MKV stands for "Matroska Video". Matroska is a container file format, capable of holding unlimited number of video, audio and subtitile tracks, along with any metadata. MKV is open and free. No one holds patents or licenses and anyone can implement it freely. As a result nearly every software player and many hardware devices support it. The best software players out there (VLC, MPlayer ) have full MKV support and are absolutely free. Unfortunately MKV files can not playback in Apple TV 2.
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. HD 720p movies supported let you enjoy movies with Apple TV 2 just like at movie theater. And this Apple TV 2 can play videos in MP4, and music in MP3, AAC, WAV etc with 5.1 channels.
How to convert and play MKV files on Apple TV 2 with digital surround sound? For Apple TV 2 can not accept this format.
Don’t worry, Aunsoft Apple TV 2 Video Converter (For Mac: Apple TV 2 Video Converter for Mac) is such a useful and powerful MKV to Apple TV 2 Converter that can convert MKV, HD MKV, EVO, AVI, M2TS, MTS, MOD, VOD, DV-AVI, TOD, etc files to Apple TV 2 (*.mp4) with fast conversion speed, perfect video and audio synchronization, and high output quality. And source files like MKV, MTS, M2TS, EVO may give you surround sound 5.1 channels, you can also convert them to Apple TV 2 and keep 5.1 channels.
1. Download the MKV to Apple TV 2 Converter for free and then install, start up it. (This free trial version will output video with Aunsoft watermark, if you don’t like it, please purchase the full version.)
2. Import MKV files to the program. You can add more than one file and could also check “Merge into one file to get a large one file.
3. Please select suitable format like Apple TV - Apple TV H.264 1280*720 (*.mp4) for your Apple TV 2 as the output format for conversion. Then click Convert to start the conversion of MKV files to Apple TV 2 MP4 files etc.
Tip: Click “Settings” to set the Video/Audio Parameters like Size (resolution), bitrate, frame rate, audio channels to 5.1, etc to be more suitable for Apple TV 2. You can just use the default settings we made for you.
With this Apple TV 2 Video Converter, you needn’t worry about how to play MKV files on Apple TV 2 now. And you can also trim, crop your MKV videos and set Brightness, Contrast and Saturation of the videos.
Do you want to convert and play your MKV files on Apple TV 2 with 5.1 channels? Just do it now.
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