Airplay is a feature of Apple inc which lets you wirelessly stream from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod to an Apple TV. Whether they are holiday snaps or the latest episode of Prison Break, the users of IOS devices can display everything on the big screen easily.
Though Airplay feature is available on Apple devices only, the Android users can also utilize it to stream audios and videos from their devices to Apple TV.
There are several apps out there which allow you to stream content from Android to Apple TV. Here are some of them.
1) Double Twist:
Double Twist is a famous app which the Android users use to stream media files through Airplay. The clean and beautiful interface of the app enable the users to play music, manage podcasts, and sync iTunes playlists without having to switch between different apps.
The users have to spend $5 to unlock AirPlay, Airsync features as well as DLNA support.
AllCast is another app which lets its users stream media files from your mobile device to Apple TV, Choromcast, Xbox 360, Xbox One, WDTV, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony TVs and several other devices.
Apart from that, the app can also stream content from Dropbox and Google Drive accounts.
The free version of AllCast limits the viewing of pictures and videos to five minutes. You can remove the viewing limit by upgrading to premium version for $5.
Allstream lets its users stream music or other audio from their mobile device to their wireless AirPlay, DLNA or Google Cast speakers. The app supports a huge number of top boxes and dangles including Apple TV, Xbox 360, AirPort Express, XBMC and Samsung Smart TV.
However, it is important for the users to note that Allstream requires your Android device to be rooted. See How to Root an Android Phone or Tablet
The free version of the app serves as a 30-day trial to the premium service, which is available for 5 euros.
4) Apple TV AirPlay Media Player:
As the name indicates, this app has been specifically designed to work with Apple TV. The app lets its users stream content based on the Android OS as well as the stuff stored on their local network to their Apple TV.
The ability of the app to turn the Android device into all-in-one remote allows the users to easily search, discover and share interesting multimedia content from multiple sources including video Podcasts, YouTube and social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.
It is important to mention that the app requires you to have a working ZappoTV account and not works on the device running a version lower than Android 2.1.