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Questions tagged [airplay]

An Apple technology to wirelessly stream audio and video between home entertainment devices.

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How can I specify the password for AirPlay speakers?

Since PulseAudio 11 there is support for AirPort speakers. On older systems, you can use pulseaudio-module-raop or pulseaudio-raop2 to be able to see AirPlay speakers in your Sound Settings and play ...
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Can I play audio on my Apple Homepod using Airplay from Ubuntu?

Pretty much as the question. I've got an apple homepod and no other speakers. Is there some way I can use the homepod as an audio destination?
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How to play audio (or speech) to Airplay nodes from command-line?

I'm trying to find a way to send audio to an Airplay node from the command-line from any platform (OSX, Linux, or Windows). One thread here suggests that say -a ? from OSX should include AirPlay ...
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Airplay over wifi-ethernet bridge

I have an IOgear wifi to ethernet bridge, connected to a Marantz AVR without wifi. I can access its (the AVR) web interface through the IP the bridge was assigned, and the changes I make on it show up ...
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Apple Mac Airplay “Unable to establish Connection”

I have a projector which I am trying to use with a MiraScreen Wireless HDMI adapter so that I can wirelessly use the projector from my computer. I was able to get it working with Windows but when I ...
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Using Reflector 2 between iPad Air 2 and PC Laptop

I'm having some issues with a user in my office who is looking to present her iPad screen to a laptop. The iPad is an iPad Air 2 running iOS 9.1 and the laptop is a Lenovo T440p running Win7 ...
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Repeating mDNS/Bonjour requests from eth0 through a tunnel (tun0)

To start off, I am quite new at both networking and Unix/Ubuntu/Linux distros. Just a warning, for any setup/code may look a bit ugly. Basically, my end goal is to successfully AirPlay Mirror to a ...
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Stream from PC to Kodi (xbmc)

Does anybody know is it possible to stream movie from PC (using VLC or similar) .. to Kodi (XBMC) .. perhaps via AirPlay or something similar ? .. I want to be able to push stream from PC to Kodi (...
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OSX 10.10.2 Airplay to ATV (A1469) doesn't wotk

Here is what I have: Macbook air (MacBookAir3,2) running 10.10.2 Apple TV (A1469) 3rd gen I have airplayed my iPad to my TV numerous times so I know it works. However, airplay does not even show up ...
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Is there such a thing as a double ethernet cable?

I have a cable modem in the living room. I have ethernet running out of the cable modem to an Apple Airplay, then back out of the Airplay to a 4 port switch so that I can hardwire all my consoles. I ...
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Apple TV/Airplay problems: stops playing, duplicates itself

I've been having this weird problem with my Apple TV when streaming audio. It will randomly stop working. Usually when that happens, it will duplicate itself in the device list on all devices we have ...
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Watch a movie straight from Apple TV, but hear the sound on my headphones on my MB Air

I don't have money for new tech or headphones. I want to watch a movie from my laptop via AirPlay (watch a movie straight from Apple TV), but hear the sound on my headphones attached to my MB Air. Is ...
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Airplay and disconnection: the music cuts frequently

I use my mac (on maverick) with an airplay speaker and I have a some disconnection problems. Frequently, the music is cut and doesn't restart automatically. It's impossible to use speaker with it. So ...
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Run application in login window

I am looking for a way to run an application like Reflector or AirServer on both a Mac and PC before the user login occurs, the application is pretty much GUI-less until someone starts sending data to ...
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Starting airplay from command line, to send output of 'Say' Mac OS X command to airplay

Ok, Sunday question :) Trying to make a little joke... 1) if you open a terminal, and type "say -a ?", Mac OS X will give you the list of devices it can send spoken words to. On mine, it says: 39 ...
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AirPrint and AirPlay on FreeNAS

I would like to add AirPrint support to a legacy Brother network printer and, if possible, also have AirPlay audio streaming to a stereo on the same shelf. I ran across a great tutorial on how to do ...
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Airplay not working from wifi to lan

Can anyone please can tell me, what I should set to router, when I try to get airplay working on Wi-Fi? When I connect by cable, everything work perfect, but when trying Wi-Fi can't even see ...
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Mirror your display to another computer on your network

I have a computer I am using for showing media, running windows 7 (XBMC). It is hooked up with a projector. I want other computers on my network to have the opportunity to mirror their display to ...
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iTunes Airplay not working when connected to VPN

I'm having trouble getting airplay to work in iTunes when connected to my work network through VPN (error -15000). It works fine if I disconnect the VPN... Any ideas how I can fix this? Thanks!
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802.11ac mixed with 802.11g devices- will this cause slowdowns?

