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    Default Afp, Samba or Sftp ???

    Which way is the fastest way to stream a movie from mac book pro to apple tv xmbc.

    Afp , samba or sftp ?


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    Default Re: Afp, Samba or Sftp ???

    The AppleTV 2&3 have no user accessable internal storage... so there's no real point to using file transfer utilities... if what you want to do is watch a movie that's on the MacBook in an iTunes library, HomeShare that library to the AppleTV, and it will play that way just fine
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    Default Afp, Samba or Sftp ???

    Itunes wont play mkv, if you not convert them or does it work just to do the share thing ? On the otherwise i have to fix subtitles and stuff in itunes. In xbmc it is much easier in many ways


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    Default Re: Afp, Samba or Sftp ???

    mkv won't play without conversion... there's some things that a jailbroken AppleTV2 can do with mkv...
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    Default Afp, Samba or Sftp ???

    So back to my question then


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    Default Re: Afp, Samba or Sftp ???

    aTVFlash on a 2nd gen. Apple TV can do a lot of things...
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    Default Afp, Samba or Sftp ???

    Run that to, but i still wanna know absolute my question


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    Default Re: Afp, Samba or Sftp ???

    xmbc is a jailbreak app for the atv2... afp & sftp are file transfer protocols and don't really apply since there's no storage on the atv2... atvFlash-Black or xmbc installed on a jailbroken atv2 are the only ways to handle media files outside of iTunes that I'm familiar with.
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    Default Afp, Samba or Sftp ???

    Ok skip the movie thing. Which of the protocol is the fastest way to handle packages from a mac to an apple tv with xbmc. Afp , samba or sftp when you on wifi not tp cable.


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