I have a 13 inch Macbook Air. No matter how good the display is, it fails to do justice with full HD movies. I don’t blame Apple for it, infact Macbook Air is designed for portability rather than watching videos. But it’ll not be wrong to say, if you have all devices Apple, you are king of your own world. However if you are just like me, not having all your devices under brand name Apple, get ready to face plethora of hurdles in your digital life. As you are here, so I assume you are eagerly waiting to AirPlay Videos from Mac to your Smart TV and that too without Apple TV. Isn’t it? No worries, all you need to do is just sit back, relax and follow the guide as mentioned :
Before You Airplay Videos From Mac Without Apple TV, Please Note :
- This guide will just work for videos available on your Mac. Don’t expect to mirror everything on your Smart TV except the Videos.
- Make sure both the TV and Mac are on same WiFi network in order to stream videos from Mac to Smart TV.
- In case you have an LED TV without WiFi connectivity, get Google Chromecast. It’ll turn your life simpler.
If you agree upon all the above points, you are good to go. Let’s start the procedure.
How To Stream Videos From Mac to Smart TV :
Step 1 : Head over to App Store on your Mac and Search for SofaPlay Lite. This is a free light weight app which will let you to AirPlay Videos from Mac to Any Smart TV Without Apple TV.
For your convenience, I have added the App Store link to SofaPlay Lite.
Step 2 : Now turn on your Smart TV and connect it to same Wifi network which your Mac is using.
Step 3 : It’s time to open SofaPlay Lite on your Mac and locate the video you want to Airplay to your Smart TV.
Step 4 : Drag the Video and drop it to SofaPlay Lite app. Within couple of seconds your Smart TV will start playing the video which has been selected by you.
That’s it! This is how you can easily AirPlay Videos from Mac to Any Smart TV Without Apple TV. In case of any queries or doubt, don’t forget to comment down below. I’ll try to get back as soon as possible.