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I need to remove AirParrot.
Added on Fri, Jan 4, 2013
To completely remove AirParrot (drivers, application, settings, etc) download our removal tool from here. The removal tool currently works on OS X 10.7 and 10.8.  If you haven't installed the AirParrot audio or video drivers,... Read More
My Apple TV does not show up. I only see "Searching for Devices..."
Added on Fri, Jan 4, 2013
Close AirParrot, wait a few minutes, and then re-open it (The waiting part is important). Make sure you don't have any firewalls (software or hardware) and make sure iTunes can see your Apple TV as an Airplay devices. If this doesn't... Read More
My Apple TV does not connect and AirParrot shows "AirPlay: Not Connected".
Added on Fri, Jan 4, 2013
Make sure your Apple TV is running the latest iOS version. AirParrot requires a second generation Apple TV running iOS 5.0 or later. Please keep in mind that if your Apple TV is jailbroken, you may experience issues using normal features (such as... Read More
What do the AirParrot preferences do?
Added on Fri, Jan 4, 2013
Underscan - Some televisions don't actually show the entire screen and the borders of your display are cut off. Adjust your underscan setting to bring everything into view. Using a smaller under scan setting can also help tweak the last... Read More
What does AirParrot do?
Added on Fri, Jan 4, 2013
AirParrot lets you AirPlay your Mac or PC screen to a second or third generation AppleTV. What you see on your computer screen will appear on the AppleTV, wirelessly! Read More
What AppleTV models does AirParrot work with?
Added on Fri, Jan 4, 2013
AirParrot works with the AppleTV 2 and 3. The original AppleTV does not support mirroring of any type.  Version 1.5 enables 1080p mirroring automatically for the AppleTV 3. If you notice things running slow, you can force 720p in in... Read More
Why do my DVDs and iTunes-purchased videos not play on AirParrot?
Added on Fri, Jan 4, 2013
That's because iTunes video is wrapped in DRM which prevents certain types of playback. Fortunately, you can AirPlay video directly from iTunes to any AirPlay capable device, including our other app Reflector, on another Mac!  DRM... Read More
Where can I download AirParrot?
Added on Fri, Jan 4, 2013
There are currently three versions of AirParrot available. You can download all three from the AirParrot website.  We currently have three versions available. Mac Windows 32 Windows 64 Read More
AirParrot doesn’t remember my overscan settings
Added on Fri, Apr 19, 2013
The Apple TV natively resets overscan settings every time a device connects to it. There are ways to keep this from happening. 1. Close AirParrot.  2. Open the Apple TV settings > Audio & Video and turn Adjust for AirPlay Overscan... Read More
After using AirParrot, my speakers don’t work.
Added on Fri, May 31, 2013
This usually happens when AirParrot is not properly closed. If the application is force quit or crashes while audio is enabled, this will likely happen. To solve this, follow these simple steps to get everything working again. Open AirParrot... Read More
I can no longer don’t hear sound from my TV after I enable audio in AirParrot
Added on Wed, Feb 19, 2014
This can happen when AirParrot's audio settings have changed.  Click the Spotlight (Magnifying glass) icon on the top right of your Mac menu bar, type "midi" to open the Audio MIDI Setup.  Select AirParrot from the left side... Read More
How do I use AirParrot?
Added on Fri, Jan 4, 2013
Once you've opened AirParrot, click on the icon in your menu bar. Select the AirPlay device (such as your AppleTV) and then select which screen you want to mirror. To stop mirroring, simply click on the same AirPlay device in the menu! ... Read More
I’m having issues with my screensaver activating or drag and drop issues.
Added on Fri, Jan 4, 2013
Unfortunately these issues are related to a bug with Apple's Nvidia drivers on some MacBooks. The only way to remedy this is to remove the AirParrot driver.  We're patiently awaiting a fix from Apple. The following Macs will... Read More
My videos won’t show full screen.
Added on Fri, Jun 21, 2013
Full screen mode is generally not supported when mirroring specific applications. When mirroring a specific application like Safari or VLC, you may want to make your media content full screen. However, some applications will only mirror a black... Read More
Can I send audio without video?
Added on Wed, Mar 6, 2013
Currently AirParrot only supports the transmission of audio with video. In the future, we may add the ability to send audio without video to different receivers.  Read More
Can I control or automate AirParrot?
Added on Fri, Jan 4, 2013
Yes, AirParrot has AppleScript support built right in! Please use the built-in AppleScript dictionary and the code below as an example. 1. Launch AirParrot, Set display to Display 1, connect to Apple TV and enable audio ... Read More
When I try to connect to my Apple TV, I get this message: This AirPlay connection requires iOS 7.1 or later on iPhone or iPad, or OS X 10.9 or later with the latest iTunes on a Mac
Added on Thu, Mar 20, 2014
Apple recently added a setting to the Apple TV that allows for only user-verified devices to connect to the Apple TV. Trying to connect with AirParrot when this setting is turned on will result in this message being displayed: This AirPlay... Read More
Nothing happens when I launch AirParrot
Added on Wed, Mar 6, 2013
AirParrot is a menu bar application, which appears at the top right of the screen near your clock. If you have a lot of menu bar applications open it is possible that it may have been hidden due to space.  Try closing some of these applications... Read More
I need to install AirParrot for all users on my Mac.
Added on Tue, Jan 15, 2013
While there are multiple ways to install AirParrot across networks for multiple users, the most common way is to install as an administrator. This method will not work for networks that use domain or roaming profiles. Please view our Mac and OS X... Read More
AirPlay crashes on my Mac.
Added on Fri, Jan 4, 2013
If you have issues with AirParrot crashing, please send the crash logs and log to The crash logs are located in /Users//Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports.  To easily access this folder, click your desktop... Read More
I need to install AirParrot on multiple Macs
Added on Tue, Nov 12, 2013
AirParrot can be installed and pre-licensed by deploying a configuration file to desired computers.  To do this, follow the steps below:  Install AirParrot on your machine and register the application when prompted, using the... Read More
Can I mirror to multiple AppleTVs?
Added on Fri, Jan 4, 2013
No, AirParrot isn't designed to do this. We're looking into ways to do this in the future. Read More
Can AirParrot run when I start my Mac?
Added on Mon, Jul 15, 2013
AirParrot can run on startup if you set it to within your Mac's System Preferences. 1. Open System Preferences and click Accounts (Users & Groups) in the System row. 2. Click the Login Items tab 3. Click the Add (+) button. 4.... Read More
I can’t get AirParrot and Keynote to work together.
Added on Tue, Jan 15, 2013
Keynote uses a slightly less than standard presentation layer that requires one small step for it to work smoothly with AirParrot. You'll need to enable the "Use with Exposè" setting in the Keynote preferences. That should get everything... Read More
Color profiles on my Mac don’t mirror with AirParrot
Added on Mon, Oct 7, 2013
AirParrot is not able to mirror custom color calibrations from within OS X. If you've set a custom color profile on your Mac, this color will not mirror via AirParrot. To gain calibration, you'll need to adjust the color settings on the... Read More
After installing OS X 10.9.2, my iSight camera no longer works.
Added on Fri, Mar 7, 2014
Some users are reporting issues with their webcams after installing OS X 10.9.2. This issue seems to only impact users with a MacBook Pro 3,1 (2007 models). We are acquiring the necessary hardware to confirm this bug. Please email our support team... Read More
My Mac says I cannot install applications from an unidentified developer.
Added on Wed, Feb 19, 2014
Certain systems may prompt users about installing applications that aren't downloaded from the app store. No worries! Our software is trusted if it's downloaded from our website.  Open your Mac's System Preferences and then... Read More