aTV Flash (black) Update Now Available


AppleTV is a great tool for streaming content from your iTunes library to your TV, but it is limited to only the types of video that are iTunes compatible. With FireCore‘s Seas0nPass, you can jailbreak your Apple TV and give it more functionality. The first thing you’ll want to install after jailbreaking your AppleTV is FireCore’s aTV Flash (black). It has just been updated to version 1.5, and brings these new features:

  • Revamped player with improved performance (AppleTV 4.4 and later)
  • Added NFS streaming
  • Added Catalan, Czech, Korean and Traditional Chinese translations
  • Added support for localized TV show pattern: TV Show/Season #/S##E##.extension
  • Added manual subtitle time correction (-10.0s to +10.0s)
  • Added support for embedded .FLAC cover art
  • Added support for .AC3, .DTS and .MOD files
  • Improved .EYETV file handling
  • Improved audio synchronization in slow and unstable networks
  • Improved slideshow operation with small images
  • Improved movie folders detection logic to ignore hidden files
  • Improved metadata fetching to support movies split into multiple files (dvd#, cd#, disk#)
  • Improved zoom mode operation for non-square pixels
  • Improved DVD menu handling
  • Improved .OGG file handling (now correctly treated as audio)
  • Improved error handling for connection issues
  • Improved buffering logic
  • Improved installation routine
  • Other minor UI improvements
  • Resolved format detection that was causing rare playback issues
  • Resolved issue with volume level resetting during rw/fw
  • Resolved floating crashes usually observed when using SMB with Windows 7 shares
  • Resolved conflicts with XBMC related to SMB
  • Resolved issues with metadata fetching for ‘Show.Name.###.extension’ pattern
  • Resolved crashes observed in folders with significant number of files
  • Resolved playback error on DVD and ISO files observed when file path contains ‘?’ character
  • Resolved crashes when working with long file paths
  • Resolved rare issue with incorrect pre-playback screen layout
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes

aTV Flash (black) is compatible with the latest firmware and latest jailbreak for AppleTV2. There is no jailbreak for AppleTV3 at this time, but they are working on it and making some progress. This is a free update if you already own aTV Flash (black) and you can just update via Maintenance> Manage Extras. If you are new to jailbreaking your AppleTV2, aTV Flash (black) will cost you $29.95, and you can order it here.


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    Come on jailbreak for Apple TV 3!!!