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Old Jul 30, 2009, 04:12 PM   #1
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Apple TV questions

Ok, so is it possible to stream my iTunes purchases from my Windows PC, to an Apple TV or do I have to purchase them on the Apple TV?

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Old Jul 30, 2009, 04:13 PM   #2
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You can stream from any Mac or PC with iTunes.
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Old Jul 30, 2009, 04:30 PM   #3
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Anything that works in iTunes will work on the AppleTV. Whichever computer you set it up with becomes the main source, and as far as I know, the music from that machine must be transferred/synced to the AppleTV in order to play, but movies can be streamed.

You can also connect other computers to the AppleTV, up to 5 I believe, which you can use to stream music/movies to the AppleTV.
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Anything that works in iTunes will work on the AppleTV. Whichever computer you set it up with becomes the main source, and as far as I know, the music from that machine must be transferred/synced to the AppleTV in order to play, but movies can be streamed.
No, music can be streamed too, and the TV can also act as remote speakers for itunes on your computer.
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No, music can be streamed too, and the TV can also act as remote speakers for itunes on your computer.
I know it can be streamed from computers, but I just never had any luck streaming the source Mac's music. I could only get it to play that music if it was synced. I could very well be wrong though.
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Old Jul 30, 2009, 06:29 PM   #6
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Thanks for the help guys. As long as I can play my iTunes purchases on my TV, it's great.
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