Apple TV (iOS)
|Devices||iOS||Apple TV (iOS)|
v14.2 "Helix" will be the last version of Kodi to run on the Apple TV 2. For more information read the announcement here.
Other iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, etc) will still be supported.
|Apple TV 2 (black)|
|The Apple TV|
|OS||iOS (custom version)|
|CPU||Apple A4 (ARM)|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n), 10/100 Ethernet, Micro-USB (no host), HDMI, optical audio, Bluetooth, infrared (IR)|
|Dimensions||23 mm (0.91 in) X 98 mm (3.9 in) x 98 mm (3.9 in)|
- This is the page for the iOS Apple TV (2nd gen and black). For the original (1st gen) silver version see: Apple TV 1
Starting with the second generation, the Apple TV moved to an ARM-based platform running iOS. Like other iOS devices, the Apple TV 2 was eventually jailbroken and could run third party applications. In 2011 Kodi was ported to iOS, making the Apple TV 2 the first officially supported ARM device for XBMC, and broke the $100 barrier for new Kodi hardware. While today there are many more low-powered/ARM devices that can also run Kodi (mainly Android based), the Apple TV 2 still runs the latest Kodi builds.
To date, the Apple TV 3 (1080 version) has not been jailbroken yet.
1 Installing Kodi
- As of v15.0, Kodi no longer supports the Apple TV 2.
2 Random notes
Feel free to place various notes, tips, and links here. As this section of the wiki gets more organized, those notes will be properly sorted. Consider this like a dumping ground for when you're not sure where to put something.
- This is no longer considered a cost effective device for new users. Newer hardware at or lower than $100 USD is now available that runs Kodi much better.