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Maury
May 31, 2010, 08:50 AM
Is there any easy way to lock the ATV into playing a series of videos and repeating them?

If the new ATV does come out I'll likely buy it, and if possible, use mu existing one as a display in the office.

Maury



brucem91
May 31, 2010, 12:29 PM
I don't have a aTV, but is it possible to combine all the videos into one long one, and then have that video loop? And to lock it in place, you could put the remote in your pocket.

munkees
May 31, 2010, 03:56 PM
if you pair the :apple:TV to the remote, then no other remote will work but that one, I would also set up you iphone as a back up remote.

I do not know if there is a loop option for movies on :apple:TV.

I know in quicktime you can create kiosk type displays, using Keynotes and saving it to quicktime.

tom1971
May 31, 2010, 09:02 PM
You can use ATVFiles. I think there is an option to create a playlist.

SurfMacJpMtb
May 31, 2010, 09:10 PM
Set the "Media Kind" for the files as Music Video in iTunes under Get Info. Sync the files to the AppleTV. Once started Music Video files will repeat indefinitely. There may be another option in AppleTV Settings to ensure the files repeat.

calsci
May 31, 2010, 09:20 PM
I think the music video idea will work because you can put the video on repeat.

Maury
Jun 1, 2010, 12:34 PM
Set the "Media Kind" for the files as Music Video in iTunes under Get Info. Sync the files to the AppleTV. Once started Music Video files will repeat indefinitely. There may be another option in AppleTV Settings to ensure the files repeat.

Perfect, thanks!