You Apple TV Setup lets you stream the content of your choice and is you are streaming from iTunes movies, then the process is very simple. The streaming is easy and simple from iTunes if you do it from built-in Movies or TV shows app. Getting anything from another Apple TV is also very easy as your Apple TV acts as a big Air Play receiver. If you are not using Apple hardware or not buying the content from Apple store, then the key is that you should pick the right app. Due to the limited access to the tv OS file system, third party apps become the key for getting the content on the big screen and these are the best ones. You can take Apple TV Support to know more about the supported apps.
If you are unable to get any other way to get your videos to your Apple TV, then this is the best way to get videos to your Apple TV, watch them to YouTube, and then watch them. Another way is the YouTube app for Apple TV, which gives you the access to movie or TV show that you bought through Google Play Movies & TV. There is no official Google Play TV & Movies app for Apple TV, but you can find all the purchased content in YouTube app. Go to My YouTube from the top menu and select the option of Purchases to shows and films.
The Plex app is the wonderful option for getting movies, music, videos, TV shows and everything that you want to an Apple TV or non-Apple device. Sign in for the free or premium account and build a library of your content on your machine and Plex app will stream it too your Apple TV for free. The Plex app for Apple TV is very simple and straightforward. To know more about the Apple TV compatible apps, you can take Apple TV Help.
You can use this app to cast your favorite content by taking the free or premium account. This app has no technical menu to splash through and you can be up and running through. Even you don’t need to store anything on your Apple TV, rather it pops up as an option when you launch All Cast Android app. When the connection sets up you can cast anything which has been stored locally on your device along with the content from linked services like Dropbox or Google Drive.
Air Parrot 2
If you want to get the content from a Windows computer on Apple TV and without server installation, then Air parrot 2 is the best option for you. It will cost you $12.99, but its free trail is also available. When it Is running on Windows, then select Apple TV as the receiver. Then choose a media file and it will be streamed directly on your Apple TV. This app has the versions for Chrome OS and mac OS. For more information, you can take Apple Support Apple TV.
VLC Media Player
VLC media player for Apple TV does a wonderful job of playing video and audio content. It supports the entire host of networks including FTP, Windows shares and UPnP, so wherever your content is stored, it can get them. It also works with Plex. A little bit of technical know-how is required for videos getting up and running on VLC media player. If there is any query you can visit www Appletv com.