I'm looking to upgrade to 802.11ac on my home wifi network, and have noticed that most airplay certified wireless speakers only contain 802.11g chips. Will including one or more of these 11g devices ...
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How to make my Mac screen a mirror of iPhone using AirPlay

I'm new to AirPlay. I want to find a good tutorial to learn about Airplay and its APIs and how I can use it for sharing my iPhone screen on my Mac device. What I learned: iPhone 4S+ will support ...
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Play music on Hi-Fi via Airplay from Kubuntu

I would like to use the Airplay functionality of my Hi-Fi System from my Linux Kubuntu. I was able to make the Hi-Fi play songs using Bubble UPNP from an Android tablet. How can I use a music player ...
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View video on Screen while listen audio in android

Is it possible to stream all pc audio throug mpd, raop, UPnP or something like? I want to play video on a big screen far from where I'm sitting and be able to hear the audio Streamed trough my phone.
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Airport Express Airplay Over Existing WiFi Connection

I am trying to use my Airport Express as an Airplay adapter (play to speakers through iOS device) connected to my existing (not-Airport-Extreme) wireless network. The Express is the kind that you plug ...
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Dedicated top-bar icon, to easily switch output source (from and to AirPlay)

It annoys me that I have to option-click the volume icon in my top-bar, to enable/disable AirPlay. Does anyone know if there's a small application out there, that does the same, without installing ...
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Can a Windows RT machine be made to mirror to an AirPlay receiver such as an AppleTV?

Can I get an App or otherwise modify an ARM-based Windows 8 Windows RT system to be able to mirror it's screen via AirPlay to AppleTV or similar receiver? I'm not looking for a Windows-equivalent ...
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Does DLNA do streaming the way AirPlay does?

Everyone says how DLNA and AirPlay are similar things. As far as I understood, this is simply not true - AirPlay lets an audio stream travel wirelessly to an AirPlay "receiver" which reproduces it, ...
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How can I enable Mountain Lion Airplay mirroring through command line?

I want to enable/disable airplay mirroring with an script and I don't know how to find what commands are executed when Airplay is activated. Any idea about how to do it or where to search? Thank you!...
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Does anyone know if Apple plans to support AirPlay Mirroring in Macs older than last year? [closed]

Does anyone know if Apple plans to support AirPlay Mirroring in Macs older than last year? It seems in the fine print that it only works with 2011 models.
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Can you use AirPlay to show an extended desktop?

I just installed Mountain Lion and it has the new AirPlay Mirroring feature. Is there an option to extend the desktop, as you would with a second monitor, instead of mirroring?
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AirPlay doesn't work from laptop, works from iOS device

My MBA used to stream music to my speakers via my Airport Express, but recently it stopped working. The speakers over airplay are still visible in iTunes, but when I try to connect, the dialog hangs ...
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Figure out what's playing from a different device

I've been wondering if it's possible to figure out what video / song is currently playing through airplay from a DIFFERENT device than the one that's streaming using airplay. Surely this must be ...
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Multiple instances of AirFoil Speakers on one machine (Mac)

My Mac has two sets of speakers connected to its analog and digital outputs. I am currently using (with a great success) AirFoil Speakers to stream audio from iTunes/iOS to the analog ones (digital ...
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Can I get AirPlay mirroring under Windows?

I have a big TV hooked up to a Windows desktop via HDMI. I can launch VLC fullscreen and pretend I'm watching TV, or run BBC iPlayer, and that works fine. I also have iPads and iPhones, and a MacBook....
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Broadcast video sound on airplay VLC

I would like to broadcast my video sound on my IHome device with airplay and watch video on my mac book. It is possible to do that ? I know you can broadcast music with airplay, broadcast full video ...
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Can I play video through my Apple TV and use my iPhone as “wireless” headphones?

I have bought an Apple TV recently. I've got everything set up fine, but this is one thing I'd like to do that I can't seem to find a way! In iTunes on my PC, I have some movies. Can I play the video ...
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How can you stream music from Ubuntu to AirPlay speakers on your network with Ubuntu?

We have AirPlay speakers on our network, that can only be controlled using iTunes for Windows. As I'm booted into Ubuntu, I'd like to be able to control the music being played. Is there any way to do ...
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How to display my MacBook desktop on a TV through Apple TV

I just bought the 2nd generation Apple TV. I need to know if there's a way so that I can airplay my whole desktop (I have a MacBook) onto my TV through the Apple TV, relaying both sound and video.
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AirPlay to a computer from a mobile device

Is there an application that will allow me to stream music from my iOS device (iPod, iPad, iPhone, etc...) to a computer? My particular setup involves an iPhone 4 and a MacBook Pro. I'm in full ...
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Macbook to Apple TV: Airplay possible?

Have a 2nd generation Apple TV hooked up. Am able to AirPlay with my iPhone, but not with the Macbook. Not sure if this is even possible, but Googling around seems to return some chitchat about it, ...