aTV Flash 4.3 for 1st Generation Apple TV Now Available

by tomek on June 3, 2011


apple tv filesharing aTV Flash 4.3 for 1st Generation Apple TV Now AvailableFirecore has announced the release of aTV Flash version 4.3 for the original Apple TV. Included are some new features, as well as a number of improvements to existing features and core components.

The new update includes File Sharing (SMB Server) that allows you to stream non-iTunes media stored on your Apple TV (including media stored on external drives) to other devices including a second Apple TV (silver or black) or a Mac/PC computer.

After installing the File Sharing package through the Maintenance –> Install Extras menu, the File Sharing option can be enabled through the Maintenance –> Settings menu.

When File Sharing is enabled (or set to Auto-Start) the relevant connection info will be visible when the File Sharing item is highlighted. The Apple TV’s username and password are both ‘frontrow’ (without quotes).

What else is new in 4.3?
Improved DVD file playback
Improved metadata scrapers
Improved Last.fm scrobbling (2.0)
Improved FTP and SSH connections
Improved memory management
Improved installation routine
Improved system tools
Minor UI improvements
Other miscellaneous fixes

aTV Flash version 4.3 is available through the Downloads tab in your account. If you’re already running aTV Flash on your AppleTV you can update through the Maintenance –> Manage Plugins menu.

You may also want to read:
AirPlay-Enabled Apps: Web Browser, Camera and Videos for Apple TV, TVOut Genie! (review)
aTV Flash (black) Beta5 for Apple TV 2 Now Available
Apple Updates Apple TV 2 Firmware to 4.2.2, Untethered Jailbreak is Already Out
AirPlay Implementation on the Old Apple TV is Now Complete

  • Abuali

    thanks a lot

  • Benji

    Focus on what is current the 1st Gen is old news, we want more for Apple TV 2.

  • Caihanying1981

    where is free download?

  • Anonymous

    nice !
    i’ll update mine soon & maybe report experiment …
    thanks for sharing

    Sebastien

  • Miss Understanding

    How about not reading (and commenting) on the posts that aren’t relevant to you?

  • Rad

    How rude. Some of us bought Apple TV’s while you were still in diapers, boy. We appreciate these articles for the 1.0 group.

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