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Old Sep 4, 2010, 02:59 PM   #1
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New AppleTV: Stream DVDs from Mac?

If I put a DVD in my Macbook Pro, will it be able to stream to the new Apple TV? What about a cd?
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Old Sep 4, 2010, 03:00 PM   #2
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No.

You have to rip it and convert it before you can add it to your iTunes library.
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Old Sep 4, 2010, 03:12 PM   #3
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Interesting...Thanks
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While it would be a good idea, sadly this doesn't work. Use handbrake.
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Old Sep 4, 2010, 03:38 PM   #5
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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.

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Old Sep 4, 2010, 05:19 PM   #6
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Hey saw these machines called dvd players. REally cheap too. Check them out.
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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.
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Could have been real useful if AirPlay can use AirDisk functionality(MacbookAir).
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A DVD player can't play high definition content like blu ray.
Nor can a Mac.
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Nor can a Mac.
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.
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Nor can a Mac.
Well, it can, but it's a bit clunky. And you don't get HD audio (yet ).
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