How to Use AirPlay on Mac
Along with Apple products hitting the market in a large scale, AirPlay becomes the most glaring one among all the mirroring technology programs. It is a protocol allowing video and audios to be wirelessly streamed between devices like iPod, iPhone SE/6s/6s Plus, iPad/iPad Pro, Mac and Apple TV. AirPlay unveils the new era to wirelessly share multimedia contents. Mac, as the transfer station for AirPlay application to a certain extent, has been discussed a lot about its built-in AirPlay function. Here another better way to use AirPlay on Mac is introduced in this tutorial.
There are two types of AirPlay devices, AirPlay sender and AirPlay receiver. Both functions are built in 5KPlayer and can be realized on Mac. As an AirPlay sender, 5KPlayer can automatically detect available receivers on your network and show off once you click AirPlay icon. OS X Mountain Lion or later operation systems based Mac is supportable for AirPlay. Media can be mirrored to the AirPlay receiver device within seconds via 5KPlayer. For example, a 90-minute HD video can be projected to Apple TV from Mac in around 10 seconds, so does Mac receiving projecting files from iPhone (SE/6s/6s Plus), iPod and iPad/iPad Pro/iPad Air. Apple lossless code is employed while streaming, and the media quality is guaranteed thereby. Instead of setting Airplay in display pane of System Preferences, 5KPlayer makes the progress much easier by directly setting on it.
Besides these basic features, 5KPlayer is armed with password protection to leave the unwanted presenters out, remote control to manage playback progress and volume adjustment without touching the streaming device, always on top to keep your device on top of all other apps for your convenience, full screen mode to present video in full screen without distraction and audio only mode to mirror only audio files. These features together make AirPlay use on Mac more pleasant. In case questions are arisen on AirPlay, please refer to troubleshooting for AirPlay for solutions.