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SofaPlay for Mac是一款在Mac平台上音乐播放器,这款Mac音乐软件能够帮助你直接从你的苹果电脑播放媒体文件到电视上,它连接你的Mac电脑到您的智能电视,并控制播放。只是将任何影片文件拖到 SofaPlay 上,它会立刻出现在大屏幕上。.

Nowadays, Xbox One is not only a game console for us, it’s also a great media player for movie lovers. For Windows users, they can easily stream video from PC to Xbox by using the “Play To” function. However, it’s not an easy task to stream video from Mac to Xbox One, as they were exactly designed to work well with each other. But that doesn't mean you cannot stream video from Mac. Here I'll introduce several methods to get the job done. You can also check out this page to find more solutions.

    Method 1: Use SofaPlay
    Method 2: Use Plex Media Server

Method 1: Use SofaPlay

SofaPlay is an easy-to-use app which enables you to stream video from Mac to Xbox One. Follow the steps below to see how it works. Before action, please make sure your Mac and Xbox One are in the same network.

  • SofaPlay TV is a companion app for SofaPlay on the Mac to stream Videos and Movies from your Mac to your Apple TV. Just download this app on your Apple TV and SofaPlay on your Mac to start.
  • SofaPlay is an extremely easy to use Mac app designed for users that also have a Smart TV connected to their network and want to push media content from their computer to the TV. UPnP/DLNA multimedia streaming.

Step 1: Install this app

First you should download and install SofaPlay from the Mac App Store.

Step 2: Connect the app to Xbox One

Make sure you have Xbox Video app on your Xbox One console. Also make sure that streaming is enabled in the settings on your Xbox. Go to Settings > Preferences > “Allow Play To Streaming” and check it.

Then Open SofaPlay on your Mac and select the Xbox-SystemOS option from the list.

Step 3: Starting streaming

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Drag a video file into SofaPlay and after a while it should start a playing on your Xbox One.

Method 2: Use Plex Media Server

Plex has long been the go-to solution for users who want to stream video to other devices. Now it already supported Xbox One. So you can use it to stream videos from Mac to Xbox One.


Step 1: Set up Plex

Download Plex from its official website. Then copy it to your Applications folder.

Launch Plex on your Mac. Then you’ll be asked to login with a Plex account. You can skip this step by choosing “Don’t want an account?”.

Then you will need to read and accept the End User Agreement. After that, Plex will begin setting up. Then it will ask you to sign up again, just ignore this message.

Follow the setup wizard, hit “Next” to just leave the default options. Then you’ll go to the “Add Section” page. Choose “Movies” and select the folder where your movies are stored, then click “Save”.

Plex will then ask whether you want to add channel or not. If you don’t like this, skip this and click “Done” to finish the setup.

Step 2: Start streaming

With the lasted update to Xbox One (Oct 2014), you can now use a new app called Media Player to work with your Plex Media Server perfectly and stream all the video you have set up with it. To do it:

Open Apps and Games from your Start screen. Then from the Apps menu, open Media Player.

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After a few seconds, your Plex Media Server will show up. Then select on your server and find the video you want to play. You should now be streaming your video from Mac to your Xbox One.