If you have an iPhone 5 or 6 in hand, Apple TV should be the NO.1 choice to stream videos to big Screen. While if you have a Samsung or Google Nexus in pocket, does it mean Apple TV useless for you? Of course not! If you have an Apple TV at home, you can stream any media files from android devices to big screen smoothly by using some supports like the following top 10 streaming apps.
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People heard of DoubleTwist much more than AirSync, though AirSync is the reason why users can stream videos, photos and music between different ends. When download and install DoubleTwist, click the checkbox to install AirSync and AirPlay at the same time. Then you can stream all your media files on android phones to Apple TV. This “AirPlay” is not the “Same AirPlay” embedded in Apple TV, while which has the similar function. There is no much requirement for streaming videos and photos, but if you want to stream music to some WiFi Speaker or AirPort Express, it requires Android 4.1 or higher OS. Another feature for this app, it supports to brings you wireless iTunes sync for music, photos and DRM-free videos with your Mac or PC over your home WiFi network.
After installed AllCast, you can stream everything in your Android to big screen directly for free, that’s one of the reasons why so many people love it! While it sets limits on previewing, the free version of AllCast has a 5 minute viewing limit on pictures and videos. Only upgrade to the premium version to remove the viewing limit. Saving for streaming local files to TV, it can stream videos from Dropbox or Google Drive after login the account to Apple TV. It also can support other popular streaming devices like Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Roku, WDTV, Smart TVs and other DLNA Renderers.
If you don’t know this app created by ZappoTV, you may think it belongs to Apple Inc. just as the first time I know it. AppleTV AirPlay Media Player is not only a powerful media player, which can stream photos, videos and music from Android to Apple TV smoothly, it’s also a media manager, which supports search, discover and manage those media files. What’s more, it contains many sources from different channels like Video Podcasts, YouTube, SHOUTcast Internet Raid, Facebook, Flickr and so on. The only drawback is that it only supports to stream to airplay-enabled receivers.
The free version of Toaster can stream music, photos and videos to Apple TV, Chromecast and DLNA Smart TV from android devices directly. The pro version contains Media Server function, which supports to stream online media files like videos on YouTube and Vimeo to big screen. It not only supports DLNA standard, it’s also available for UPnP, which means more supported streaming devices like Hi-Fi: Denon, Yamaha, Onkyo, Harman/Kardon, Bose, Oppo and more; Game consoles: Xbox, Playstation (with Media Server); PC and MAC software: XBMC, foobar, Windows Media Player and many more.
The biggest feature of this app is to detect and connect with any devices under the same network automatically. All users want to do is to choose the right screen you want to display. iMediaShare also serves as the ultimate remote, which can turn your android to controller, so you can adjust volume, playback, or switch videos with intuitive touchscreen gestures. Saving for Apple TV, it also supports XBox 360, Xbox One, DISH Hopper and Smart TV.
More android apps to stream android videos to Apple TV as follow: