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Description

Looking for Apple TV remote replacement? Lost native remote?
CiderTV is just for you.

CiderTV is a bluetooth remote control for 2nd, 3rd and 4th generation Apple TV. Control your Apple TV right from your Mac.

The app lets to navigate between menus right from your Mac.

Main controls:
Arrow left = Move to the left
Arrow right = Move to the right
Arrow up = Move up
Arrow down = Move down
Enter = Select
Esc = Menu

Hotkeys:
Option + Arrow up = Select previous device
Option + Arrow down = Select next device
Option + Shift + Tab = Hide/Unhide CiderTV window

To start, just follow easy setup instructions or visit https://cidertv.com/osx for more details.

Follow @CiderTV in twitter for latest news and updates. Help us to create the best remote for watching Apple TV with your feedback!

What's New

Version 2.3

We are constantly working on improving our CiderTV products. Always looking forward to see your reviews!

Ratings and Reviews

3.6 out of 5

78 Ratings

78 Ratings

Works great, just like the description says it should!

ChaisMeyer

If you need an apple tv remote for your apple laptop or desktop, this is a perfect solution.

The only thing I would like to see it have in the future (as a feature request) would be to set up the remote so it could pause video too. I’m trying to pause shows on netflix by using the “OK” button, like I would with the apple remote, but unfortunately it doesn’t work like that currently.

I LOVE using the arrows and enter keys on my keyboard to navigate around however, thanks for making this and I’d be happy to pay something nominal to continue app development. $2.99 to $4.99/download?

Buggy!

nosscaj

It took me a while to get my MacBook Pro to connect to the Bluetooth but it seemed to work like a charm after that…for a little while. Then it crashed. Finally got it working again after a full restart but then the on-screen buttons seemed to be mis-assigned, performing the action of a different button. Also, when I click on the (?) button in the upper right corner, a guide pops up very breifly, never to be seen again, despite further button clicking. Pretty frustrating experience over all. That being said, for the short time it worked it was pretty awesome to controll my Apple TV from my MBP’s keyboard. I just wish it was more stable/functional. Probably won’t use it unless these issues are addressed.

Saved me $20!

Amyzbbb

I lost my remote for my Apple TV, and I reset my Apple TV because it was acting up. I didn’t realize till afterward that I wouldn’t be able to use my Apple Remote app on my phone. What a freak out I had. This is the only way my children watch TV, so you can guess I was combing the internet right away for info on what to do. I remembered when I reset my Apple TV it said I could use a bluetooth keyboard, so I wondered about my MacBook, if I could use it. So i searched in the app store for an Apple Remote, and then here and behold this app popped up. What a life saver! Now everything is up and running again. Thanks a million!!

Information

Seller
WAYD LLC
Size
3.9 MB
Category
Utilities
Compatibility
Languages
English
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© WAYD LLC
Price
Free

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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