As a big fan or an enthusiast of Apple, it’s ordinary to have the different generations of iPod, iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. The top-notch Apple Inc. has released so many outstanding gadgets to lure your consumer electronics' appetite. People’s pursuit of HD quality is never stopping. Apple is clever to add the 1080p supports to the new iPad 3 and the 3rd Generation Apple TV. If you are a pride owner of the new iPad and ATV 3, you may be like to know if there is a universal format for encoding movies for a quality playback on both the Apple TV 3 and iPad 3. If there is, you needn’t rip your Blu-ray DVDs for iPad 3 and Apple TV 3 separately. To make things easier, Pavtube software applications have added a universal format for use on both the new iPad 3 and Apple TV 3rd Generation. The following contents will show the details.
Pavtube Studio has launched lots of software applications in the field of multimedia conversion, spanning across BD/DVD ripping, video trans-coding, DRM contents (iTunes/Amazon movies & digital copy) conversion, camera/camcorder footage and TiVo DVR recordings conversion. Here we demonstrate how to choose a universal format for both iPad 3 and ATV 3 by using Pavtube Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate.
1. Run Pavtube Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate and import source files to it.
Pavtube Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate is able to rip Blu-ray/DVD for Apple TV 3 and iPad 3, as well as convert videos in various file formats for viewing on iPad 3 and Apple TV 3.
2. Choose a universal format as output format for iPad 3 and Apple TV 3
Pavtube Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate offers lots of presets for users to choose from. Besides Apple devices, it also features presets for Android tablets and smartphones, game consoles and editing software, etc. To generate files for use on both Apple TV 3rd Generation and the new iPad, you should select “Apple TV 3 Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)” as output format under “Apple TV’ option.
The best universal format and settings for ATV 3 and iPad 3 1080p video:
Format: Apple TV 3 Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)
The “Apple TV 3 Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)” preset will ensure you a perfect 1080p playback quality on both Apple TV Gen 3 and the iPad 3. Plus, there will be two audio tracks packaged into the converted files, one is an AC-3 encoded audio track for Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound pass-through when connecting with audio receiver (see how to Set up ATV for streaming HD videos with Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound), and the other is an AAC stereo track for native playback.
3. Encode movies for ATV 3 and iPad 3
Click “Convert” button to start Blu-ray/DVD ripping or video conversion for iPad 3 and ATV 3. Soon after the conversion is done, click “Open” button to get the final output files for viewing on either iPad 3 or Apple TV 3 with excellent 1080p quality.
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