Do I need to convert all my AVIs into MP4

tonynz

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Original poster
Oct 24, 2008
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Hi guys,

My girlfriend had just got back from the US and purchased me the new Apple TV with the awful interface.

I have a few hundred gigs of movies that I have accumulated over the years - Am I right that short of waiting for the new Jailbreak to come out, I have to convert them into MP4s for them to be able to be streamed?

Thanks!
 

WesCole

macrumors 6502a
Jul 1, 2010
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Texas
Honestly, I would convert them to mp4 anyway...most devices recognize it just as well or better than most other containers, so it would benefit you to do it anyway. I know it's a pain, but I did it and am glad I did. I have a little over 1TB over movies and TV shows.
 

-lefty

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Feb 3, 2012
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If your waiting for the jailbreak to be released, then wait and get XBMC to stream the AVIs this way you don't have to convert anything. plus XBMC can support a ton of different file formats