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tvOS.xml Profile Does Not Reflect Release Announcements

HeliopauseHeliopause Members, Plex Pass Posts: 9 Plex Pass
edited November 2017 in Apple TV

Version 1.18

  • Added support for direct playback of FLAC music on tvOS 11.
  • Added support for 4K video playback on the Apple TV 4K.

Version 1.19

  • Add direct play support for HEVC video codec.

tvOS.xml profile does not include any mention of FLAC, h264, 4K resolution. Should also include or 10-bit content.

For ATV4:
Line 21 to include flac
line 16 to include h265

For ATV4K:
tvOS.xml should include:
Line 21 to include flac
Line 28 "video.width" value="3840"
Line 29 "video.height" value="2160"
Line 30 "video.bitDepth" value="10" />
line 16 to include h265


  • PatsGator12PatsGator12 Members Posts: 7 ✭✭

    The lack of response from anyone is really frustrating, I'm considering just switch over to Infuse or Emby

  • repentancerepentance Members, Plex Pass Posts: 80 Plex Pass

    Just use MrMC. It has a native plex client but will direct play whatever. Video>Accleration settings have options so that HEVC up to about 20mbit/s can play even on ATV4.

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