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eliehass 04-15-2010 11:37 PM

Air Video = Amazing app
 
Ever since the iPhone first came out, I waited for Apple to add this functionality to the iPod app, but today I discovered that there's an app for that. This app, combined with a server client that runs on your Mac or PC, allows you to stream videos from your computer to your iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad (it's even a universal app, so it has a nice iPad interface) over your home network and even over 3g, with almost no configuration.

The app even allows you to play video files that are in a format that the iPhone does not recognize by converting them on the fly on your computer. Air video also supports subtitles.

I did not make the app, nor do I know the people who did, but I have long desired this functionality and I am sure there are people like me who feel the same. The app is $2.99 in the app store, and there is a free version you could download to try it out (trust me though, its well worth the $3).

Here is a link to a lifehacker article about it.

JeffMorse 04-16-2010 03:37 AM

Gonna chip in here and say I love this one too. Great app!

mrplow 04-16-2010 05:09 AM

Better than Orb?

bobtomay 04-16-2010 06:17 AM

Grabbed it a couple days ago, but haven't had time to check it out yet. I'm hoping I can stream from my Windows Home Server.


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