Thunderbolt Display Question

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by notchrisn, Nov 17, 2014.

  1. notchrisn macrumors newbie

    Nov 17, 2014
    i have a lot of movies on my Macbook and i connect it to my television using the Thunderbolt cable, is it possible to have the movie displayed on the TV in the background while still using the computer for internet? If so what program is is it called?
  2. jdphoto macrumors 6502


    Jan 13, 2014
    Quicktime can do this. If the two displays are different spaces then you can full screen the movie on the TV and bring your mouse back to your laptop screen.
  3. MCAsan macrumors 601


    Jul 9, 2012
    Another option is to connect an Apple TV to the TV. Turn on file sharing in the Mac. Now the Apple TV can access content from you local Mac and content from the Internet via wifi from your local wifi network. Apple TV gives you many more content options and for a relatively small investment.

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