FireCore has announced the release of aTV Flash (black) for jailbroken 2nd generation Apple TV. aTV Flash (black) has been in beta for almost 10 months now.
aTV Flash (black) is a software package that brings features such as the ability to surf the web, discover new music via Last.fm, play popular media formats beyond the ones supported by iTunes etc.
aTV Flash (black) includes the following features:
- The new Media Player included in aTV Flash (black) empowers you to go beyond iTunes and play most popular media formats. This includes formats such as: AVI, FLAC, ISO, M2TS, MKV, MP3, MP4, MPEG, MPG, VOB, WMV and many others.
- Cover art and metadata are downloaded automatically and added to your files with an end result of amazing! If you’ve already taken the time to add your own metadata you can you can use that too.
- Surf the web with a native web browser that provides a rich web experience on the AppleTV. Included is support for things like HTML5 music and video streaming as well as easy to use bookmarks and history. Navigating the web is easily done with the included AppleTV remote or the free Remote app for the iPhone and iPad.
- Go beyond just listening to music and start truly experiencing it by utilizing the full power of Last.fm. While streaming Last.fm radio (or playing your own music) you’ll have access to artist bios, and a seemingly endless amount of artist photos.
- Get quick access to weather and RSS news feeds. Your current weather location will be detected automatically, and other locations can be easily added as well.
You can checkout the demo of aTV Flash (black) below:
aTV Flash (black) is available for $29.95.
If you want to install aTV Flash then you need to jailbreak your second generation Apple TV using Seas0nPass, which has recently been updated to support Apple TV software update 4.4, 4.4.1 and 4.4.2.
If you’re already running a version of aTV Flash (black) the new version can be installed through the Maintenance –> Manage Extras menu.
As always, let us know what you think about aTV Flash (Black) in the comments.
[via FireCore’s blog]