Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > Apple TV and Home Theater

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Feb 9, 2013, 12:43 PM   #1
martymar112
macrumors member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
time capsule

I wanted to know if i could use Time Capsule to store all my movies, TV shows, and music so i could use it for apple TV. has anyone tried it or know of another wireless hard drive that would do the same thing. because what i was reading is that time capsule is just for backing up your computer. thanks for the help.

Mike
martymar112 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Feb 9, 2013, 01:02 PM   #2
bohbot16
macrumors 6502a
 
bohbot16's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Yes you can do this, you just need to browse to the time capsule in finder so your Mac will see it then tell iTunes to use that as the location for your iTunes library. Your Mac will need to run iTunes to serve all of the files to the AppleTV over your network.
bohbot16 is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > Apple TV and Home Theater

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Why Apple Time Capsule rather than External Drive for Time Machine Backup? jaybar Mac Peripherals 10 Aug 26, 2013 01:50 PM
New airport time capsule, can the initial time machine backup done via USB? riverwater Mac Peripherals 4 Jun 17, 2013 09:14 AM
Trouble adding new MacBook to existing Time Machine (Time Capsule) Cowboy59 Mac Peripherals 1 Oct 14, 2012 06:20 AM
Filevault 2, MBP Lion, Time Machine to Time Capsule: Encrypted already? dandanapple Mac Basics and Help 6 Aug 6, 2012 07:10 AM
What is faster for Time Machine: USB2or3 External HD OR Time Capsule(Wifi)? imacericg Mac Peripherals 4 Jun 27, 2012 08:52 PM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:03 PM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC