Apple TV is a digital media receiver developed and sold by apple Inc. It is a small form factor network appliance designed to play digital content from the iTunes Store, Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube, Flickr, iCloud, or any Mac OS X or Windows computer running iTunes on an enhanced-definition or high-definition widescreen television. The newest Apple TV 3 makes it possible to watch 1080p/1080i videos. MXF files are shot by professional camcorders like Panasonic DVCPRO P2, Sony XDCAM, Canon XF camcorder and so on. Apple TV don't have native support for MXF videos, if you want to view 1080p MXF Videos on Apple TV 3 and using Windows PC, an MXF to Apple TV converter for Windows like Aunsoft TransMXF is needed. The native support format for Apple is m4v, so we need to convert MXF footage to m4v for using in Apple TV 3. Let's see the detailed process for converting MXF files for viewing on Apple TV 3.
Convert MXF to Apple TV Step 1:
Free download Aunsoft MXF to Apple TV converter for Windows, install and run it. Import MXF/P2 MXF footage into Aunsoft TransMXF. You can load directly from your camcorder or from your hard drive.
Convert MXF to Apple TV Step 2:
Click "format" to choose the output format for the videos. Select "Apple TV" then "Apple TV 3 Dolby Digital pass-through (*.m4v)".
Click "settings" to adjust the video and audio like size, bitrate, etc.
Note: An AC-3 encoded audio track will also be included for Apple TV to pass-through Dolby Digital 5.1 sound, so that it will work in surround sound when Apple TV is connected to audio receiver, and also in stereo when Apple TV is connected with TV only.
Convert MXF to Apple TV Step 3:
Choose the output route then click on "start conversion" button below preview window. If you want to combine several MXF clips into one, click "merge into one file" before conversion.
With little time and several clicks with your mouse, you have completed converting MXF files to Apple TV 3. Click "open" to find you converted videos, sync them to you Apple TV 3 with iTunes. Then you are able to view 1080p MXF videos on Apple TV 3.