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Plex Media Server MPG - Make Apple TV 4 play .mpg file via Plex

12 Juillet 2016 , Rédigé par Juliet Zhu Publié dans #mpg to plex, #mpg to atv 4 via plex, #make apple tv 4 play mpg file, #plex media server mpg files, #transcode mpg to mp4 for plex, #mpg to apple tv 4 mp4 via plex

Searching from Google and got some hints. In the following paragraphs I will share the way I’ve worked out to play MPG files with Plex on ATV 4.

Question: Can't play MPG-files with Plex on Apple TV 4 ?
"Hello,

I am new to Plex and I've started to figure out how everything works. When I access files from my NAS, MP4-files play nicely on the Apple TV.

However, it seems that it cannot play my MPG-files. It loads them up just fine with meta-info and all, but when I hit "Play", it just loads for a while before returning to the main screen for the movie.

What am I missing here? The files play just fine in the browser on my MacBook.

Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance."

Okay! Following are the solution details:

Solution 1: Download Handbrake and use the default setting in it to convert MPG files to MP4 for streaming to Plex.

Cons: Some guys reflect Handbrake is spamware. Just downloaded it and had to do two malware cleans to get rid of all the shit it put on the computer.

Solution 2: In order to stream MPG files via Plex Media Server without problems, the easy option is to convert MPG to Plex compatible video files. Along with some help from third party program like Brorsoft's Video Converter, it can be done effortlessly.

This video app is professional on fast transcoding MPG to Plex Media Server MP4 format (the most compatible video format for Plex) without quality loss. In addition, it not only supports MPG videos, but also handles various common video formats, like MKV, MXF, MTS, MOV, AVI, WMV .etc. For Mac users, youc an get help from Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, which can help you encode kinds of video files under Mac OS X(El Capitan, Yosemite included).

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Guide: Transcode MPG to Apple TV 4 and Play via Plex on NAS

Step 1. Load MPG files

Launch the Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate / iMedia Converter and drag .mkv files to the software interface to import the file. It supports batch conversion.



Step 2. Choose Apple TV 4 supported format

Click “Format” drop-down list, and then from Apple TV category choose the one you think best for your TV resolution such as “Apple TV H.264 (*.m4v)”. If you like to tweak a little, click Settings, you are allowed to change the frame rate, resolution, bitrate and other specifications of the videos, if the tech terms look taunting to you, proceed to the next step.



Step 3. Start the MPG to Apple TV 4 conversion

Click “Start conversion” button to transcode MPG for ATV 4. After the short conversion, you will be able to get the output files for Apple TV 4 via clicking on “Open” button effortlessly. Now you can store MPG movies to NAS and stream them to Apple TV 4 via Plex Media Server. Have fun!

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