A long time ago I was an Apple TV user but I found the device a bit limited when using it with my own media collection, this could change with the release of VLC for the Apple TV. VLC enables playing of music and video files on the Apple TV from a variety of sources including UPnP, Windows shares, FTP and Plex servers. Future versions will have integration with cloud services like Dropbox and OneDrive.

It supports subtitles and remote playback from a web browser, you browse the IP of the Apple TV from a browser and you can drag and drop media to the device.

You can find the app in the iTunes Store and read more about the app at videolan.org

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