Summary: This article helps you convert MXF to MP4/M4V with perfect audio/video sync for playback on iPad or Apple TV.
"I just tried to encode HD video converter MXF P2. I have need to encode in H 264 at 500kb/s size 640px width 360px height. And I need to convet MXF to MP4 or M4V with profile for iPad and Apple TV."
The diffrence between MP4 and M4V
MP4 is a compressed multimedia file type used particularly for moving picture and audio files. M4V, like the more general mp4, is also based on MPEG-4 but it uses AVC video compression. 4V, on the other hand, is a multimedia file format specifically designed for Apple products such as the iPhone, iTunes store, and iPod. The MP4 container can hold either MPEG-4 or H.264 video but the M4V containers is used exclusively for H.264 video. M4V files can contain 5.1 AC3 audio. M4V files can be DRM'd.
With other conveters, you may have no ideal to choose best video format for iPad or Apple TV. But with Aunsoft TransMXF for Mac, you can quickly select output formats within 30 seconds. For this program has output profile for Apple TV and iPad. All you need is to enter te devices in the search bar to pick the format.
Aunsoft TransMXF for Mac is professional to convert MXF file to M4V or other playable video formats,such as AVI, MOV, WMV, M4V and MPEG easily on windows and Mac. On one side, the avi, wmv, mp4, mov, mpeg video formats are usually for playback, you can also choose AVI/MOV friendly codec for editing in software, like prores codec for FCP, and AIC codec for FCE and iMovie.
How to transcode MXF to M4V for Apple TV/iPad on Mac Step 1: Install, and launch the MXF file Converter on your Mac, then click the "Add" button to import the MXF files.
To convert MXF video you need to transfer the whole MXF file structure to your Mac HDD, because MXF systems produce split-file A/V (that is, the video and audio stored in separate files). The quick start guide below uses MXF Converter Mac screenshots.
Step 2: Click format column and choose best video format for output. To convert MXF to M4V file, you can choose Apple TV -> Auntomatic optimal H.264 format profiel for Apple TV. For iPad, you can choose iPad-> iPad Video H.264(*.mp4).
Tips: You can click settings button to customize the output video parameters as you want, such as video resolution, video bitrate, etc.
Step 3: Hit the conversion button to start converting MXF files to MP4/M4V.
Video and audio quality and synchronization are perfectly guaranteed. What's more, with CUDA and ATI acceleration technology, you can convert MXF files to MP4 at super fast speed. After conversion, you can use MXF files as you want.