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Help with the AirParrot for Mac.
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I can’t see my AppleTV from my computer
Added on Wed, Mar 6, 2013
If your AppleTV doesn't display in the AirParrot menu, your computer isn't able to see the AppleTV for one reason or another.  If you're on a home network, the firewall on your computer may be preventing the devices from... Read More
Where is my license?
Added on Fri, Jan 4, 2013
After your transaction is complete, your license will be displayed on the landing page. Your registration key is also sent in an email separately from your PayPal or credit card receipt. It can take up to 20 minutes for your key to be generated.... Read More
Audio is blocked
Added on Mon, Apr 22, 2013
AirPlay audio ports are dynamic. Unfortunately this means specific ports can't be opened on a firewall. Audio ports are anything above TCP 30000, these are dynamically set at runtime. We recommend allowing AirParrot through the firewall on... 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
I expected higher quality from AirParrot.
Added on Fri, Jan 4, 2013
If you need the best quality and performance, you need to set your screen to the native resolution of the AppleTV 2 (1280x720) or AppleTV 3 (1920x1080). This will eliminate scaling and other artifacts. The preferences for AirParrot will allow you to... 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
Can I AirPlay the audio alongside the video?
Added on Fri, Jan 4, 2013
Yes AirParrot has full AirPlay audio support. Choose "Send Audio" from the AirParrot menu to begin streaming audio. Currently, AirParrot only transmits stereo audio, and AirParrot must be transmitting video to transmit audio. Future plans include... 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
I would like a refund.
Added on Fri, May 31, 2013
We understand our products may not work as desired for some customers. If this is the case, please contact us within 30 days of your purchase. We'll be more than happy to arrange a refund or help get everything working for you. Please do not... 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
Will AirParrot work over a wired connection?
Added on Thu, Jun 13, 2013
AirParrot will work over a wired connection. In fact, you'll likely see better performance if your Apple TV is connected to your router with an ethernet cable. The same network requirements apply. The Apple TV and computer must be on the same... Read More
What type of audio does AirParrot output?
Added on Wed, Jun 12, 2013
AirParrot currently supports stereo audio only. We're unable to broadcast or stream additional channels. Content that may use additional channels will still be audible, but the result will be 2-channel sound.  Read More
Will AirParrot work with devices like Boxee or Roku?
Added on Wed, Sep 18, 2013
AirParrot is not able to mirror to devices other than the Apple TV 2 and Apple TV 3.  While other devices might support AirPlay, there is a significant difference between AirPlay and AirPlay Mirroring. AirPlay Mirroring is currently only... Read More
When I use AirParrot I notice high CPU Usage/Excess Heat/Running Fans.
Added on Fri, Jan 4, 2013
Live video encoding is a hardware intensive task. On older machines this may push the hardware enough to kick on the fans. Try using a lower resolution, or change to the 1280x720 or 1920x1080 resolution to drastically reduce the CPU load on AirParrot... Read More
AirParrot is requesting a password.
Added on Wed, Jun 12, 2013
There are two reasons AirParrot may ask you for a password. This password will be different depending on the action you're trying to perform.  If you're attempting to install AirParrot video or audio drivers, you will be prompted... Read More
I need an invoice/receipt for my purchase.
Added on Fri, May 31, 2013
If you require an invoice for your purchase, or a formal receipt, please let us know BEFORE you purchase. We're unable to offer specialized/personalized receipts after payment has been made. For all purchases, we will issue a receipt with the... Read More
My AppleTV’s AirPlay is password protected. Does AirParrot support this?
Added on Fri, Jan 4, 2013
Yes! AirParrot supports custom passwords and on-screen passwords. Apple has provided more information about setting passwords here. Read More