A technology developed by Apple, Inc. to stream audio and video between Apple devices.

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What applications enable AirPlay mirroring for Mac?

Do any applications enable AirPlay from my Mac to an Apple TV? I am looking to wirelessly mirror my Mac's display to the TV, similar to the way iPad 2 and iPhone 4S can mirror their displays over ...
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What are the compression/resolution/bandwidth limitations of Airplay mirroring?

In a perfect world Airplay mirroring would display identical results compared to an HDMI cable. In other words, the frames per second, resolution, and image quality would be unaffected by the use of ...
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Airplay Quality Issue From MacBook Pro

Long story short, my question is - is there a known quality issue using Airplay from a MacBook? And is there a way to improve quality? Details I have an HDTV here that I'm using for Airplay ...
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Is Control Center the only place where one can find the AirPlay button?

The AirPlay button that one can use to switch where to send audio/video from an iOS device used to be found to the right of essentially all volume controls (In the Music app, Podcasts app, Safari ...
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iPhone/iPad unable to see iMac/Apple TV until router reboot (affects AirPlay, Remote app, Wi-Fi sync)

Every few days my iPhone (4) and/or iPad (3rd generation) lose their ability to "see" my iMac and/or Apple TV on the network. This means: The Remote app shows zero sources available for Home Sharing ...
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Slow and glitchy AirPlay under Mavericks

I have a mid-2011 iMac which could AirPlay video beautifully in and out of iTunes to my Apple TV before Mavericks. Now that I've installed OS X Mavericks 10.9 (13A603) I have latency issues. The audio ...
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JBL Soundfly Air with multi-router AirPort Express WiFi

I got my hands on a JBL Soundfly, but it shows some trouble when I connect it to my home WiFi, which consists of 2 first generation AirPort Express linked by a cable to create a shared network. The ...
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Can I use Airplay without Apple TV or Airport

I have my PC, IPad and a AirPlay compatible speaker My question is: Can I use AirPlay to hear my IPad music in my speaker only with ITunes software only, or I need necessarily to buy AppleTV or an ...
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Port Forwarding for AirPlay on OS X Server

I have set up an old Mac Mini I have lying around, as a Server, and it is performing magnificently. I have some AirPlay enabled speakers that I am trying to connect to my MBP. Unfortunately the MBP ...
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This content requires HDCP for playback - Airplay on iPhone 5S not working

After getting the iPhone 5S, I have been having problems with the AppleTV connection. Sometimes it just drops as soon as I start Airplay mode from the iPhone, and most of the other times some error ...
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AirPlay video from retina MacBook Pro to Apple TV often doesn't send audio

I use my retina MacBook Pro to stream some videos from the web and play them, via AirPlay, on my Apple TV 3. Every now and then, when I switch to AirPlay, the video goes to the Apple TV, but the sound ...
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Macbook not discovering Apple TV for Airplay after Mavericks update

After updating my Macbook to Mavericks, the system is not longer discovering the Apple TV. What is the problem?
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Starting airplay from command line, to send output of 'Say' Mac OS X command to airplay

Ok, Sunday question :) Trying to make a little joke... 1) if you open a terminal, and type "say -a ?", Mac OS X will give you the list of devices it can send spoken words to. On mine, it says: 39 ...
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How does Airplay from iCloud actually work?

Airplay from iCloud is part of the newest Apple TV update however I don't understand how it is supposed to work. Should I see a new option on my device when I'm airplaying something from it? This is ...
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What is the optimal AirPlay configuration when using two Airports Express?

I have two Airport Express base stations in my abode: an AirPort Express 802.11n (2nd Generation) – A1392, and an AirPort Express 802.11n (1st Generation) – A1264 Call the former (the newer model) ...
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WiFi monitor that is iOS compatible

I am trying to find a Display that can allow my iOS, MacBook Pro to connect to it wirelessly. I am looking for a solution with the least number of hardware components (aside from the display). I ...
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an inexpensive airplay device for powered speakers - alternative to Airport Express?

I use a pair of powered m-audio speakers with my macbook air. I really wan't to remove the wires and be able to stream music. It would seem like the obvious choice would be to get the Airport Express ...
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Stream iTunes to iPad

I have a large library on my iTunes and I want to stream the sound to my iPad over wifi. I tested home sharing but it don't load the library, it blocks to the half (iOS 7) and it's quite long (nothing ...
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AirPlay video, but play audio on device

Is it possible to AirPlay video from my iPad 2 on an Apple TV, but play the audio on my iPad?
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How to enable AirPlay mirroring on an iPad mini?

On my iPad mini I cannot seem to enable the mirroring feature. AirPlay in the photos app or any video app works fine: However the AirPlay icon is missing in the taskbar, where it should be ...
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Why is Airplay from my iPhone to my Apple TV so slow?

I got the new Apple TV and noticed that it takes ages to stream a video from my iPhone. Moreover, streaming videos directly from youtube on my iphone over airplay may cause the video to be very ...
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How can i see my iPad screen on a web browser [duplicate]

I'm looking for an application that enables me to preview my iPad screen, on a PC or Mac Desktop. Since I have a presenter on stage that will have an iPad in his hands, and I want to preview his ...
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Airplay: stream video and audio components to different Airplay target devices

I'm thinking about getting a Libratone sound system that plays music via Airplay. I would have an Apple TV connected to an LCD projector. My question is whether I would be able to wirelessly stream ...
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How can I stream to Airplay and Bluetooth simultaneously?

I have an iMac with airport express and I also have a logitech bluetooth speaker adapter. Seemingly I cannot play through both at the same time. I have even tried going to the MIDI settings and ...
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Airplay to more than one screen concurrently?

