In OS X 10.9 Mavericks, movies fans find that it is no longer possible to play MKV AC3, MKV DTS, AVI AC3, or MKV DTS movies with QuickTime X Player as QuickTime X disables all plugin components and Perian stops developing for supporting Mavericks. Then how can we play MKV AC3, MKV DTS, AVI AC3, or MKV DTS video files in OS X Mavericks? To play play MKV AC3, MKV DTS, AVI AC3, or MKV DTS video files in OS X Mavericks, one solution is to use the free VLC media plyaer or Mplayer; the other solution is to convert MKV AC3, MKV DTS, AVI AC3, or MKV DTS files to QuickTime X supported MP4 AAC format or MP4 AC3 format for Apple TV. This article introduces a step-by-step guide to convert MKV AC3, MKV DTS, AVI AC3, or MKV DTS files to QuickTime X supported MP4 AAC format or MP4 AC3 format for Apple TV in OS X Mavericks.
Step-by-Step Guide to Convert MKV/AVI AC3 DTS to MP4 AC3/AAC 5.1 in Mavericks
Prepare: Free download Pavtube Video Converter for Mac Mavericks.
Pavtube Video Converter for Mavericks can convert various video like MKV, AVI, MKV AC3, AVI AC3 to MP4 video with AC3 5.1, MP4 video with AC3 stereo, MP4 video with AAC 5.1(6 channels), MP4 video with AAC stereo (2 channels), MP4 video with FLAC audio, and MKV with AAC or AC3 5.1 audio. In addition, it can convert various format video to MOV with AAC 5.1 audio, MPEG-2 with AC3 audio as well as convert video and audio to audio only AC3 5.1, AAC 5.1, AIFF 5.1 and WAV 5.1.
The versatile video converter presets ready playback video for many devices like Apple TV, PS3, iPod, iPad, iPhone, Zune and more. So you can enjoy movies with excellent video and audio quality on your devices wherever you like.
Pavtube Video Converter supports batch conversion and uses super conversion engine which provides much faster conversion than you expected.
Step 1: Add MKV, AVI or any other format file
Drag the video you want to convert into the interface of Pavtube Video Converter.
Step 2 Set output format
Click the little triangle beside “Format” to open the profile drop-down list.
Choose HD H.264 Video (*.mp4)from “HD Video” section.
To convert Video for Apple TV, choose profile from “Apple TV” section. and choose “iPad” section for convert video to play on iPad.
Step 3 Customize audio codec from AAC to AC3 (It is optional if you just want to stay with AAC codec)
Click “Settings” to open “Profile Settings” window.
You will see two sections including “Video” and “Audio” .
In the “Audio” section, click “Audio Codec” drop-down and choose “AC3”.
If you source video is in 6 channels and you want get 5.1 AC3 surround sound. Otherwise, click “Channels” drop-down and choose “Steteo”.
Step 4 Convert MKV AC3 or MKV DTS or AVI AC3/DTS to MP4 AC3 5.1 or MP4 AAC 5.1
Click the “Convert” button to start converting MKV AC3 or MKV DTS or AVI AC3/DTS to MP4 AC3 5.1 or MP4 AAC 5.1.