Your browser is not Javascript enable or you have turn it off. We recommend you to activate for better security reasonGoogle Play Movies adds Airplay for watching movies on Apple TV - FlatpanelsHD

Google Play Movies adds Airplay for watching movies on Apple TV

12 Dec 2015 | Rasmus Larsen |

Google has released a big update for its Google Play Movies – the company’s online movie store – app on iOS. The app now has a new design, recommendations, and support for Airplay, which makes it possible to see your rented and purchased movies on Apple TV.

Airplay on Google Play Movies

Google’s competitor to iTunes is called “Google Play Movies & TV”. From here you can buy or rent the latest movies or TV shows in HD quality and watch them on a range of devices. It is now also possible to watch them on Apple TV.

Google Play Movies


To be clear this is not a tvOS app but instead an Airplay-enabled iOS app. This means that you have to open the app on your iPhone or iPad, find the movie you want to see and press the Airplay logo to push it to the big screen.

The update also adds HD streaming on your iPhone/iPad as well as the ability to stream movies over cellular (be aware that it eats a lot of data). The app has been redesigned and Google has added recommendations, search, and a wishlist.

The updated app has version 2.0.7910.

What’s New

Apple TV playback using AirPlay (Apple TV 3rd generation or higher running Apple TV Software 7.0 or higher)
HD streaming
Cellular streaming
New design for the app
Recommendations from Play
Search and wishlist any movie from the Play catalog to manage in your Google Play account



Latest news

Vincent Teoh

Winners of HDTVTest's 2019 'blind' TV Shootout announced

19 Aug 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
LG 77-inch OLED TV

LG Display to ramp up 77" OLED production next year

19 Aug 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
IFA 2019

Roku CEO to give keynote at IFA 2019 - expansion in Europe?

16 Aug 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Samsung Q90R

Samsung reportedly shifting production of LCD TVs to OLED TVs

16 Aug 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Plex new desktop app

Plex is phasing out Home Theater PC (HTPC) support

16 Aug 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
TCL 8-series miniLED 4K LCD TVs

TCL unveils 8-series miniLED 4K LCD TVs, improved 6 & 5-series TVs

15 Aug 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Philips OLED984 TV

New Philips flagship OLED984 with B&W soundbar, Dolby Vision & Atmos

15 Aug 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
EISA Awards 2019-2020

Winners: EISA Awards 2019-2020

15 Aug 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |