Any easy way to watch 1080p Blu-ray movies on Apple TV 3 at ease? Now follow this article to play Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray ISO, IFO files on Apple TV 3 (ATV 3) and get 5.1 surround sound smoothly effortlessly!

Apple TV 3 offers its users with full HD 1080p output as well as AirPlay functionality. Talk about the latest technologies Apple TV 3 does not disappoint in this area, it comes with iCloud backup of the TV 3, and iTunes Match, Photo Stream, among other evident technologies. However, it is well known that Apple TV 3 supports very few file formats, which include H.264 and MPEG-4 videos meaning DVD or Blu-ray cannot work with your Apple TV 3 supported formats.

In this case, Blu-ray Ripper for Apple TV 3 as the best Blu-ray to new Apple TV 3 Converter is the best application for you here. This professional Blu-ray Ripper for Apple TV 3 his Blu-ray to Apple TV 3 Converter is specially designed for the new Apple TV 3 users to convert and compress 1080p Blu-ray to new Apple TV 3 compatible format H.264 or MPEG-4 at super fast speed with the CUDA or AMD acceleration technology support. Besides, with this program, you can freely select wanted subtitles for your Blu-ray movies.

Read a detailed guide on how to convert Blu-ray to Apple TV 3 supported 1080p video with Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound pass-through.

Required software: aPubsoft Blu-ray to Apple TV 3 Converter

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Step 1: Launch UFUSoft Blu-ray Ripper for Apple TV 3rd Gen, and load your Blu-ray source files to the program via clicking Blu-ray disc icon in the upper left corner of the main interface. When the movie files are loaded, simply tick off the checkbox before the movie title you want to rip for Apple TV 3 Gen.

Step 2: Choose “Apple TV 3 Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)” preset as output
UFUSoft Blu-ray to Apple TV 3 Converter has a number of presets for Apple TV, Apple TV 2, and Apple TV 3rd Generation, to export a Apple TV 3 1080p video with ac3 5.1 passthrough for AV receiver decoding, “Apple TV 3 Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)” preset is recommended.

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The best video format and settings for streaming Blu-ray to Apple TV 3 with 5.1 surround sound:

Format: Apple TV 3 Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)
Video Settings Audio Settings
Codec: h264; Resolution: 1920*1080; Bit Rate: 6,000 kbps; Frame Rate: 30 fps Codec: aac; Sample Rate: 48,000hz; Bit Rate:160,000 bps; Channels: Stereo

Note:

When you choosing “Apple TV 3 Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)” as output, an AC-3 encoded audio track will also be included for Apple TV 3 to Pass-through Dolby Digital 5.1 sound (also know as AC3 5.1), so that it will work in surround sound when Apple TV 3 is connected to audio receiver, and in stereo when Apple TV Gen 3 is connected with TV only.

By the way, if you wanna encode a Blu-ray DVD movie for a quality playback on both the Apple TV 3 and iPad 3, the “Apple TV 3 Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)”preset is also a recommended choice.

Step 3: Convert Blu-ray to Apple TV Gen 3

Click Convert button to rip Blu ray for Apple TV 3 Gen. When the ripping task is done, you will get a 1080p M4V video for ATV 3 with Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound pass-through by clicking Open button. Continue reading how to set up Apple TV for streaming HD videos with Dolby Digital 5.1 sounds?

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