View Full Version : H.264 MP4's up to 720p for Apple TV?
20th March 2007, 10:10
Hey there! My Apple TV box shipped today.
Are you guys at SlySoft working on H.264 MP4 support, up to 720p in resolution?
Current Apple iPod support tops out at sub-480p.
20th March 2007, 15:33
CloneDVD mobile does not support H.264 MP4 for iPod *at all*.
Only MPEG4 video is supported for iPod.
The guys at SlySoft are not telling us anything, which pisses me off.
They've created this forum and I wish they would, at least, let us know something. Anything!
I can take a "no", but I can't take silence.
21st March 2007, 09:18
I'm looking forward to receiving my AppleTV as well and I would like to add my voice to the call for increased settings availability.
22nd March 2007, 18:40
Video formats supported
H.264 and protected H.264 (from iTunes Store): Up to 5 Mbps, Progressive Main Profile (CAVLC) with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps (maximum resolution: 1280 by 720 pixels at 24 fps, 960 by 540 pixels at 30 fps)
iTunes Store purchased video: 320 by 240 pixels or 640 by 480 pixels
MPEG-4: Up to 3 Mbps, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps (maximum resolution: 720 by 432 pixels at 30 fps)
Audio formats supported
AAC (16 to 320 Kbps); protected AAC (from iTunes Store); MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps); MP3 VBR; Apple Lossless; AIFF; WAV
Photos formats supported
JPEG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, PNG
Enhanced-definition or high-definition widescreen TVs capable of 1080i 60/50Hz, 720p 60/50Hz, 576p 50Hz (PAL format), or 480p 60Hz
Please help us :doh:
22nd March 2007, 20:25
Videora Apple Tv converter http://www.redkawa.com/blog/post.php?t=649 is it completely free and will convert almost any video file to were is will play on the apple tv
24th April 2007, 04:16
I'v created an Apple TV AVC profile for 480P or 720P resolution at up to 5mbps bitrate (max capabilities on ATV). It is working quite well and produces very good quality results on my 42" Samsung DLP. Just add this profile to your Devices.ini file:
[Apple TV H264 AVC]
NOTE:H264 encoding will take 3-4 times as long as mp4, but will produce far superior results. Upconverting to 720P will take even longer and doesn't produce any better quality. ATV will upconvert the output to your TV anyways. A good compromise is to only select 640x480 for 4:3 or 720x408 for 16:9 and reduce the Quality Scale to about 25-35 (2-3mbps bitrate). It will still produce a far better picture than mp4 and won't take quite as long or take up as much HDD space as the Max AVC settings. As for me, I'll stick with best quality.
EDIT:iPod AVC Profile I posted is not working correctly, sorry. Will update soon.
Hope this helps until we get real support from SlySoft...