How to Convert MKV to Apple TV on Mac OS (Mountain Lion included)
MKV is an open source container format and is hence free for public distribution. So MKV is also more and more popular among Mac users. Due to the reason that Apple TV only accepts iTunes compatible formats like MP4, MOV and M4V, you'll have to convert your MKV files to Apple TV supported video first if you plan to watch them on Apple TV. To complete this job, you need a third-party MKV to Apple TV converter for Mac (Mountain Lion supported). Below comes the detailed guide.
How to convert MKV to Apple TV on Mac (Mountain Lion, Lion included)
Free download , and install it. Both Intel users and PowerPC users could download MKV to AppleTV Converter to get things done. Please download your desired version to convert MKV to AppleTV on Mac.
To install it, simply mount the .dmg archive by double-clicking it, and copy the application to your applications folder (or wherever you want).
Step 1. Add MKV video files to Mac MKV to Apple TV Converter
Click the + button to add MKV video files to the MKV to Apple TV Mac converter. This MKV video converter for Mac supports drag-drop and batch conversion, so you can import and convert several multimedia files at a time.
Step 2. Select output format as Apple TV MP4
Use the format on the bottom of the window to control the output format. And then select Apple TV as the output format.
Step 3. Change MKV Video and audio Settings
You can change the Resolution, Encoder, Bit rate and Frame rate of the MKV video and Sample Rate, Channels, Encoder and Bit Rate of the MKV Audio. The size of the MKV file depends a lot on these settings.
Meanwhile, you can click Output at the bottom left of the program window to specify the output folder.
Step 4. Start MKV to Apple TV conversion on Mac
After all the settings, just click Convert to begin MKV to Apple TV MP4 conversion on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion, Lion supported). If you want to trim, crop and more editing, please go to Edit window by clicking the right side pencil icon.