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Old Jan 20, 2008, 08:03 PM   #1
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what format can appletv play

can i play .mkv's??? or avi's?
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Old Jan 20, 2008, 08:04 PM   #2
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can i play .mkv's??? or avi's?
No

http://www.apple.com/appletv/specs.html


Video formats supported
  • H.264 and protected H.264 (from iTunes Store): Up to 5 Mbps, Progressive Main Profile (CAVLC) with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps (maximum resolution: 1280 by 720 pixels at 24 fps, 960 by 540 pixels at 30 fps) in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats
  • iTunes Store purchased video: 320 by 240 pixels, 640 by 480 pixels, 720 by 480 pixels (anamorphic), or high-definition 720p
  • MPEG-4: Up to 3 Mbps, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps (maximum resolution: 720 by 432 pixels at 30 fps) in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats
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Old Jan 22, 2008, 02:26 PM   #3
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can i play .mkv's??? or avi's?
Use Visualhub to covert the .mkv to play on the Apple TV. The software has an Apple TV preset.t
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Old Jan 22, 2008, 02:32 PM   #4
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This has been discussed for some time now. Search the fourms for it.
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