iTunes 4K, HDR

keeganskylar

macrumors newbie
Sep 26, 2012
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weird .. maybe apple is preparing to release movies in 4k with the release of an updated apple tv
Will there be a new Apple TV device that is 4K or will they simply just update the current recent Apple TV with a software update to get 4K ?
 

kiranmk2

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Oct 4, 2008
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Will there be a new Apple TV device that is 4K or will they simply just update the current recent Apple TV with a software update to get 4K ?
The current ATV cannot do HDR - HDR10 needs HDMI2.0 and Dolby Vision requires dedicated chips (but could work over HDMI 1.4) - so it is unlikely 4K will ever come to ATV4.
 

LtRoyalShrimp

macrumors member
May 21, 2014
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SF, CA
Same here. This is from my purchase history. Recently rented Fantastic Beasts on my Apple TV. Not sure if it matters but my Apple TV is connected to a KS8000 4k/HDR TV.
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BJMRamage

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Oct 2, 2007
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anyone seeing 4k HDR on a BETA macOS?

some see HD some see 4K
some in UK, some in US.
 

furbzv1

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Sep 17, 2014
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That would be dope- hopefully we get to see more and more movies listed on 4K
 

JeffPerrin

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Jul 21, 2014
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So is the actual file in 4K? Open it on your computer and see if the resolution is greater than 1920X1080.
Last I knew, the files you download from Desktop iTunes were different from those served up on the ATV 4 gen store. (Lack of DD+ audio is a telltale sign of this)

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I don't know absolutley- it's been a while since I purchased an iTunes file. It would be news to me if it's actually a different file. I think the Dolby Digital is in there with non-surround audio for computers. The last one I did download has both tracks wrapped in FairPlay... but the DD track is in there too.
 
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