I'm looking for the best method to display a desktop on multiple television displays. Currently I have a Mac Mini mounted behind the tv and controlling via vnc. As I want to setup more screens (All ...
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Use Airplay Mirroring and Airplay Speakers at the same time on iPhone

Is it possible to use AirPlay mirroring for the video output and AirPlay speakers for audio at the same time? Unfortunately, the AirPlay menu available in the dock only allows me to select one device ...
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iTunes will not connect with Yamaha AV Reciever icon

I have just purchased a new Yamaha AV Receiver RX-V675 which is AirPlay capable. I have everything installed and configured as per directions in the Yamaha manual and according to Windows & and ...
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Sharing keyboard and mouse with Mac and iphone 5

I am thinking of using AirServer or Reflector app to mirror my iphone 5 on to my Mac , which sounds easy , but want to use the same Bluetooth keyboard and mouse(apple ones) paired with Mac , to use ...
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Airport Express and AirPlay

I'd like to set up an AirPort express connected to a HiFi as an airplay receiver, acting as a device on a wireless network. At some point in the future, I'd like to extend my wired network to the ...
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Can an Airport Express act as AP and AirPlay at the same time?

I know it's possible to have an Airport Express create a wireless network by connecting it to my router (through enthernet cable). But can it act as AirPlay at the same time?
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iPad mini and MacBook Pro 2011 Remote control over Keynote?

I'm just wondering if there is a solution to run Keynote on my MacBook Pro which is connected to a projector and see in the same time the presenter notes or the presenter screen on my iPad mini? I ...
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Airplay Streaming Video without Apple TV?

So I am aware there are various alternatives to Apple TV for receiving Airplay Streams, such as XBMC, AirServer and Reflector. These work to some degree but what I'd really like is a standalone ...
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Unable to use Airplay, Remote App, or wireless printing

I have a regular home wireless network. The only issue is that, apparently, I'm unable to do things which require device-to-device connectivity (Airplay, Remote App on iPhone, or wireless printing). I'...
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Can you view a shared iTunes 11 library from iTunes 7, or use iMac as an Airplay target?

I picked up a beautiful old G3 Tangerine iMac. Works (and looks!) great. It has iTunes 7 installed on it. I popped a music CD in it and it's a great little music player for my den -- sounds ...
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Keyboard shortcut to mirror from OS X to AppleTV?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to mirror from OS X to AppleTV and to stop mirroring?
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How to stream my .wmv movies to Apple TV using VLC with MacOS Lion?

I want to stream videos (several formats) but I don't want to convert it before to Apple format (H264). Is there any free option that supports subtitle files? How to stream using VLC?
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Mirror iPad 2 display to Mac WITHOUT Airplay

I'd like to mirror my iPad 2 display to my Mac running OSX 10.6 WITHOUT using AirPlay, because the app I'm running on my iPad won't show the content using AirPlay or using the traditional output at ...
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How do I remove a device listed in Airplay options

I have been evaluating Reflector.app, and am now purchasing a license, however while evaluating it, it created many, many entries for the computer I was running it on. I have tried rebooting both the ...
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Interference/Lag with BT Headset

I bought a pair of Logitech HBS700 bluetooth headphones which I've been trying to use with my iPad 3. The problem is, at seemingly random intervals, playback stops and I have to wait for a second ...
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Create keyboard shortcuts for menu bar items that don't have shortcuts?

How can I create a keyboard shortcut for something that doesn't have a keyboard shortcut? Example, I use Airparrot to mirror my iMac to my Apple TV. I'd like to assign a keyboard shortcut to the ...
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iPad App — Mirror Video over Bluetooth?

I'm looking for a very specific iOS app. A universal app would be preferable, but iPad only would be fine. I'm looking for the ability to control one or more device's video playback from another ...
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How Can I Use AirPlay Globally for System Sound?

Is it possible (and how) to have all the system sound played on AirPlay? Or at least for some specific (random) application (e.g. Songbird)?
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How do I find dual Screen iPad apps

A feature of having an Apple TV is Dual Screen with an iPad. I would like to find games and apps that use this feature. How would I specify this within the app store? or is there a list online ...
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Does AirPlay Use Wi-Fi?

I was curious how AirPlay worked and if it uses my Wi-Fi router, or some other technology? I was trying to use AirPlay with my 2011 MacBook Air and the new Apple TV and it was a bit laggy. Would a ...
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How does an iPhone stream HD content to an Apple TV over AirPlay?

Even 720p content is almost 1 million pixels per frame; 24 bits per pixel at 60fps is 180Mbps, which is clearly impossible. So how is the data transferred? Some guesses: Heavy compression. Apple ...
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Can I record iPad screen contents over AirPlay to an Apple TV and then recording the HDMI output?

Does the AppleTV HDMI output include any copy protection (e.g. HDCP)? If so, is it always present, or only when playing DRM'd content? I'd like to use the AppleTV (with AirPlay mirroring from an iPad)...
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Can I use my PC to mirror an iPod Touch screen like Apple TV?

I'm using an iPod Touch 3 and I saw in the AppStore that it is possible to use it as a controller via Apple TV to play games on it like Modern Combat and Real Racing. Because I don't have neither an ...
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Mirroring iPad to Apple TV using local router and using data connection?

I have a iPad 3 or the new iPad and it's 3G. I plan on using this at trade shows so I can mirror what's on my iPad to the TV using Apple TV. We'll be using a local router instead of wi-fi because it's ...
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Mirroring iMac through Apple TV

iMac (mid 2011) Mac OS X (V 10.7.5) 2nd generation Apple TV - Airplay icon not appearing and not appearing in settings. No security software running. Any tips?
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ipad2 airplay option disappeared, apple tv3, imac as router

I have been using my Apple TV3 and iPad2 successfully for over a month with a Wi-Fi network created on my iMac (no external router). I changed the network name and password so that a visitor could ...