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Video formats that are available in the Apple TV app


If you are still using the old version of MacBook Pro before 2016, you only need to download DVD Players on MacBook Pro in order to watch DVD movies. When you get the new version of MacBook Pro without DVD driver, the external DVD Player for MacBook Pro is also required in order to playback the DVD files.

Icons that appear on a movie's product page show the highest quality format that the Apple TV app offers. When you buy or rent a movie in the Apple TV app, it automatically plays in the best quality format available for the device that you're using.


4K video plays at a higher resolution. HD videos support a resolution of 1920 x 1080, but the resolution of 4K videos is 3840 x 2160, which offers sharper and more detailed imagery.

HDR videos have a broader range of colors and luminance.

On Apple TV 4K, content automatically plays in the HDR format that is compatible with your television.

With Dolby Atmos, when you use a compatible sound system, you'll experience three-dimensional audio. Learn more about using Dolby Atmos with your home theater system and Apple TV 4K.

Here's what you need to watch the highest-quality video available

  • Video content with a high-quality version that you purchased or rented.
  • A device capable of playing high-quality video content:
    • See Mac models that support HDR video.
    • Refer to the tech specs for your iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV, or your smart TV or streaming device to see if it supports playing 4K, HDR, or Dolby Vision videos.
    • On, you need a compatible device and display that can play the highest quality stream available:
      • In Safari on a Mac with the latest version of macOS, compatible content may play in up to 4K HDR.
      • In the latest version of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Microsoft Edge on a Mac, Windows PC, or Android, compatible content will play in up to 1080p (HD).
  • The latest versions of iOS or iPadOS, macOS, or tvOS.
  • An Internet connection fast enough to watch high-quality content.

If you buy or rent a movie from the Apple TV app, you can stream it on the device that you bought it on and any of your other devices, as long as you're signed in to all of your devices with the same Apple ID. Learn what to do if you can't stream movies or TV shows. Your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, PC, or Apple TV automatically play the best quality of video available for the device and your Internet connection.

If you purchase or rent a standard definition (SD) video, you can't play higher-quality versions.

If you see a message that your device might not be able to play 1080p (HD) or 4K videos


When you buy or rent a movie or TV show from the Apple TV app, the device that you're using might warn you that it can't play 1080p (HD) or 4K video content. Instead, your device automatically plays the highest-quality version of that video that it can. Your other Apple devices will play the higher-quality version if they're compatible.

Check the quality of your previous purchases

If you previously bought an HD movie from the Apple TV app, you might have access to the 4K, HDR, Dolby Vision, or Dolby Atmos enhancements on a compatible device. If your purchase doesn't have a high-quality version now, it might be added later.

To check the video quality, tap or click a movie in your library. Look at the top of the page for , , , or .

Check your Internet connection

To stream high-quality video formats, you need a fast Internet connection. Apple recommends a minimum speed of 25 Mbps for 4K streaming. If your Internet connection isn't fast enough, your Apple devices automatically switch the video quality to a lower-quality version.

You can download a copy of an HD movie to your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, or PC, but you can't download a 4K version. You might be able to download Dolby Vision and HDR versions to your iOS, iPadOS, and macOS devices.

Learn more

  • Learn more about renting movies from the Apple TV app.
  • Learn more about redownloading content that you purchased.
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Download a show or movie

If you subscribe to Apple TV+ or an Apple TV channel, you can download TV shows and movies included with your subscription on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.

  1. Open the Apple TV app on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac.
  2. Go to the channel's page. Or search for a movie or TV show.
  3. Tap or click the download button next to the TV show or movie.

To find and play your downloads, go to the Library tab, then tap or click Downloaded.

You can't download content from the Apple TV app on Apple TV, smart TVs, streaming devices, and on

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Limits for downloads

For most Apple TV channels, downloads are available for up to 30 days before they expire. For a few channels, downloads might expire earlier.

Some Apple TV channels might have limits for how many titles can be downloaded simultaneously and the number of devices you can download content on. If you reach the limit, the Apple TV app will alert you. You’ll need to delete previously downloaded TV episodes or movies on one of your (or your family's) devices before you can download anything else from that channel.

Limits for streaming on multiple devices

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  • Apple TV+: One subscription allows you to enjoy 6 simultaneous streams. If you have an Apple Music student subscription, which includes Apple TV+ for a limited time, you can only stream Apple TV+ on one device at a time.
  • Apple TV channels: One subscription allows you to enjoy up to 3 simultaneous streams. Some channels might allow more than 3 simultaneous streams.

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Learn more

  • You can also buy movies and TV shows in the Apple TV app.
  • On an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you can restrict the rating of content in the Apple TV app using Content & Privacy Restrictions in Screen Time. On Apple TV, you can turn on restrictions in Settings. You can also turn on restrictions for the Apple TV app on your smart TV.
  • Learn what to do if you can't stream or watch video content.

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The Apple TV app, Apple TV channels, Apple TV+, and store availability might vary by country or region. See what’s available in your country or region.