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Old Jul 31, 2013, 12:58 PM   #1
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Does anybody know how to stream videos from a mac to an iOS device?
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Old Aug 3, 2013, 03:56 AM   #2
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Does anybody know how to stream videos from a mac to an iOS device?
1, you want to stream to VLC on iOS? Forget it, it's an inferior player compared to Plex or truly SMB / UPnP-based ones. (See my dedicated reviews starting from page 8 at http://forums.macrumors.com/showthre...1611485&page=8 )

2, if you need / want / has nothing against transcoding, check out Plex.

3, if you do NOT need transcoding (because all your stuff is in, say, MP4 or other Apple-native format) use Home Sharing (for the stock Videos client), UPnP (requires a separate server - they're free) or SMB. Check out the bibles at http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1503346 and http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1503989 for UPnP and SMB, respectively, for more info.
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