How to Play 4K Blu-rays on Apple TV 4K?

New Apple TV 4K is capable of playing 4K, high definition content, as well as more vivid colors. Users can download 4K content on Apple TV via iTunes and the App Store. If you already got the 4K Blu-ray movies, I think you don’t want to pay again to watch the 4K movies on Apple TV 4K via iTunes/App Store. So, let’s follow this easy yet useful tutorial to make full use of your 4K Blu-rays and Apple TV 4k.

To play 4K Blu-rays on Apple TV 4K, you can take advantage of a 4K Blu-ray to Apple TV converter to digitize/backup 4K Blu-rays, then play them on Apple TV 4K via USB Drive, NAS devices, or directly stream the converted 4K Blu-ray movies to Apple TV 4K via Plex. Here, Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Windows | Mac is an optimal 4K Blu-ray ripper that can support multiple even copy-protected 4K Blu-ray discs as input and quickly rip/convert them to 4K/1080P/720P 250+different video/audio formats like: H.265/HEVC, AVI, MP4, WMV, FLV, MPEG, MOV, MKV, etc.without losing quality.

Besides, this all-in-one Blu-ray ripper/copier also helps you backup entire Blu-ray content in original structure, or directly copy Blu-ray main movie as you like. With a built-in editor, you can do some video editing work like, adjust video effects, trim the video length, crop the black bar, or add personal watermark, etc.

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Guide: Rip/ Convert 4K Blu-ray to Apple TV 4K Supported Video Formats for Playback

Mac Version Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper taken as example, Windows share the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version, Mac platform .exe files cannot be installed on Windows OS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Load 4K Blu-ray Movies

Install and launch the best 4K Blu-ray to Apple TV converter and click “load disc” button to load your 4K Blu-ray movies to this program.

The Blu-ray titles and chapters will be listed on the program within a few seconds.


Step 2. Choose output 4K Video format

In order to get the 4K video from 4K Blu-ray disc, you need to do two steps, one is choosing the 4K video format: Get the 4K video format with 3 options, Then click the setting menu to adjust the video resolution to as original 4K video resolution. Of course, you also can adjust other video and audio parameters, like: video and audio codec, video frame, video bitrate, etc.

  • Common video > H.264 High Profile video (.*mp4)
  • HD video > H.265 HD video (.*mp4)
  • HD video > H.264 HD video (.*mov)


To keep the original 4K resolution, please select the original option from Size(pix) category.

In addition, you can click “Edit” button to do some editing work cropping, trimming, settings effect, adding subtitles.


Step 3. Start 4K Blu-ray video conversion

With all settings, click Convert button to rip/convert 4K Blu-ray movies for Apple TV 4K/4/3.

Once finished, click Open button to quickly locate the converted files, then copy them to the USB flash drive and insert the USB to the Apple TV 4K.

Now, it’s time to play the converted 4K Blu-ray on Apple TV 4K with your families and friends together. It will show up in the Computers > Movies list on the Apple TV, you need to choose the 4K converted Blu-ray video.

Additional Tips:

If you not only wanna rip Blu-rays, but also intend to convert DVD or HD Videos such as 4K XAVC/XAVC-S, MXF, MTS, MKV, WMV, AVI videos for Apple TV 4K, the all-in-one tool, Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate (or iMedia Converter for Mac) will be your first and best choice.

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