How to Play Video_TS folder on Apple TV
"I have over 100 Video_TS Folders on my Mac... can Apple TV send these to my TV? What about a networked DVD player... it should be able to play Video_TS Folders because they are in fact DVD's!!! I do not want to convert all my DVD's to some ridiculous Playstation format or mv4 ac3 or whatever other useless format!! Surely there is a solution for playing existing DVD files from computer over a network to my TV. "
Most of us download DVD movies directly from torrents that contains VIDEO_TS folder. A VIDEO_TS file is a DVD folder file, mainly containing all data for the DVD movies. It totally contains three kinds of files inside: VIDEO_TS.IFO, VIDEO_TS.BUP, and VIDEO_TS.VOB. To play Video_TS folder via Apple TV (ATV 2015 inclued), you'll need to convert Video_TS folder to Apple TV compatible video formats first. This article here will show you the entire process.
Since Video_TS are actually DVD videos, to convert DVD Video_TS folder to Apple TV, you need to get a DVD file converter. Here Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac is highly recommended to help you convert your Video_TS files to Apple TV compatible videos with easy operation and high output quality. With it, you can effortlessly get your work done in just a few clicks. Besides converting DVD Video_TS files, the program can also help you handle DVD discs, ISO/IFO files. If you are using a PC, please turn to the Windows version. Download the right program and start enjoying your Video_TS files with full HD quality on Apple TV!
How to convert and play Video_TS folder on Apple TV
Step 1. Load VIDEO_TS files
Run the Video_TS to Apple TV Converter program and click "Load DVD" to select and load the Video_TS folder to the program. There are many titles in one Video_TS folder, usually you just need to choose the main title to rip.
Step 2. Choose the output format
Click "Format" bar and turn to the Apple TV category. The program has a number of presets for Apple TV, Apple TV 2, and Apple TV 3rd Generation. Here "Apple TV 3 1080p Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)" preset is recommended.
Note: By choosing this format, you will get two sound tracks in the result M4V video, one is stereo, and the other is AC3 encoded Dolby Digital 5.1 pass-through. When your Apple TV is connected to audio receiver, the 5.1 surround sound will work. When ATV is connected to your HDTV only, the stereo track will work.
Step 3. Start converting Video_TS to Apple TV
After all settings, tap "Convert" button to start DVD Video_TS movies to M4V for Apple TV conversion immediately.
Once conversion completes, you can get the output files via "Open" panel for your Apple TV effortlessly. Now you can enjoy your DVD Video_TS movies on Apple TV without any issue.