AirPlay from Elmedia Player Streaming FAQ

No, you can’t. Elmedia Player streams media by means of the AirPlay protocol, and due to its limitations, volume can only be adjusted on the target device itself. You can normally do this with your Apple TV’s remote control.

Note that the above applies to all devices that communicate via the AirPlay protocol, and you also cannot adjust volume when streaming a movie from an iOS device such as an iPhone or iPad.

No, currently this functionality is not supported.

Starting from version 6.6 Elmedia Player supports streaming of all formats, except .swf and .exe.

Yes, the support for subtitles when streaming to AirPlay-enabled devices was added to Elmedia Player starting from version 6.6. If the receiving device is incompatible, try the “Burn subtitles into video” option. It can be found in the Preferences – Streaming tab – General.

Being a desktop app, Elmedia Player should only be installed and activated on your Mac. The AirPlay protocol is built into the Apple TV, so there is no need to install anything additionally on it.

To solve the issue please follow the steps below:

  1. Click TV Apple Settings > AirPlay > Security.
  2. Change “Passcode” to “Password”.

You will need to enter the passcode only once. After that, you won’t have to type it twice every time.

Due to limitations of the AirPlay protocol and implementation peculiarities of Elmedia Player itself, the following features are not accessible when streaming from Elmedia Player to AirPlay-enabled devices:

  • volume adjustment and mute;
  • screenshot capturing;
  • playback speed adjustment;
  • audio delay;
  • Video Tuner;
  • Equalizer;
  • video geometry settings (aspect ratio, mirror, flip vertically, rotate);
  • audio and video settings in Preferences.

Starting from version 6.6, Elmedia Player automatically converts all streamed media to the format understandable by the Apple TV, so you are no longer limited in the format choice…Read full answer