time capsule as media server?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by grooveattack, Jan 13, 2009.

  1. grooveattack macrumors 6502a

    Jan 9, 2008
    Any one tried this?
    I just want to put my film collection on i and the combined itunes library on it.
    Then everyone can watch the films and listen to music, share and share alike.
    How would itunes handle a bunch of music on an external drive?

    Any tips are good thanks....
  2. n0de macrumors 6502

    Feb 3, 2005
    I am doing it with iTunes and it works well for a single user. Performance over wifi is a little slow, but wired ROCKS! I believe if you want to have multiple users there is some vodoo necessary to have the iTunes dbase file local on each machine.
  3. MacBoobsPro macrumors 603


    Jan 10, 2006
    I have my TC wired to my Mac then wireless to my AppleTV. Works a charm :)

    When you have hundreds of movies a click away it takes just as long deciding what to watch as its does to watch what you decide upon. :D

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