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    airplayer

    2.0.0 • Public • Published

    airplayer

    Query your local network for Apple TV's or other AirPlay video compatible devices and have them play videos.

    Build status js-standard-style

    Installation

    For programmatic use, install using:

    npm install airplayer --save
    

    Or install globally to use via the command line:

    npm install airplayer --global
    

    Example Programmatic Usage

    var airplayer = require('airplayer')
     
    var list = airplayer()
     
    list.on('update', function (player) {
      console.log('Found new AirPlay device:', player.name)
      player.play(url)
    })

    Example CLI Usage

    If you install the module gobally, simply run the airplayer command with the file you want to play as the first argument.

    The airplayer command will look for an Apple TV on your local network. When one is found, it will start playing the chosen video. Use the option -i to select the Apple TV to stream to.

    $ airplayer my-video.m4v
    

    Note that the video must be in a format supported by your Apple TV in order for airplayer to play it.

    API

    var list = airplayer()

    Creates a AirPlay list. When creating a new list it will call list.update() once. It is up to you to call afterwards in case you want to update the list.

    list.players

    An array of the players that have been found on the local network so far.

    list.update()

    Updates the player list by querying the local network for airplay instances.

    list.destroy()

    Stop browsing for players.

    list.on('update', player)

    Emitted when a new player is found on the local network.

    The player is an instance of airplay-protocol with the following extra properties:

    • name - The human readable name of the AirPlay device

    License

    MIT

    Install

    npm i airplayer

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    315

    Version

    2.0.0

    License

    MIT

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    Collaborators

    • watson