and load 4K Blu-ray disc, you can drag the 4K Blu-ray to the software directly. When you load the 4K Blu-ray disc, this 4K Blu-ray ripper can detect the Blu-ray main title automatically. At the preview window, you can watch the Blu-ray movies smoothly.

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Step 2. Choose output 4K video format

When you start to get the 4K video from 4K Blu-ray disc, you need to do 2 steps, one is choosing the 4K video format: Get the 4K video format with 3 options, Then you need to enter the setting menu and adjust the video resolution to 4K video resolution, like: 3840p. Of course, you also can adjust other video and audio parameters, like: video and audio codec, video frame, video bitrate, etc.

  1. Common video > H.264 High Profile video (.*mp4)
  2. HD video > H.265 HD video (.*mp4)
  3. HD video > H.264 HD video (.*mov)

Output Xbox One S and Plex supported 4K formats

Tip 1: In addition, you not only can get the 4K digital Blu-ray movies, also you can also can compress 4K video to HD video by reducing the video resolution, HD video won’t affect the 4K Blu-ray video enjoyment.

Tip 2: You can adjust the 4K video codec to H.264 or H.265, then you can experience the high 4K video running speed.

output supported audio codec

Step 3. Start 4K Blu-ray video conversion

After all the settings are finished, you need to go back to the main interface and click Convert button to begin the 4K Blu-ray video conversion quickly.

When you get the 4K video files, you can save it to the USB flash drive and insert the USB to the Apple TV 4K, finally you can watch the 4K Blu-ray on Apple TV 4K with ease. It will show up in the Computers > Movies list on the Apple TV, you need to choose the 4K converted Blu-ray video. More options: 7 ways to play 4K video at home.