AirPlay Mirroring for Mac
AirPlay Mirroring coming to Mac in July

12 Jun 2012 | Rasmus Larsen |

Apple has announced that the new Mountain Lion operating system for Mac will be out in July and with it AirPlay Mirroring. Soon you can stream video, pictures, games and apps from your Mac onto your TV screen via the Apple TV box.

AirPlay Mirroring for Mac

At WWDC, Apple unveiled the official version of their Moutain Lion operating system. We already knew that AirPlay Mirroring was coming but now Apple has confirmed that it will be ready in July 2012.

AirPlay Mirroring coming to Mac
AirPlay Mirroring coming to Mac in July

A few new details were also added. AirPlay Mirroring will work for everything and you can always duplicate your desktop onto the TV screen. AirPlay music streaming has been integrated in iTunes on Mac/PC for many years but now support for video and games is also coming.

AirPlay Mirroring for Mac
AirPlay Mirroring coming to Mac in July

This means that you can stream video wirelessly from a Mac onto the TV screen, regardless of the video source. You can use internet video streams and locally stored files. AirPlay Mirroring will also work in games and 1080p resolution is supported if you own the new Apple TV (1080p).

Owners of 2011 Mac computers will also be able to use AirPlay Mirroring without being connected to a home network. The Mac and the Apple TV box can create a direct (ad hoc) network, thus allowing you to use the function even outside your home or office.

AirPlay is also available on all Apple iOS devices and AirPlay Mirroring is available in iPgone 4S, iPad 2 and iPad 3.

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