MKV files Not Working with Apple TV 4 via Plex on NAS

We will share the tips and tricks for copying and streaming MKV to Apple TV 4 via Plex in the simplest way. Read on !

The Matroska (aka MKV) is an open standard free container format, a file format that could hold an infinite amount of subtitle tracks, or video, sound, picture in a single file.

The features of MKV contains adaptable, extensible, cross platform, robust flowing support, menu subtitle support & much more. That is the why there’s such a demand & that’s why the internet is filled with MKV formatted files. To play 1080p 720p MKV on your Apple TV 4 via Plex without quality loosing, the only problem is that you’re ought to use a third party application if you would like to upload MKV HD files to Apple TV 4 via Plex on NAS .

The video converting app I applied is Brorsoft Video Converter.

This video app is professional on fast transcoding MKV to Plex Media Server with MP4 format (the most compatible video format for Plex) without quality loss. In addition, it not only supports MKV videos, but also handles various common video formats, like MXF. MTS, MOV, MP4, AVI, WMV .etc. For Mac users, Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is also a helpful app to encode videos for further usage.

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Guide: Transcode MKV to Apple TV 4 and Play via Plex on NAS

Step 1. Load MKV files

Launch the Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate / iMedia Converter and drag .mkv files to the software interface to import the file. It supports batch conversion.

Step 2. Choose Apple TV 4 supported format

Click “Format” drop-down list, and then from Apple TV category choose the one you think best for your TV resolution such as “Apple TV H.264 (*.m4v)”. If you like to tweak a little, click Settings, you are allowed to change the frame rate, resolution, bitrate and other specifications of the videos, if the tech terms look taunting to you, proceed to the next step.

Step 3. Start the MKV to Apple TV 4 conversion

Click “Start conversion” button to transcode MKV for ATV 4. After the short conversion, you will be able to get the output files for Apple TV 4 via clicking on “Open” button effortlessly. Now you can store MKV movies to NAS and stream them to Apple TV 4 via Plex Media Server. Have fun!

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