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If your devices have OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 or anything newer, there's a built-in way to do this via a wired connection. Quit QuickTime on your Mac if it is open. Connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to your Mac via a Lightning or USB-C Cable. Open QuickTime on your Mac, and select File > New Movie Recording. A recording window will appear. Click the ...


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I use a program called AirParrot to mirror my Windows PC to my Apple TV (third generation). There is also a version that works on Macs. Note that the ability to mirror a Mac to an AppleTV is a new feature of OS X Mountain Lion.


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Proprietary: AirServer - audio and streaming, Mac/Windows, $15 Reflector - audio and streaming, Mac/Windows/Android, $15 AirFoil - audio only, Mac/Windows/Linux, $30 for Mac/Win, $40 for both, free for linux Open Source: casualShare audio and streaming, Java + NodeJS, open source AirStream (Ruby) - audio and streaming, source only Kodi - formerly XBMC, ...


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Both AirServer and Reflector allow your Mac to act as an Airplay receiver for audio or video. I'm not aware of an app that specializes in audio only Airplay, but either of those should do what you need.


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This is possible using iOS 5 and an Apple TV using AirPlay. This only works with iPhone 4S and iPad 2 and all video and sound are mirrored wirelessly to any TV that is connected via HDMI downstream from the Apple TV. You do need a wireless network for the two devices to communicate. Just double-click the Home button, swipe all the way to the right, and ...


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AirPlay works over UDP and it requires that both the sender and receiver device exist on the same TCP/IP-based network. That's generally not possible in your car because you aren't running an 802.11-based wireless network in that space. For wireless audio streaming in your automobile you want to look for a head unit that supports the Advanced Audio ...


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With the new OSX Mountain Lion you will be able to airplay from the Mac to an Apple TV. http://www.apple.com/macosx/mountain-lion/features.html#airplay


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Rogue Amoeba's Airfoil (which transmits Airplay from a Mac) is also very reliable, and includes Airfoil Speakers to receive Airplay from other sources. I recommend it highly.


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much simpler command: sudo pkill coreaudiod


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There is command line solution that I've found in Mac Rumors sudo kill `ps -ax | grep 'coreaudiod' | grep 'sbin' |awk '{print $1}'` Which can assigned to an alias: alias fixairplay="sudo kill `ps -ax | grep 'coreaudiod' | grep 'sbin' |awk '{print $1}'`" Then this command fixes the issue: fixairplay


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Airplay Mirroring in 10.8 is only compatible with machines that have a Core i-series processor. Your Core 2 machine is not on the supported hardware list for Airplay Mirroring with 10.8. You should check out AirParrot, which is $9.99, but can do AirPlay Mirroring on older hardware (and OSes) as well.


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An app which works great for me is Reflector. Its not free, but there is an unrestricted 7-day trial for you to experiment with. You can use the free Quicktime Player on your Mac to record a video of the screen (or a selected portion thereof) of the iDevice, once Reflector is displaying it on the screen. I use this combination all the time.


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Time to answer my own question: Why AirPlayXPCHelper goes out to this network on port 5000 and 7000? This is related to the Peer-to-Peer AirPlay and Airplay device discovery. macOS discovers new device and attempts to connect using these ports to finish (?) discovery process. Couple of my neighbours got new AppleTV and macOS attempts to connect to them....


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AirParrot is the application you are looking for. It does exactly what you want, mirror Mac screen to AppleTV. It works on Mac OS 10.6 and higher.


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I was playing with this a couple of weeks ago. To send to my Apple Tv via airplay I used say -r160 -a "AirPlay" "Hover over a Method name while holding down the Option key until a question mark appears" One thing I noticed at the time was that I sometimes would have to run a second command to switch the audio back to the computer. say -r160 -a "...


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You can install the program "AirServer" on the Mac Mini to be able to AirPlay the display directly to it: http://www.airserver.com/Download


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You can mirror your Mac's screen, Apple calls it AirPlay Mirroring. The section on the Apple TV page you mention actually refers to streaming your "photos, home videos, and music collection", which you can do via iTunes on a Mac or PC. Requirements Per Apple's support article on AirPlay Mirroring, to use it you need: An Apple TV (2nd or 3rd generation) ...


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No, you want be able to stream music to two airport express units simultaneously from an iOS device such as an iPad or iPhone. However, you can stream simultaneously from iTunes running on a Mac or PC. For example, you can't have speakers playing in the kitchen and speakers playing in the dining room at the same time unless they are connected to the same ...


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Here is a fast and simple open source program that works very well: http://sourceforge.net/projects/shairport4w/


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Not at all - you should presume the opposite - that all wireless and bluetooth headsets will not work with AirPlay on a Mac or iOS device. AirPlay requires an Apple certified device (you can't just have any old software become an AirPlay destination) and AirPlay goes over a TCP/IP network and generally uses broadcast packets so it won't find speakers on a ...


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AppleNApps This is a list of games which take full advantage of AirPlay Mirroring by offering special full screen 720P HD modes to show off the power of the A5 ship. There are other apps that work with AirPlay Mirroring which are not in this list, but they’re either poor apps overall, or it’s not a smooth translation. (last updated on 7th November 2011)


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From https://code.google.com/p/open-airplay/ (note they also support audio): AirServer: The best app for turning your Mac into an AirPlay screen ($15) Reflector: Turn your Mac or PC into an AirPlay screen ($13) Banana TV: Another app to turn your Mac into and AirPlay screen (<= iOS 5.0) Casual Share: Mac AirPlay receiever AirMac: Turns you Macintosh ...


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More information about your exact situation would be helpful (i.e. are you sharing your network with roommates?), but I can provide some basic advice. Out of the box, your Mac is relatively secure. Other people can't access your files over the network unless you explicitly enable it. The Airplay icon simply means that someone on your network has an Apple TV—...


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What you need to do is to restart the coreaudio deamon (coreaudiod). Open up the terminal and run sudo killall coreaudiod. As simple as that. Then if you're having a difficult time memorizing the above, you can add the following line to ~/.bash_profile alias fixairplay='sudo killall coreaudiod' From now on you can just use the alias fixairplay.


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I have just found some help here: Disable AirPlay Mirroring. It will let you disable Airplay Mirroring (I assume that includes just the sound) by using a terminal command. It will deny the computer access to the AirPlay.app that allows Airplay mirroring. sudo chmod 000 /System/Library/CoreServices/AirPlayUIAgent.app/Contents/MacOS/AirPlayUIAgent Some ...


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If you stream a video from the internet, and then AirPlay is to a suitable receiver like an Apple TV, then all the devices in the chain still take part. The Apple TV doesn't simply get the stream location and other data like playback location, then stream it by itself, it get's a secondary copy that the iPad is essentially repeating onwards. You can easily ...


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Try out Reflector by Air Squirrels. It works very well on the Mac, has a windows version and also appears to have a trial version. You can make sure it works before spending money on a license.


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Try Quicktime Player, Start a new video recording,and select the connected iPhone as your video source and audio source. I'd tested on a Mac, everything looks fine.


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There are two ways to send content via AirPlay from your Mac to your Apple TV when it comes out of the box. The first is the Mirroring method, found, as you mentioned, in the Menu Bar on OS X and in the Control Centre on iOS. As far as the in-app method goes, the only app that supports that is iTunes. There should be an AirPlay icon at the top of the window ...


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You can disable the icon in the menu bar by ⌘-dragging it off the menu bar, which unchecks the option in System Preferences → Displays entitled "Show mirroring options in the menu bar when available". Should you wish to use the menu bar item, you can check this box again, or just use the AirPlay Display dropdown in System Preferences → Displays to connect ...


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