So all Video Related Apps are coming to Apple TV, right?

Discussion in 'Apple TV Apps' started by TallManNY, Sep 10, 2015.

  1. TallManNY macrumors 68040

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    So should every video related App get ported onto Apple TV? I guess no need to jailbreak the device anymore. Soon you should be able to just download an App, then use that App to access your video content, be it on someone else server or on your home computer.

    I wonder if Apple will allow what is basically a launcher App, so you can link back to your computer's copious storage space. There should be a lot ways to work around the lack of storage on the Apple TV. Considering speed of WiFi networks now, going and getting something off your home network should be really fast.
     
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    I would assume that many of them will be. Some small number may not make sense, in that they're specifically designed for mobile, but otherwise, it should be likely that the developer would make the necessary changes to allow use on tvOS as well. Especially if the tie-in to Siri for search is a public API.

    I'm really hoping Amazon Instant Video comes - I've been considering Prime, and that would seal the deal.

    Plex and/or XMBC would likely be killer apps in terms of poaching from the Roku/Chromecast set. EyeTV would be great for people in that ecosystem already. Hopefully one or more will allow for better navigation of personal content, to give Apple some ideas to poach for home sharing. :)

    I'd love to see live streaming from something like a SiliconDust tuner.
     
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    I know this seems silly, but will YouTube head to the ATV?
     
  6. kristoffer4 macrumors 6502a

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    I think it is already there? I believe it is mentioned on the website.
     
  7. mattoligy macrumors 6502

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    Maybe UK customers will finally get BBC iPlayer now...
     
  8. kristoffer4 macrumors 6502a

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    I just checked and Youtube is mentioned as one of the apps on the website.
     
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    Yes would like to see Starz and Encore come.
     
  10. HiRez, Sep 15, 2015
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    Amazon Video would be great. Especially with the new Apple TV's ability to find content across all apps. I would love to go one place and find programs that across iTunes, Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Go. Right now not only to I need to check in different apps, but different devices as well. Prime Video is especially annoying to access, not only is it not available on Apple TV, streaming it from their iOS app has not been that reliable for me, and ties up my device as well.
     
  11. BMox macrumors 6502

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    BBC said they aren't planning on making an app for it.
     
  12. mattoligy macrumors 6502

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    What a joke...
     
  13. rhett7660 macrumors G4

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    Well that sucks! But at least I can get some of their content on netflix.
     

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