How to browse your Mac from your AppleTV

Use AppleTV to connect to your Mac

  • Start the 'System Preferences' App.
  • Select 'Sharing'.
  • From the 'Service' list on the left, ensure that 'File Sharing' is ticked (see 1 on screenshot).
  • Under the 'Shared Folders' list, click +
  • Choose a folder to share and click 'Add'.
  • Click the "Options" button (see 2 on screenshot).
Connect to your Mac from AppleTV

Log in and connect

Ensure that "Share files and folders using SMB" is enabled, because FileBrowser TV only uses SMB.

Make sure your account name is ticked - labelled C in the screenshot.

When FileBrowser TV asks for a login, this is the one to use.

Browse Mac files from your AppleTV

Available on the Apple TV App Store

Search for 'filebrowser'.