Infuse, the powerful video player for the Apple TV 4, has just received its first major update. Infuse 4.1 for tvOS adds dark mode, HD audio, watched icons, background fetching, and much, much more.

Dark mode

The all-new dark mode is inspired by the iOS version of Infuse.


HD Audio

Infuse 4.1 lets you enjoy up to 7.1 channels of 24-bit lossless HD audio (DTS-HD MA and Dolby TrueHD). The app will send HD audio to an AV receiver as uncompressed, multi-channel LPCM.

Watched status icons

Both new and in-progress videos will have a colorful orange banner overlayed on top of the poster, with a small icon to indicate the status. Watched status icons are also visible on the video details page.


Background fetching

Infuse will now automatically scan your favorites for new files, and work to pull down metadata and artwork for you in the background.


Here’s a complete list of new features:

  • Watched indicators
  • Dark Mode
  • Added HD audio support (up to 7.1ch & 24-bit) via LPCM
  • Automatic deep folder scanning
  • Improved playback controls
  • New popup menu (longpress a video to open)
  • Mark videos as watched/unwatched
  • Delete videos from remote SMB and FTP/SFTP shares
  • Updated Siri remote playback controls to tvOS 9.2 style (details)
  • Added age rating to video details
  • Added support for .divx files
  • Added visual hints for chapters
  • Smoother poster scrolling
  • Improved metadata fetching accuracy
  • Improved SMB streaming reliability
  • Resolved issues with transparent Favorite artwork
  • Resolved issues with some FTP encoding types
  • Resolved rare issues with subtitle download menu
  • Resolved rare performance issue present when using subtitles
  • Resolved issues with WoL (Wake-on-LAN)
  • Many, many, many small player improvements
  • Other minor improvements and fixes

Learn more about Infuse 4 for Apple TV and check out the video showing the setup process and explaining how Infuse actually works on Apple TV 4.

There are 2 ways to download Infuse.

1. Search for Infuse in the App Store app on Apple TV.
2. Download Infuse or Infuse Pro on a computer or iOS device, then locate Infuse under the Purchased tab in the App Store app on Apple TV.

Note: The same features are available whether you upgrade to Pro via In-App Purchase, or purchase the standalone Infuse Pro app.


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