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How to Turn PC/Mac into a Free AirPlay Server

Occasions that the videos or music need to be streamed to PC/Mac or Apple TV pop up very often nowadays, such as listening to music of iPhone on PC/Mac, and projecting a video to Apple TV. While under most circumstances, the streaming is failed due to the lack of free AirPlay server. AirPlay is a media controlling protocol developed by Apple Inc. to stream media between devices.

How to Free Turn PC/Mac into an AirPlay Server?

5KPlayer makes its debut to take care of the problem mentioned above. Developed with built-in AirPlay function, it is one of the few free programs that can turn PC/Mac into an AirPlay Server. With 5KPlayer, users can enjoy videos and music with better devices.

Best AirPlay Receiver for Mac

Designed with the most user-friendly UI, 5KPlayer requires least computer skills to handle, and the developer has managed to make it more convenient. When you AirPlay from iPhone to PC/Mac or AirPlay from PC/Mac to Apple TV, the iPhone and PC/Mac can serve as a remote controller. The fast forwarding, rewinding and volume adjusting can be achieved therefore. It is the best free AirPlay server available with Mac and Windows version(Windows version is coming soon).

The content is mirroring to the streamed devices, which only takes seconds and does no damage to picture quality. And mirroring will not occupy the memory of the streamed devices, thus it does no influence to the streamed devices. 5KPlayer makes it simple to project or receive the screen of iOS 9/8/7/6 devices to your PC/Mac and it allows music from PC/Mac to be played wirelessly to compatible speakers.

The Guide to Turn PC/Mac into a Free AirPlay Server

The setup process is quite simple, users can deal with it without any efforts.

Step 1: Free download and launch the 5KPlayer accordingly, which can be achieved with several clicks and a drag and drop.

Best AirPlay receiver

Step 2: Set the setting of AirPlay of 5KPlayer, specify a name and password in Preferences, if you wish.

Free AirPlay Server Setting

Step 3: If 5KPlayer acts as AirPlay sender, click the AirPlay button beside the progress bar or the right top of the window while the video or music is playing to activate AirPlay and to select the device to stream to and then you're good to go.

Please note that to successfully stream media, the AirPlay sender and receiver must share the same WiFi.

AirPlay receiver stream video audio

Once you begin to use 5KPlayer, it will surprise you all the way! It is a powerful and highly integrated UHD media player other than being the best free AirPlay server. It can play 4K even 5K video and music with high stability. It can also download videos from YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo and other 300 websites with high speed and no quality loss. 5KPlayer will never disappoint you as an AirPlay server and UHD video player!

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