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How to Convert YouTube Video for Play on Apple TV

YouTube is indeed a great site with very rich video resources. If you have downloaded some videos from YouTube and want to watch them on your Apple TV's widescreen, then you're definitely in the right place. In this article, we'll show you two easy ways to convert YouTube video to Apple TV compatible video formats so you can play your YouTube movies on Apple TV without any troubles.

Part 1. Download YouTube videos with YouTube Downloader

Here we use Windows (Windows 8) as an example to show you how to finish the conversion. For Mac users, please refer to YouTube Downloader for Mac to accomplish the task.

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1Download videos from YouTube

After running the application, you then need to launch the browser and locate the video that you want to download on YouTube.com. Then you'll see the “Download” button appearing on the top right corner of the video. Click it and select your preferred resolution from the dropdown list. Then the video will be downloaded at a fast speed.

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2Convert YouTube video format

When the video has been downloaded, you can go to "Downloaded" category and click "Convert" to choose the output format. To convert video to Apple TV compatible format, you can hit "Device" tab and select Device>Apple>Apple TV. Then click "OK" to start the conversion process.

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3Transfer the converted video to Apple TV

Once the conversion is done, please go to the "Converted" category. Right click on the target video and select "Open the Converted Folder" to locate the converted video. Then you can transfer the file to Apple TV for later watching.

Part 2. Download YouTube videos with Video Converter Ultimate

If you're using a Mac and want to convert YouTube video to Apple TV on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion included), simply turn to the equivalent Aimersoft Video Converter for Mac and follow the same tutorial.

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1 Add YouTube video

Install and run the program. Go to Convert tab and click Add Files to add the YouTube files you want to convert for playing on your Apple TV. Alternatively, you can directly drag video to the item bar for conversion. After the files are loaded, you can preview them, take snapshots, select subtitles, etc. as you like.

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Tips: This program also lets you download online videos with one click. Hit “Download” tab on the top of the main interface, then click "+Add URL" to paste the URL of the target video.

2Define output settings

This video converter provides the video preset for Apple TV, Apple TV 2 and the New Apple TV 3. Simply click Output Format and select Apple TV from Device > Apple TV as the output video format.

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3Start to convert your files

OK, let's come to the last step: click the Convert button to start converting all the added files to Apple TV compatible video. When the conversion is done, click Open Folder to find the converted video and sync them to your Apple TV via iTunes. After that, enjoy the YouTube video on your Apple TV without any troubles!

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