How to Hack Airplay Video from iPhone, iPad to the Mac
How to hack Apple's iOS 4.2 AirPlay feature? A wiz has unlocked Airplay and created a hacked app called AirPlayer.
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How to hack Apple's iOS 4.2 AirPlay
feature? A wiz has unlocked Airplay
and created a hacked app called AirPlayer. This app can be used to stream video from iPhone or iPad to the Mac
She's not a Windows dev but says in theory the same thing should be possible on that platform and perhaps Linux as well.
The AirPlayer app
runs on your Mac, not your iPhone or iPad. But you don't need to jJailbreak to try this out. but if you're not Jailbroken and running AirVideoEnabler you'll be limited to YouTube and iPod/Videos for your streaming.
Stream video to your Apple TV
connected TV, you can now send video to your Mac. The good news is you will not require a jailbroken device for this hack. It should work on all iOS 4.2 devices.
1. Download AirPlayer
2. Unzip the file and drag the AirPlayer app to your Applications folder
3. Open the AirPlayer utility by double clicking it
4. Click "Start AirPlay Service"
5. Now your Mac will show up in the AirPlay menu when playing a video in the YouTube.app or iPod.app. Select the small white arrow and click your connected Mac. (AirPlay icon highlighted in image below)
While you do not need a jailbroken device for this utility, jailbroken devices will be able to stream content from any third-party app using hacks such as AirVideoEnabler. The current build of AirPlayer also doesn't appear to support anything but video, meaning music and photos are left out.