How does ATV distinguish Home Videos vs. Movies?

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by TwinCities Dan, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. TwinCities Dan macrumors 603

    TwinCities Dan

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    My :apple:TV seems to have changed the way it sorts video files and I was wondering why it thinks some of my movies are suddenly Home Videos? Now half of my movies are showing up in the "Home Video" section and the other half is in the "Movies" section where they belong. :(

    Anybody know what exactly flags a file as a "Home Video" and how to change it? :confused:

    I should mention that I am talking about .m4v's on a HD not movies purchased from iTunes.

    I can't even find what the :apple:TV has done with all my TV episodes... :mad:

    Thanks in advance!
    -TCD
     
  2. Peace macrumors Core

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    By tags.

    Get info in iTunes on the video and change it to whatever you want where it says media kind.
     

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  3. Peace, Dec 23, 2013
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    See my edit. There's a drop down menu that can change the tag.

    Sorry ..Didnt read the whole question. DO'H

    It can be changed from within iTunes.

    If the Apple TV sees the file on your Macbook it must be seeing the iTunes library

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  4. TwinCities Dan thread starter macrumors 603

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    Perfect, thank you sir!

    I have about 1100 movies and suddenly they were divided in half! So a little "select all" and changing that option should do the trick! Thanks again Peace! :cool:
     

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