FireCore has released an awesome update to their Apple TV 2 jailbreak software. The latest update to aTV Flash (black) is version 1.6.
The latest update headlines with a new integrated subtitle download feature. This feature would allow you to identify and download subtitles directly from the Apple TV. now you would not need to go on a separate manhunt on your computer to find the files.
Along with the new subtitle feature, the new update brings support for playing DRM enabled iTunes content directly from the Apple TV. You will still need to use a username and password to authenticate, but at least now there is an option.
This is just the tip of the iceberg as far as changes with the new update go. Aside from plenty of additional new features, the latest update has also fixed many bugs to keep your jailbroken Apple TV 2 running as smoothly as possible.
This is the full change log:
*Added integrated subtitle downloads from OpenSubtitles.org
*Added support for purchased iTunes content (matching iTunes login required)
*Added video deinterlacing option
*Added Wake-on-Lan (WOL)
*Added Portuguese (Portugal) translation
*Added support for displaying subtitles in lower ‘black bar’
*Added support for .WTV files
*Added support for multiple simultaneous AFP connections
*Improved bulk fetching & added automatic artwork caching
*Improved automatic downscaling for large thumbnails
*Improved metadata reloading for images
*Improved buffering over AFP
*Resolved various audio synchronization issues
*Resolved possible overflow in 5.1 AC3 audio
*Resolved issues with zoom for 4:3 movies
*Resolved missing audio for .dvr-ms files (ASF containers)
*Resolved rare SRT file crash
*Resolved issues with slideshow animation
*Resolved file specific metadata fetching issues
*Resolved rare ISO file crashes
*Resolved issue with displaying identical thumbnails for images with the same name
*Resolved metadata loading issues for files containing non-latin characters
*Resolved rare 5ch audio file crash
*Resolved issues with incorrect metadata for files with ‘/S01E0.avi’ pattern
*Resolved auto-start issues in Couch Surfer
*Reduced memory footprint for large software-decoded videos and slideshows
*Other minor UI improvements & bug fixes
Purchasing aTV Flash (black) is not necessary to enjoy the fruits of a jailbroken Apple TV 2. However, it does make the experience much more seamless. FireCore does a good job in providing timely updates, and they have proven over the course of time that they really listen to the requests of their customer base.
At the moment, there is currently no jailbreak available for the most recent Apple TV 3, but hopefully, something might be available in near future.
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Source: iDownload Blog