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If I have this on a synology nas it essentially does the same thing as DS Video if I’m not mistaken? I’m asking about my media being on a nas in a central location as well so I can free up space on my laptop, and stream to the Apple TV, laptop, iPad and iPhones whenever I wish as long as I’m on my Wi-fi. DS Video Apple TV 4 App For Synology NAS Drives Now Synology NAS devices are capable of transcoding content on the fly as well, meaning this new DS Video app may be a perfect way to watch content that would normally not be compatible with the Apple TV. In fact, beefier Synology NAS devices such as DS716+ support hardware transcoding, which is something competition the likes of the Plex Media Amazon.com: Synology 4 Bay 2.5" NAS DS419slim (Diskless Buy Synology 4 Bay 2.5" NAS DS419slim (Diskless): Everything Else - Amazon.com FREE DELIVERY possible on eligible purchases Amazon.com: DS video - for Fire TV: Appstore for Android *You must own a Synology NAS to run this app, and be running DSM 6.0 and Video Station 2.3.0 on your Synology NAS to get the complete list of features* Use DS video for Fire TV to stream your video collection on your Synology NAS to your Fire TV. Browsing is made easy as your videos are sorted in different libraries, and each movies has its information retrieved online automatically.

the apple TV works only with airplay (old airtunes) protocol, which is proprietary and does not allow to do streaming from any other 3rd party devices which includes synology nas severs (and other devices).

With support for Apple TV, Android TV, DLNA TVs, Chromecast, Samsung TV, Roku players, and Windows 10 devices, the DS video app allows you to easily stream the movies or other videos stored on the DiskStation to your TV, while using your mobile devices as a remote control to manage playback.

The Synology library should be visible it iTunes, though. I picked up an Apple TV at Best Buy today and got the notification about the offer through the tv app. I

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