1. sefenrjh's Avatar
    I just bought a HDTV (Panasonic TH-L55ET5C) and it's so fantastic to watch TV shows on it. So I wanna stream the video and music collections stored on my MacBook Pro to the HDTV with Apple TV and then I can watch them with my family members. Is there any simple solution? Thanks!
    03-23-2015 05:11 AM
  2. kch50428's Avatar
    An AppleTV will directly play anything that is your iTunes library on computer... No need to stream from an iDevice.
    03-23-2015 07:53 AM
  3. sefenrjh's Avatar
    Hi thanks, I also found that an app called 5KPlayer could help me finished the task. I would have a try as well.
    03-23-2015 11:12 PM
  4. anon(4698833)'s Avatar
    Expect some lag and buffered playback on larger HD files...I returned my Apple TV because of this years ago, it simply did not function as a media streamer, in this fashion, very well. The Western Digital TV Live system does a lot better for these kinds of things, but it's also more expensive than the Apple TV.
    03-24-2015 02:09 PM
  5. aps247's Avatar
    I find that on my Apple TV if I AirPlay video from my iPhone I get a reasonable experience. I used to do this a lot but then iOS8 hit and AirPlay became quite painful.

    Fortunately, upgrading to 8.2 has really improved things again. I AirPlay from my iPhone to my Apple TV 3 for some streaming apps that aren't natively supported on the Apple TV itself. It works fine but does tie up your iPhone, and I tend to flick through social media etc when I watch TV so not an ideal situation

    However, I do love AIrPlay and just got it working in my car too after my Bluetooth broke lol
    04-07-2015 08:11 AM

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