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Infuse gets a big dose of AirPlay

We all go through life with good days, and bad days...then there are days that are just frickin' amazing! Today is one of those days because we just gave Infuse for iOS a huge, free 1.3 update.

What's new you ask? Well, let me tell you...

AirPlay

Infuse has always been great at playing videos on an iPhone or iPad, and now it's great at playing videos on the big screen as well. Yup! Infuse now features a truly awesome AirPlay option that streams a ton of different video types including MKV, MP4, M4V, AVI, and a few others. The more eclectic formats are supported as well by way of AirPlay Mirroring.

In a nutshell, just hit the AirPlay button and Infuse will take care of the rest.

AirPlay

Wi-Fi uploads

Searching for a sync cable to get videos into Infuse is a now a thing of the past. We've added direct Wi-Fi transfers that allows for dragging and dropping videos into Infuse through a plain ol' web browser. Geek note: You can also use an FTP app (like Cyberduck or Transmit) instead of a browser.

Wi-Fi uploads

Keep it social

We've baked in some extra trakt goodness that makes it easy to post ratings and 'shouts' to trakt right from within Infuse. You can even post what you're watching to Facebook or Twitter, if you prefer. Don't worry, if you're not the social type, all sharing features are 100% optional.

Keep it social

Many other improvements and fixes

On top of all this, we've also included a huge pile of performance improvements and bug fixes to keep things running smoothly.

And just in case you're not already downloading it, Infuse 1.3 is now available as a free update in the App Store.

We'll be back with more goodies soon.

Enjoy! :-)

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aTV Flash (black) 2.3 now available

Today we're excited to announce the release of aTV Flash (black) 2.3 for ATV2 which includes a handful of great new features, stability improvements and support for the recently released 5.3 Apple TV software. This version is also the first step (of many) as we work to bring a number of the great new features of Infuse to the Apple TV. Read on to learn about everything that's new.

What's new in 2.3?

  • Added Apple TV 5.3 compatibility
  • Added Croatian, Hungarian, Romanian, and Slovak localizations
  • Media Player is now 'Infuse for Apple TV'
  • Improved Dolby (AC3) audio
  • Improved metadata fetching
  • Improved detection of subtitle encoding
  • Improved reliability of settings backups
  • A few other minor fixes and performance improvements

How do I update?

As usual, updating can be done right on the Apple TV through the Maintenance > Manage Extras menu. If you need to re-install, links for the latest version can be found in your account under the Downloads tab.

If you're new to aTV Flash (black) you can learn more about everything it offers here.

Enjoy :-)

Media Player 2.2.1 for ATV2 released

Happy Friday! Today we have a minor update for Media Player on the ATV2 that addresses a recent change over at TMDb, and adds in a few other features and fixes.

Here’s what’s new in 2.2.1:

  • Updated movie search for recent TMDb API change 
  • Subtitle encoding type is now automatically detected
  • Added option to display both 'bordered' and 'shadowed' subtitle effects simultaneously
  • Minor performance improvements and bug fixes

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We're also working to bring many of the new features of Infuse for iPhone and iPad to the Apple TV, and once this transition is complete we should be able to roll out features for both platforms much quicker. Lots more good stuff to come, so stay tuned!

Enjoy! :-)

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