Play Songs, Watch Movies Stored On Your Computer or Mac On iPad via WiFi

There are times when you would like to stream or watch video on your computer on wifi, previously there were some paid apps on apple app store like StreamToMe which allowed to play *video*, *music* and *photo* files streamed over WiFi or 3G from your Mac or Windows PC. No prior conversion or syncing required (huge number of formats supported without conversion) just tap the file and it plays.

Air Playit – Streaming Video Music to iPhone iPad and iPod Touch. Access Your Video & Music Library Anywhere. Air Playit is a video streaming & player app, it is designed to streaming videos audios to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. It is capable of streaming and playing 320 different video & audio formats on your devices via WiFi and 3G/4G network.

Air PlayIt HD iPad app has been just recently released, which now allows you to watch all the content you shared with Air Playit server software through wifi. We installed the iPad app and tried playing some videos and music files.

First you need to make sure you install the Air Playit server software and configure it on your computer or mac, you can download it for windows pc from here and for mac from here.

Once you have installed it and its up and running, run the app on your ipad, you will see the server named as your computer or mac name as shown in the image below.


Now navigate the server and its files as shown in the image below.


Now you can select the audio or video files listed to play them on your ipad streamed through wifi network.



You can easily convert a video and then later play it on a resolution which suites for your device as shown in the image below.


You can control over the video quality of the video being played, you can also control audio quality as well as shown in the image below.


You can also sort the files as per name, size etc.


Some Other Key Features Of Air Playit App

Live Convert and Streaming Videos.
Air Playit is able to convert videos on the fly and stream videos to your devices. Play MKV, AVI, WMV videos on your iPhone iPad immediately without doing any tedious converting beforehand.

Offline Conversion and Download to your iPhone iPad.
With offline task manager, you can add and manage video conversion tasks on your iPhone iPad, and download the videos to your devices over air. Watch the videos later when you have no network connection.

Streaming Audio and Auto Cache Music Library.
Air Playit automatically caches all playing music stream to files. Play the cached music without using WiFi/3G/4G bandwidth. Support MP3, AAC, AIFF, WAV audio formats.

Built in HTTP Server
The built-in HTTP server lets you access the audios and videos stored on your PC or Mac via any web browser. Air Playit Server supports M3U playlist format. Play the streaming video via VLC or Apple QuickTime player.

Support Apple TV-Out
Air Playit supports Apple TV-Out so that you can easily stream video & music to TV via iPhone iPad.

Things To Note About Air Playit

Automated server discovery on local network by Bonjour Service.
* Add remote server by specifying IP address.
* Support streaming all 1080P/1080i HD videos, such as MKV, M2TS, AVCHD, TP, MPEG-TS, AVC and MOD.
* Support regular videos including MPEG1/2, WMV, ASF, AVI, MOV, RM/RMBV, FLV, MP4, H.264, M4V, WTV, WebM.
* Support multi-audio tracks video and let you choose any language in the video file.
* Adjust video/audio quality and resolution for each video individually.
* Choose and adjust default video/audio quality, resolution and FPS for different network connection type including local WiFi, remote WiFi, 3G and 4G to get the highest video viewing effect.
* Automatically list the recent played videos and remember the last play point for each video.
* Download all compatible Audios videos to Download Library inside iPhone or iPad.
* Setup permissions to the shared folders. Three permission levels are available: Admin, Kids and Public.
* Resume downloading at breaking-point. If you already started downloading the video, Air Playit can remember and lets you choose whether to download from where you left off, or to start over.
* Option to remotely power off your home computer after finishing watching.

Related Guide [For iPhone] – Play, Watch Video, Music Files Stored On Windows, MAC On iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch Via Wifi here

This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad

App Requirements:Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.2 or later.

Conclusion: The application is extremely good to stream any video or photo or music from your mac or windows computer.

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free Version Also Available | Visit App Store Link To Install Air Playit

This App Comes For Android – Coming Soon

By abhishek

Abhishek Bhatnagar is an apple engineer at heart and an apple products user since the first iPhone, he posses a Engineer degree and loves to review Apple products ans iOS apps.

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