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FireCore Releases Major Update for aTV Flash

Even though jailbreaking hasn’t done for the Apple TV what it has for the other iDevices, it still has made quite an impact. FireCore’s aTV Flash (Black) application is a perfect example of that, adding several features to the popular media hub.

For those not familiar with the software, aTV Flash is a jailbreak application for the Apple TV 2 that includes a web browser and support for streaming dozens of file formats. It is the app for Apple TV jailbreakers, and it just received a major update…

Among the improvements found in the new update are a revamped Couch Surfer feature (aTV’s web browser), and several bug fixes. Here’s the full change log:

  • Added support for .IMG files
  • Added option to mark specific folders as grid or list view
  • Added subtitle position setting
  • Added support for larger thumbnail images
  • Added support for UTF-8 paths in DVD files
  • Added web page auto-loading feature
  • Added screen position setting in Couch Surfer
  • Added show/hide menus option
  • Improved audio synchronization in DVD and AVI files
  • Improved metadata fetching logic
  • Improved filenames parsing logic
  • Improved playlist logic that marks files as watched
  • Improved buffering performance
  • Improved ISO files handling (resolved network error warning)
  • Improved error handling for DVD files
  • Improved growl notifications display logic for audio files
  • Improved warning messages for unplayable files
  • Improved grid view stability
  • Improved fanart loading
  • Improved memory management
  • Improved installation routin
  • Improved installer device detection
  • Resolved issues with long DNS names
  • Resolved issue with extra period appearing at the end of some DNS names
  • Resolved crash observed when audio subsystem could not be initialized
  • Resolved issues with chapter handliing logic
  • Minor UI improvements
  • Many other miscellaneous fixes

As you can see, the update includes a lot of improvements, and it’s free for current aTV Flash Black owners. If you don’t own the software yet, you can pick it up for $29.95 fromFireCore’s website.

Of course, you’ll need a jailbroken Apple TV 2 to run the application. If you haven’t jailbroken yours yet, or need a refresher, be sure to check out our step-by-step guide. It’s just as simple as it is with other devices.

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