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FireCore update Apple TV ATV Flash to version 1.7, brings to the party


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FireCore have today released an update to its ATV Flash software for the Apple TV 2, taking it to version 1.7 and bringing with it


This is what FireCore posted on their blog tonight:

Today we are happy to release aTV Flash (black) 1.7 which, among other things, features seamless access to is a free service that automatically tracks the movies and TV shows you watch, and provides recommendations for related content you may find interesting. Scrobbling and Ratings

With our integration on the Apple TV, watched movies and TV shows are automatically ‘scrobbled’ back to your profile. You will also have the option to submit ratings for each video right from the Apple TV menu. Support for 2-way sync is also in the works, and will be available in a future version.

To learn more about, or to signup for a free account, please visit

Full Changelog

    • Added integration (scrobbling and ratings)
    • Added localized movie poster art
    • Added localized movie ratings
    • Added AirControl (beta) – an open control API for Apple TV
    • Added support for embedded DVB subtitles
    • Added advanced read-ahead buffering for SMB and NFS shares
    • Added Simplified Chinese translation
    • Added ‘Update All’ option
    • Added support for secure web logins
    • Improved metadata fetching speed
    • Improved video rotation detection for MOV files
    • Improved support for YUVJ420 & YUVJ422 formats (used by digital cameras)
    • Improved top-level menu layouts
    • Resolved crash when accessing ISO files on certain shares
    • Resolved potential streaming issues when using an unstable network
    • Resolved AFP related memory management issues
    • Other minor improvements & fixes

Great! Where can I get it?

If you’re already running a version of aTV Flash (black) the new 1.6 version can be installed through the Maintenance –> Manage Extras menu. Links for the new version can also be found in your account under the Downloads tab.

If you’re new to aTV Flash (black) you can learn about all the great benefits here.

Let us know what you think by leaving a comment below.

Andrew Edney
Andrew Edney
I am the owner and editor of this site. I have been interested in gadgets and tech since I was a little kid. I have also written a number of books on various tech subjects. I also blog for The Huffington Post and for FHM. And I am honoured to be a Microsoft MVP since January 2008 - again this year as an Xbox MVP.

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