Convert Web Video to iPod and Apple TV format

Jun 1, 2007 - 7 Comments

TubeTV is a great little app that allows you to easily convert web videos to either iPod or Apple TV compatible formats. All you do is direct an URL to the app and it’ll download in either iPod or AppleTV compatible formats. TubeTV requires the Perian QuickTime plugin, but don’t worry it’ll tell you if you don’t have it installed and link to it for you. Other than the extreme ease of use, TubeTV is great because it’s totally free! Check below for a screenshot of TubeTV in action.

Update 6/19/2012: Great news! This is no longer necessary because Apple TV now includes the ability to watch YouTube videos directly on the device and your TV without any conversion at all.


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Posted by: Bill Ellis in Mac Apps, Mac OS, Utilities


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  1. It is truly a great and useful piece of information. I’m glad that you just shared this useful info with us. Please stay us informed like this. Thanks for sharing.

  2. convert-video says:

    My friends often ask me the questions:which video converter should I choice?which video converter is best?when I listen to the questions,I don’t know how to answer them.But friends, I can give you some advice if you need convert video.

  3. Jackys says:

    I’ve used AllMyTube for Mac for a long time, and I like the job it does for me

    It is a very practical and easy-to-use tool designed for Mac OS users to free download YouTube Video, download YouTube HD Video and convert YouTube videos to iPod, iPhone and much more.

    1.Free download video/ HD Video from YouTube, google, yahoo, myspace on Mac.
    2.Play online video or other FLV files easily on Mac.
    3.Convert online video or other FLV files to MP4/MOV/AVI/3GP/MP3/AAC/etc on Mac.

    Hope this can help you.

  4. sundaymicky says:

    You can try the best all-in-one DVD and video conversion software converts DVDs and videos to play on almost any portable device including iPod, iPhone, Zune, PSP, video capable MP3 players, video capable mobile phones, and Pocket P.C., etc.

  5. Malware Removal Bot says:

    I put them into itunes but when I went to sync my ipod, it said it couldn’t play this video format.

  6. Emily says:

    I used this program and downloaded/converted the videos that I wanted.. then I put them into itunes but when I went to sync my ipod, it said it couldn’t play this video format. I don’t know what the problem is.

  7. Weaver says:

    considering Apple’s announcement about the Apple TV and YouTube video with H264 format, this is completely useful for the Apple TV at least

    good for the ipod still

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