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Andy0568
Sep 4, 2010, 02:59 PM
If I put a DVD in my Macbook Pro, will it be able to stream to the new Apple TV? What about a cd?



OllyW
Sep 4, 2010, 03:00 PM
No.

You have to rip it and convert it before you can add it to your iTunes library.

Andy0568
Sep 4, 2010, 03:12 PM
Interesting...Thanks

zedsdead
Sep 4, 2010, 03:30 PM
While it would be a good idea, sadly this doesn't work. Use handbrake.

Andy0568
Sep 4, 2010, 03:38 PM
I just preordered the Apple TV but I can't help but feel this version is falling a little short of expectations. It's not an all-in-one Internet/tv solution and it isn't an all-in-one media solution capable of digital music and movies, as well as CDs and DVDs.

trip1ex
Sep 4, 2010, 05:19 PM
Hey saw these machines called dvd players. REally cheap too. Check them out.

Andy0568
Sep 4, 2010, 05:33 PM
Hey saw these machines called dvd players. REally cheap too. Check them out.

A DVD player can't play high definition content like blu ray.

jaykk
Sep 4, 2010, 05:35 PM
Could have been real useful if AirPlay can use AirDisk functionality(MacbookAir).

OllyW
Sep 4, 2010, 08:26 PM
A DVD player can't play high definition content like blu ray.

Nor can a Mac. :D

Andy0568
Sep 4, 2010, 08:36 PM
Nor can a Mac. :D

Touché. But it can stream high definition content. I don't have a blu ray, DVD, or streaming player at the moment. So were trying to decide what we should get based on the content we consume.

Cave Man
Sep 4, 2010, 08:42 PM
Nor can a Mac. :D

Well, it can, but it's a bit clunky. And you don't get HD audio (yet :) ).