Apple TV and FrontRow

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by MrMaxy, Jan 27, 2008.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Jan 27, 2008
    Hi Guys,

    I had a look around in the forum, but could not find what I,m looking for. But I'm absolutely sure someone out there has the answer to my question! ;)

    Is it really necessary to have movies in the iTunes library to stream/synchronize them with the Apple TV?
    What about all the other movies I can watch on my iMAC in FrontRow? Is it correct that they can't be seen via the ATV?
    Thanks a lot for your help out there!
  2. macrumors demi-god


    Aug 17, 2007
    Seattle, WA
    They have to be in iTunes and they have to be in MP4 format.
  3. thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jan 27, 2008
    That's sad, that means no :apple:TV for me :(

    But what about those who rip their DVD collection? How can these movies be included into iTunes?
  4. macrumors 68000


    Jun 24, 2004
    San Diego, CA
    Yes - handbreak will convert most DVDs to iTunes compatible files.

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