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Old Jan 21, 2008, 03:26 AM   #1
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The ATV's Hard Drive

I'm killing my brain going back and forth on the mini/ATV decision. The hard drive space on an ATV is for downloaded content only? Or could I load up this thing with MP4's I made myself from DVDs?
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Old Jan 21, 2008, 03:46 AM   #2
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With the former software, HDD space could be used as a buffer for streaming, and storage of music, photos, and movies synced through iTunes. ...I assume this still applies to "Apple TV Take 2."
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The hard drive space on an ATV is for downloaded content only? Or could I load up this thing with MP4's I made myself from DVDs?
You can put MP4 video onto the ATV's hard drive (through sync'ing with iTunes) so long as they are compliant with Apple's specifications.
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