Apple TV 4K will not let you download 4K movies

By | September 23, 2017

Apple’s newly announced new generation Apple TV which comes with 4K HDR support has already created a huge buzz around the technology world. People are anxiously waiting to buy the new Apple TV as it supports 4K contents. iTunes has been upgraded with newer version which allows you to stream 4K contents just for the new Apple TV. Well, as per the reports, you will not be able to download 4K movies within the new Apple TV 4K. It allows you just to stream the 4K movies. 

Nowadays, new range of Televisions comes with 4K HDR support and for that reason, people want to explore their favourite movies and TV Shows right from the set-top-boxes. Well, Apple TV supports the same and you can now stream out the movies and other TV Shows with full 4K resolution and high dynamic range.

To expand the area of entertainment, Netflix has also upgraded their iOS app and now it comes with 4K HDR support to watch subscribed channels in 4K HDR resolution. As per the new reports, Apple has claimed that the new Apple TV4K will only allow you to stream the movies in 4K and you will not be able to download it, as per the Apple TV 4K support document. You can download HD contents from the iTunes, however the 4K contents are there just to stream out and not to download.

As per the support document, “You can download a local copy of an HD movie, and you might be able to download HDR and Dolby Vision versions, but you can’t download a 4K version.”

The good thing is, if you have purchased any HD contents from the iTunes and if the contents now support 4K resolution, you will be able to get the 4K contents for free, you don’t need to pay anything extra for the same. You can even watch the purchased content in HD resolution without the Internet connection which is a good thing. Apart from this, in order to stream out the 4K HDR content on your Apple TV 4K, it requires the speed of your Internet upto 25kbps. If you have not good Internet speed, the streaming will be in low resolution and it will automatically changes.

Apple TV 4K is just released and hence it doesn’t support other channels which are already offering 4K contents with their subscriptions. Apple TV 4K will soon be able to load all the channels 4K contents and not only the iTunes. Before purchasing the new Apple TV 4K, first you have to read its support document and other terms and conditions.

Apart from this, the new TV doesn’t support YouTube as well. So you won’t be able to stream or watch 4K movies and videos of YouTube through the new Apple TV. The shipping of Apple TV 4K has already begun as Apple has stated the shipping date, September 22nd.

We will get to see some more news regarding this new generation Apple TV in the coming days as per the real users’ perspectives. Stay tuned with us for more useful information.