Product Announcement – AirBeamTV of Naarden, Netherlands has released Mirror for Fire TV application on the Mac App Store and on their website. Screen Mirroring has been around on MacOS since WWDC 2011 as AirPlay Mirroring, but only for MacOS users who also use an AppleTV. AirBeamTV is the first company worldwide who made it possible to mirror screen and audio from any Mac to all major Smart TV brands and connected TV devices.
Amazon Fire TV is a digital media player owned by 12% of US households (comScore: 2016). The Fire TV does not have a native option for Screen Mirroring from Apple Mac computers. AirBeamTV has added this much appreciated functionality. To enjoy Screen Mirroring from Mac to Fire TV, users need to follow a simple two-step process:
- Step One is to install the (free) Mirror Receiver for Fire TV app on their Fire TV. The easiest way to do this is from the Amazon websitte.
- Step Two is to download and install the Mirror for Fire TV app on the Mac. A free trial version of this application is available on the AirBeamTV website.
The Mac App can be purchased through the Mac App Store for $8.99. To use sound as well as video, Mac App Store users need to install a separate audio driver, which can be downloaded for free as well from the AirBeamTV website.