Plex will convey its media streaming to Apple TV
Ask some media server customers why they do not use an Apple TV, they usually’ll challenge a standard chorus: “as a result of it does not formally run Plex.” Properly, that should not be a problem with the brand new Apple TV. Plex tells ITWorld that it plans to convey its media streaming entrance finish to Apple’s newest set-prime field by means of an app. The transfer ought to offer you entry to your whole residence’s suitable music, photographs and movies, not simply what you’ll be able to see from web streaming providers or iTunes shoppers. That is an enormous deal once you beforehand needed to jailbreak or in any other case depend on intelligent workarounds to make Plex work.
The venture continues to be very early, and the Plex group needs to keep away from setting expectations till it has an opportunity to dig into the tvOS developer instruments and see precisely what’s potential. You in all probability will not get each want listing function — Apple is simply integrating common search on an app-by-app foundation, as an example. Even so, this might do rather a lot to rework the Apple TV into an all-objective field.
- Key specs
- <a href=”http://www.engadget.com/merchandise/apple/apple-television/third-gen/” title=”Apple Apple TV third-gen evaluations” goal=”_blank”> Critiques • 112 </a>
- Sort Audio / video participant
- Video providers iTunes, Netflix, YouTube, Different
- Audio providers iTunes
- Video codec help h.264 / AVC, Movement JPEG, MPEG-four, Quicktime
- Audio codec help AAC, MP3, WAV
- Video outputs HDMI (1&#one hundred sixty;outputs)
- Audio outputs by way of HDMI, TOSLINK (optical)
- Launched 2012-03-sixteen