Best way to Rip Blu-ray disc to M4V format for Apple TV on Mac

Summary: This article will teach you how to open and play Blu-ray disc movies on Apple TV 1/2/3 with best Blu-ray to Apple TV Ripper.

Although people are now ditching the old ways of home entertainment – broadcast TV and physical media – in favour of downloads and streaming services, they may have a sizeable collection of Blu-ray movies, gathering dust in their cases and gobbling up valuable shelf space. If you are interested in ripping Blu-ray movies to a hard drive, where you can access them any time via an Apple TV or similar device, this tutorial will give you some effective tips on how to converting Blu-ray discs into Apple TV.

Apple TV is a digital media receiver created by Apple Inc., which is designed to access M4V/MP4/MOV digital content from the iOS devices, or any Mac OS X or Windows-based computer running to a high-definition widescreen television. In order to play Blu-ray movies on Apple TV, you need a piece of Blu-ray Ripping software to help you.

Among plenty of Blu-ray ripping tools in the market, I hereby recommend the best-in-class one, which is named Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac. With it, you can rip and convert commercial Blu-ray Discs (Blu-ray H264, MPEG, VC1) for freely playback on Apple TV 1/2/3 without problem. Moreover, it also can deal with DVD disc to portable devices formats for playing including iPad, iPhone, Kindle, Nexus, Samsung Tab .etc. If you are a PC user, Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper Windows version is your first choice. Now, download the software on computer and follow below guide to start Blu-ray to Apple TV conversion.

Preparation:

1. Mac Computer (Yosemite included)
2. Apple TV&Widescreen television
3. Mac Blu-ray Driver

How to Rip Blu-ray movies to Apple TV on Mac

Step 1: Run the Ripper and import Blu-ray movie, ISO, IFO from drive to the tool, you also can load DVDs, DVD IFO/ISO to it.



Step 2: Click on Format > Apple TV. From the drop down menu, select the proper output format. Here, Apple TV Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v) is recommended. The profile Apple TV 3 is specially designed for 1080p Full-HD quality with Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound.



Tip: You can adjust codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the "Settings" page according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.

Step 3: Tap "Convert" button; it will convert Blu-ray movie to M4V for Apple TV immediately.

After conversion, you can get the output M4V file via "Open" panel for your Apple TV effortlessly. Now you can play Blu-ray movies on Apple TV without any issue.

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