Stream Audio to AppleTV

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What You'll Need

Soundfly - freeware - by abyssoft

You'll need to put Soundfly on your ATV either by scp, afp, or ftp.

My recommendation is to make an Applications directory in ~/ where it can be easily located ("mkdir ~/Applications", then "mv Soundfly\ ~/Applications/"). ~ Maraklov 00:37, 1 September 2007 (CEST)

Start by ssh

From ssh you can start Soundfly receiver with the command:

open /mnt/Scratch/Users/frontrow/Applications/Soundfly\

To kill the process on your AppleTV, you just have to do the command "ps awwwwx | grep [S]oundfly" and use "kill pid" where pid is the first number in the result from the last command.


You can also set up a LaunchAgent. It launches Soundfly every time the AppleTV boots.

Mine is a file called com.maraklov.soundfly.plist in the ~/Library/LaunchAgents/ directory. ~ Maraklov 00:37, 1 September 2007 (CEST)

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple Computer//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "">
<plist version="1.0">


Open the Soundfly app on your Mac and the while to app is open, your audio will be streamed over the network to Soundfly receiver playing on your AppleTV.