does appletv play youtube movies/rental

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by CBProd, Oct 13, 2011.

  1. CBProd macrumors newbie

    Sep 28, 2006
    hi, im looking to purchase a media streaming device for my parents, thats something easy to use. youtube has a movie rental page now, only seems to work on pc, i was wondering, are you able to access the movie page on youtube, through appletv? if not is there a device that does?
  2. Che Castro macrumors 603

    May 21, 2009

    And why not just use Netflix or buy the new movies with iTunes

    Netflix has a lot of good docus your parents will like it

    It cant get any easier than an apple tv my friend

    The iOS interface of Netflix is the best ive ever seen
  3. btbrossard macrumors 6502a

    Oct 25, 2008
    I believe YouTube rentals are only available on a computer or select Android devices.

    From YouTube:
    For movie rentals - iTunes rents movies. You can rent and watch them on the Apple TV.

    If you are looking to buy iTunes movies, you have to purchase those through iTunes on your computer and then home share them to the Apple TV.

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