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How to Airplay Video from Mac/PC to TV and from iPhone/iPad to Mac/PC?

You are tired of using a long wire tailing across the room to connect your HDTV with your Mac again, and wondering if you can AirPlay videos from Mac to Apple TV to create a sweet home theater or AirPlay videos from iPhone/iPad to Mac. How to AirPlay video from Mac/PC to HDTV and from iPhone/iPad to Mac/PC? Well, here comes the AirPlay compatible software for your Mac/PC – the 5KPlayer!


How to AirPlay Video Audio Synchronously And Solve AirPlay Not Working

With support for Apple's AirPlay technology, 5KPlayer enables you to AirPlay videos with high definition and audio in MP3 format from your Mac to HDTV synchronously and AirPlay videos from iPhone/iPad to Mac/PC with no sacrifice in the image and audio quality.

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Wanna share your DVD, YouTube music video or an excellent football game with friends in the living room with 60-inch screen fancy HDTV on a nice sofa? There are a number of solutions to play your media files on TV, but isn't it the best choice to use 5KPlayer AirPlay videos wirelessly? With access to AirPlay, 5KPlayer allows you to easily stream video at 1080P, 4K or even 8K resolution from iPhone/iPad to PC/Mac and from Mac/PC to Apple TV which connected with your big screen HDTV.

5KPlayer does have that kind of ability to beam the video and audio content you are watching to Apple TV and is also appliable for AirPlay mirroring from iPhone/iPad/iPod to Windows based PC (inclusing Windows 10) and Mac of course and it is able to detect the AirPlay target automatically as long as they are all connected on the same WiFi. Not only the top AirPlay sender but also a receiver, 5KPlayer offers the easiest solution to AirPlay video without charge, such a generous offer simply beats AirParrot and which make it the best free AirParrot Alternative to AirPlay videos back and forth.

Note: If you want to AirPlay DVD and Video in AVI, MKV, WMV, FLV, DivX formats, rip and convert them to MP4 or M4V first.

Only a limited list of video format is AirPlay compatible, right now only the videos in MP4, MOV, M4V and audio in MP3 are streamable via AirPlay, but a professional video converter and ripper can simple do the trick if you want to AirPlay your DVDs and ultra HD videos in MKV, AVI, etc.

Tutorial of How to AirPlay Video with 5KPlayer

How to AirPlay Video from Mac/PC to Apple TV:

Step 1: Free download 5KPlayer for Mac OS X or Windows.

Step 2: Launch the free AirPlay sender and then click the "AirPlay" icon on the upper right corner. The icon will become red if you successfully enabled the AirPlay function. And then choose "AppleTV" from the appeared menu.

Step 3: Do make sure the AirPlay receivers are connected on the same WiFi as AirPlay sender.

AirPlay Video from Mac to HDTV

How to AirPlay video from iPhone/iPad to Mac/PC:

Step 1: Swipe up the control center of your iPhone/iPad, find "AirPlay", and then tap the "AirPlay" icon to enable AirPlay function.

Step 2: You will see a list of AirPlay receivers including your Mac that connected with the same wireless network as your iOS device. And then Choose your Mac/PC.

Step 3: Play video with the AirPlay compatible app to start AirPlay video from iPhone/iPad to Mac/PC.

AirPlay Video from iPhone/iPad to Mac

How to AirPlay Video Troubleshooting:

If it fails to AirPlay video after following the tutorial above, make sure:

  • The Apple TV (2nd generation and later) is turned on and connected to your AirPlay supported HDTV properly;
  • Both AirPlay sender and receiver are on the same Wi-Fi network;
  • The video you choose is AirPlay compatible (video in MP4, M4V and music in MP3).
  • Want to AirPlay video on a big screen with stereo audio system and stream media from your iPhone/iPad to Mac/PC? Install the 5KPlayer on your Mac/PC to check it out! It is svelte and easy to operate. With the increase in users and the application upgrades, it will soon become the most popular video music player that AirPlay video from local folder and from playlist it downloaded online, and you are welcome to be one of us who benefit from the tremendous multi-function of 5KPlayer.

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