Can we AirPlay VLC videos, like MKV files on Mac book air/pro? This article will help you find out whether this media player tycoon can meet your increasing new demand –AirPlay. And the answer is half positive, as it cannot achieve AirPlay independently and may bring along a whole litany of inconveniences.
The built-in Bonjour protocol is only applied to VLC app for iOS, therefore, VLC for Mac should adopt external helps in order to perform AirPlay. However, if VLC fails to AirPlay MKV files on Mac, you can turn to 5KPlayer which can remove all the obstacles on the way of AirPlay easily and fast.
5KPlayer is an all-in-one media player that provides one-stop video/audio service that combines Ultra HD playback, online download, online streaming and built-in AirPlay function. It is a powerful and independent player that requires no extra software or plug-ins and is compatible with OS X 10.7 (Lion) above.
Step 1: Download and launch this VLC AirPlay Alternative on your Mac book air/pro. (Download Windows Version for Windows users)
Step 2: Click the AirPlay button on the up right corner of the main interface and select Apple TV as the target AirPlay Receiver. The airplay is enabled if that button goes red.
Note: You can also tap the bigger AirPlay icon beside the red YouTube button to view the AirPlay guide. Make sure that the two devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
Step 3: Drag and drop the selected MKV file onto 5KPlayer interface to start playing, and the display will be shown on the screen of Apple-TV connected HDTV.
Note: To AirPlay MKV files with VLC AirPlay Alternative, you should first make sure that you've got a great video converter to have those files converted into airplay required formats: MOV, MP4, M4V before playing.
The VLC AirPlay alternative –5KPlayer offers the best AirPlay solution that performs seamless 4k streaming and solves AirPlay Video Delay and not working problems. Its core value is built around the notion of versatility and user-friendly. This newly devised AirPlay media player will definitely satisfy you with its fabulous video music playing function.
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