Mac + XBMC + AIRPLAY = Joy?

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by jeremiah256, Jul 28, 2012.

  1. jeremiah256 macrumors 65816


    Aug 2, 2008
    Southern California
    Has anyone tried to load XBMC on your Mac with Mountain Lion and stream it to your Apple TV (2 or 3) using Airplay? I'm currently in the middle of backing up my MBP but I'll try it tomorrow with a Apple TV 2.
  2. zango macrumors member

    Jun 24, 2008
    I haven't tried it yet but I'm assuming you can just use airplay mirroring to get xbmc to your tv using even apple tv 3. Maybe not as convenient as a jailbreak, but since you can't currently jailbreak the 3rd gen its a pretty viable option.
  3. hardax macrumors regular

    Jan 16, 2008
    New Hampshire
    Doesn't one of the more recent builds of XBMC already suppport AirPlay natively?
  4. mikepro macrumors 6502

    Sep 3, 2010
    = no surround sound.

    = FAIL for Airplay, at least for my requirements.
  5. howyoudoin macrumors member

    Feb 6, 2002
    Yes it does, I do it using my iPhone 4 and it works just as good as the Apple TV in that regards. My macbook pro is too old for airplay mirroring in mountain lion so unfortunately so I cannot test that
  6. sjengie macrumors newbie

    Oct 14, 2012
    xbmc to apple tv settings

    hi, dont get sound when i airplay xbmc from mac mini to apple tv 3.
    do get movies etc but no sound
    when i airplay itunes to apple tv sound is fine
    anybody knows settings for xbmc?
    tried several but get lost as i do not understand the different options in xbmc.

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