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Air Video Server HD streams videos instantly from your computer on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Apple TV. No need to worry about converting or transferring files.

We took everything that was great about Air Video and then re-thought and re-engineered it.

  • Universal App. A single purchase of Air Video HD lets you install the app on your iPhones, iPads and iPod touches.
  • Mac and Windows. Share folders from both your Mac or your Windows PC and access the movies on your iOS device.
  • Offline Mode. Download any video in your library to your more...

What's New

Version 1.0.4:
  • Fix H.264 passthrough for certain files
  • Fix black thumbnails for certain files
  • Fix duplicate subtitle streams for certain files

Requirements

OS X 10.6 or later

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Stephen_Fry Member IconComment+79
Stephen_Fry
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Doesn't work on OS X 10.9 Mavericks GM
Works fine on OS X 10.8

Any fix for this?

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Version 1.0.4
lemonb3519
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I have this working just fine on 10.9.4 and also Yosemite Beta

D9 Member IconComment+373
D9
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After reading up (& testing where possible) on this offering as well as Air Media and AirPlayIt, I have a couple of observations:

1. Only AirPlayIt says it can play DRM movies (albeit via Safari on iPad/iPhone but play it does and w/ no issue)
2. AirPlayIt is the only free option for both server & iOS client
3. AirPlayIt has not been updated in some time and does not play properly on iPhone 5 (& thusly 5S/5C) as well as iOS 7 (perhaps?)
4. Air Media offers the broadest selection of video formats to view
5. Air Video seems to be the best supported from a development, performance and customer service standpoint.

Like anything, there are pluses and minuses with each option. If you use an iPhone 5 and/or you're concerned about iOS 7 support plus want the finest playback, then this Air Video seems best, although Air Media seems intent on supporting iOS 7 too.

However, if you use iPhone 4S or older, or if free is the key, then AirPlayIt seems to be the solution.

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Version 1.0.4
martinb2
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After you review I tested AirPlayIt, too. And I must say: great! It is free, works on Mac OS X 10.6 / iPad with iOS 6.1 without any problems and plays all my videos as expected.

Why should they update if it runs perfectly? And iOS 7 is not officially out now.

Stephen_Fry Member IconReview+79
Stephen_Fry
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Great app for streaming MKV movies. Top notch.

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Version 1.0.4
The Jtizzle Member IconReview+40
The Jtizzle
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Upgraded to the HD version today and went smooth and running great on both my iPad and my iPhone. Even streamed a movie to my Apple TV 3 today. The new UI is a great update and performance is even better than the old version. I really like how settings sync between devices if you enable the feature.

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Version 1.0.4
martinb2 Member IconReview+12
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On Mac OS X 10.6.8 nothing happens. No icon in the menubar, no (preference) window, nothing. Even no crash report window, but in the console a crash report (EXC_BAD_ACCESS).
On Mac OS X 10.7.5 the application starts well, but can not establish a internet connection. I disabled the Firewall and restarted the application - no changes.

I then downloaded "Air Video Server 2.4.6 beta" and everything works fine on Mac OS X 10.6.

I tried many UPnP servers and never had such problems.

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Version 1.0.3
Revco
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You're right. Tried it with v1.0.3 & 1.0.4 and both don't launch on 10.6.8.

sjk
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> I then downloaded "Air Video Server 2.4.6 beta" and everything works fine on Mac OS X 10.6.

Which is an older version required by Air Video for iOS but not the newer Air Video HD which requires Air Video HD Server.

HD or non-HD versions of both the OS X server and iOS client have to be used; they're incompatible with each other.

martinb2
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It is not about HD or not or incompatibility: this application is saying: REQUIREMENTS Intel, OS X 10.6 or later.

That is what I have - but it does not work. But crashes without any feedback.

And I can launch the older version of this Mac application and I see something, can watch movies.

That it's! May be a hint to the developers that something is wrong.

sjk
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> It is not about HD or not or incompatibility: this application is saying: REQUIREMENTS Intel, OS X 10.6 or later.

I understand that both newer HD and older non-HD versions of the server should work on 10.6 or later.

> And I can launch the older version of this Mac application and I see something, can watch movies.

With which iOS client(s)? If the HD client works with the non-HD server then I was wrong about interoperability of that combination.

> May be a hint to the developers that something is wrong.

Have you reported the crashing to InMethod through their forum, helpdesk, or email?

martinb2
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As I said: the HD version crashes on Mac OS X 10.6, starts well on Mac OS X 10.7 but can not establish a internet connection. Thus I did not install / buy the iOS app.

The older non HD version starts well on Mac OS X 10.6, can establish a internet connection and with the AirVideoFree on iOS 6 videos can be streamed.

I registered at the forum to post a message, but did not get a confirmation mail. Spam folder is empty.

May be someone already registered can tell them that there is a problem on Mac OS X 10.6?

Lemming
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For those with crashing on 10.6.8, email the developer directly. That's what I did and he sent me a new build that works with 10.6.8

martinb2
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Thank you for your reply! Very good to know that the developer is informed and has a bug fix. Hopefully everyone using 10.6 is reading the posts...

Andrewm8 Member IconReview+75
Andrewm8
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Brilliant!!! Effortlessly streaming avi's and mkv's from my MBP (Mountain Lion) through iPod Touch Air-Playing to Apple TV connected to my HDTV - on the fly painless conversion, working in the background on MBP. Works as advertised! My only concern is the fact that last release is dates more than 2.5 years ago - I hope developer will continue improving and supporting the product.

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Version 2.4.5-beta6
Andrewm8
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Oops... My apologies - just found 2.4.6beta3u2 released July 2012 through the developer's website.

Mr.amnesia Member IconReview+3
Mr.amnesia
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First of all it is free. It plays practically every format that I want, and when used with the iOS App it is brilliant. I regularly use the two together to watch videos in bed. With the air play features in iOS you can now use it to send a video to another device. For example I use my iPad to send the video to an Apple TV and so can watch on my HD TV.

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Version 2.4.5-beta6
Ikir Member IconReview+198
Ikir
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Awesome software, cheap.. the only downside.... the OS X icon ;-)

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Version 2.4.5-beta6
Antoniong Member IconReview+62
Antoniong
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In simple words:

A (near) perfect product.

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Version 2.4.5-beta6
Klagreca Member IconComment+182
Klagreca
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I'd love to see a mac app client or VLC extension to compliment the server app.

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Version 2.4.5-beta6
Barts822
+1

Enjoy!
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/6713110/MacAirVideoClient/Site/Client.html

Klagreca
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@Barts822. You sir, ROCK! Thanks!

Wwiley
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Barts822 - could you add a new link?

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Lemming
Version 1.0.4
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Version 1.0.4
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Bucho
Version 1.0.4
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Runtime
Version 1.0.3
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Moccaboi
Version 2.4.5-beta6
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Iimonk
Version 2.4.5-beta6
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Nicolasd
Version 2.4.5-beta6
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KLOCK
Version 2.4.5-beta6
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Tobit
Version 2.4.5-beta6
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fddc
Version 2.4.3
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Date 31 Aug 2013
Platform OS X / Intel 32
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