The answer may to be disappointed. As far as I know, the current existing two official and free methods to stream video files to Apple TV from computer - whether iTunes or AirPlay both don't recognize WMV as the input format. Likewise, you'll be greatly disappointed if you turn to other alternatives since most of them are not only expensive but also have inevitable defects: only support several formats, require installing some plug-ins, and with an endless line of embedded goods, etc.
Therefore, in order to play WMV on Apple TV 4/3/2/1, we suggest you to convert WMV to Apple TV 4/3/2/1 more supported MP4 encoded with H.264 or MPEG-4. So what you need is one professional WMV to Apple TV converter. iFastime Video Converter Ultimate for Mac (Windows), which is one of the best video encoding and decoding apps for Apple TV. It assists you to convert a wide range of video formats including WMV, MKV, H.265, MP4, AVI, FLV, VOB, MXF, Netflix, even DVD, Blu-ray, ISO and more to MP4, MOV, M4V for playing smoothly and freely on Apple TV while keeping the original video quality.
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How to Convert WMV to Apple TV supported formats for streaming and watching?
Step 1. Click "Add video" button to choose WMV video files from your hard drive for converting.
Step 2: Choose Apple TV format
Click "Format" bar and turn to the Apple TV category. The program has a number of presets for Apple TV, Apple TV 2, and Apple TV 3, Apple TV 4 Generation.
Note: By choosing this format, you will get two sound tracks in the result M4V video, one is stereo, and the other is AC3 encoded Dolby Digital 5.1 pass-through. When your Apple TV 4 is connected to audio receiver, the 5.1 surround sound will work. When ATV 4 is connected to your HDTV only, the stereo track will work.
Step 3: Convert WMV to Apple TV 4
Finally, start the WMV to Apple TV 4 conversion on Mac by clicking on the "Strart conversion" button at the bottom right corner.
After the short conversion, you will be able to get the output files for Apple TV 4 via clicking on "Open" button effortlessly. Now simply stream the converted WMV to Apple TV 4 to play WMV files from computer on your HDTV or TV using above methods. And all the following Apple TV 4 WMV Playback issues will be solved with the above step by step guide.
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