Playing flv mpg avi files on apple tv 2 ATV2. This blog post will show you how to play all your video files on your apple tv 2
Install Perian on your mac to enable lots of different codecs in quicktime
- download perian from perian.org
- install it
- navigate to your movies
- right click (or option click)
- open with -> quicktime
- file -> save as
- save it as a movie
quicktime will now convert that movie into a .mov
with a .mov file you can now import the video into itunes.
once it is in itunes you need to select the video file and then go to
- advanced -> create an apple tv version.
Not actually playing flv mpg avi files on apple tv 2
granted, this is a bit of a work-around, and you don’t actually play the native versions of the files on your apple tv, but once the conversion is done, you don’t have to convert the video files again.