What is Apple TV
Apple TV produced by Apple Inc. in 2006, which is a digital media receiver developer. It's a small form factor network appliance designed to play IPTV originating from the iTunes Store, Netflix, YouTube, Flickr, MobileMe, MLB.tv, NBA League Pass or any Mac OS X or Windows. Apple TV plays the videos running iTunes onto an enhanced definiation or HD widescreen television.
What you need to convert M4V to Apple TV
Software: iTunes, M4V Converter for Mac, Apple TV
Where you get these tools
For iTunes, download it directly from Apple.com; it's totally freeware.
For Apple TV, you can purchase it from Apple store.
For M4V Converter, free download online, there are lots of producers develop this kind of program, you can get one from their official website, such as remove-drm-software.com, wondershare.com or xilisoftware.com.
How to convert iTunes DRM M4V to Apple TV on Mac OS
1. Download M4V Converter for Mac and launch it;
2. Import M4V you purchase or rent from iTunes, click "Add" button to load M4V videos;
3. Choose "Apple TV" from output format;
4. Click "Convert" button to convert m4v file.
How to transfer M4V to iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, iMac
Using iCloud to sync M4V
iCloud gives Apple users the excellent way to store all the files contains TV shows, music, photos, videos and push them wirelessly to all your Apple devices. With it, you are able to buy your favorite TV show on Apple TV, and then watch it on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac or PC. In this way, you can sync iTunes M4V videos to other devices with iCloud, no matter which device you are using now.
Using iTunes to sync
If your iOS or Mac OS system is not the latest one, you could use iTunes to transfer M4V to your iPad. Here is video shows you How to sync video from iTunes.
What's on Apple TV
Apple TV gives you access to everything you want to see and hear — blockbuster movies, TV shows, your music and photos, even news and sports — right on your widescreen TV. And now that your content is stored in iCloud, you can easily access your previously purchased TV shows. Even your photos update automatically. And best of all, Apple TV is just $99.