How to Play DVD on Apple TV?

Summary: In this article, you will get some easy methods to solve the question about how to play DVD on Apple TV.



It's a enjoyable thing to watch an high-definition DVD movies on Apple TV with your families and friends together. And latest Apple TV comes up with the features that can offer 1080p Full HD output as well as AirPlay streaming function to the user. In this regard the most advanced Apple TV does not disappointed, with iCloud backup, iTunes matches, and photo streaming all the features make it outstanding among the market.


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However, a good feature is always a double-edged sword. Apple TV has its own limitations, it can only support a few file formats including H.264 and MPEG-4. That means your DVD discs that are not supported by Apple TV, if you want to play DVD on Apple TV, you need to rip DVD to an Apple TV compatible file first. In this tutorial, you will get two easy methods to deal with this question and play DVD on Apple TV at ease.


Solution 1. Using Handbrake


Handbrake is a free and open source platform,which convert video from nearly any format.Windows, Mac and Linux are supported as well.

You will need to download latest Handbrake from it's official website first, then you can rip DVD with Handbrake for Free.


Note: You will need an hour or more to rip DVD with Handbrake for watching on Apple TV, and Handbrake can only convert these DVDs without copy protection. If you seek an easy and all-in-one solution to rip all DVD discs just refer solution 2.


Solution 2. Using Brorsoft DVD Ripper


All-in-one method is Brorsoft DVD ripper for Mac, which enable you rip all DVD discs to H.264 and MPEG-4 for watching on Apple TV with fast speed and flawless quality. Brorsoft DVD Ripper Grabs the NVIDIA® CUDA and AMD technologies, the ripping speed is about 5-6X faster  while keeping the original video quality. Besides, it provides more regular video formats like MKV, AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV, WMV, etc and 150+ devices like iPhone 7/7 plus, iPad Pro, Kindle Fire HD(X), Samsung phone for playback. Don't hesitate to download the tool, then follow below easy steps to rip DVD to H.264 video format and watch DVD movies on Apple TV without any hassle.




Step-by-step to rip DVD to H.264 format and Play DVD on Apple TV at ease


Step 1. Load DVD movies


Run the DVD Ripping Tool, insert your DVD disc to a external or internal DVD drive on Mac and load DVD movies to the Tool.


Here, DVD ISO files and Video_TS folder are supported as well.




Step 2. Select the output format


You are freely to choose the output format, as we have almost 250+ formats. Here we take H.264 * .mp4 format as the output, which is compatible for Apple TV. Meanwhile, you can set the output folder as you like.




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


Step 3. Start the conversion


After all settings, you can click the "convert" button to rip DVD to H.264 format and watch DVD movies on Apple TV at ease.


Once the conversion finished, you can click the "open" button to locate the output file and open your iTunes select "add files to library" option to import the converted files to iTunes library.


Now you can sync the converted DVD to Apple TV via iTunes, or a USB flash drive and Play DVD movies on Apple TV with your families and friends together!


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Video Ultimate Windows | Mac


Do it all - Convert, Edit Video and Rip, Backup Blu-ray and DVD movies, 250+ formats, Ultra-Fast encoding speed, ZERO quality loss!

And you can also use Video ultimate to convert Blu-ray/DVD or videos to H.264 format for playing on Apple TV at ease.


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