Are the photos copied over to the AppleTV the same file sizes as the originals?

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by vsrdelau, Dec 15, 2008.

  1. vsrdelau macrumors newbie

    Dec 15, 2008
    My external HDD had a heart attack, and now Im left with the not so envious task of performing surgery on my AppleTV to try to extract some of the thousands of pictures that were copied over to it.

    Does anyone know if the pictures copied over to the Apple TV the same as the orignals, ie they were all JPEG files and Im not sure what ends up on the AppleTV. Additionally are they copied over in the same directories as the originals? otherwise I have many long nights trying to patch all the things back together. sigh. :confused:
  2. jaw04005 macrumors 601


    Aug 19, 2003
    No. They've been "converted" to a lower resolution and DPI to save disk space on the Apple TV.
  3. Mr Kram macrumors 68020

    Mr Kram

    Oct 1, 2008
    i thought the files were the same. the amount of space my photos take up seem to be identical to their sizes on my hard drive.

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