AirPlay to Elmedia Player Streaming FAQ
Yes, Elmedia can start a screen mirroring session with AirPlay devices.
TCP 5000 and TCP 7000.
DRM-protected files are not supported. On attempt to stream such a file into Elmedia Player, you’ll be offered to open it with QuickTime Player instead.
Yes, Elmedia Player can receive AirPlay streams from iPhones and iPads running iOS 9+.
When you are receiving music in Elmedia Player, the playback controls (Play/Pause, Next track, etc.) are available if the remote source supports them.
This problem may happen for plenty of reasons, ranging from misconfigured wireless connection and poor signal to overtaxed network and radio frequency interference. Make sure you are using recommended settings for your Wi-Fi router. If you suspect interference with nearby devices, try to turn them off temporarily. Your AirPlay connection might also get interrupted when you lock or put your device to sleep or switch to a different app.
Yes, you can create an ad-hoc network on your computer and connect your iOS device directly to it. This is the way to go if your network settings prevent you from using Elmedia Player and you have no means to adjust it.
To learn how to create a computer-to-computer ad-hoc network on a Mac, follow this link.
Elmedia Player running on your Mac will be listed on any iOS device connected to the same network. Anyone who sees your computer will be able to stream media to it unless you set up a password.
You can configure your AirPlay security settings in Elmedia Player Preferences.
No password is required to be set by default. To set it select Password from the drop-down menu and type in a password of your choice. This password will be asked on any device attempting to connect to Elmedia Player via AirPlay.
You can also choose the preferred behavior on connection: Elmedia Player will either connect and start playback immediately (Connect and Play), or prompt you to accept the connection first (Request access).
Due to limitations of the AirPlay protocol and implementation peculiarities of Elmedia Player itself, the following features are not accessible when streaming to Elmedia Player from AirPlay-enabled devices:
- Equalizer (in case of audio-only streaming).
If you are positive that your iOS device and your Mac running Elmedia Player are on the same network and that your network connection is properly configured, try to…Read full answer
Elmedia Player running on your Mac will be listed on any iOS device connected to the same network. Anyone who sees your computer will be able to stream media to stream media…Read full answer
On iOS 6 and earlier:
- While playing content from an AirPlay-enabled app, tap the AirPlay icon in the navigation bar to see the list of available AirPlay receivers on your network…Read full answer