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Airfoil 5.5.1

Following the recent update that brought support for some Google Chromecast devices (see “Airfoil 5.5,” 30 October 2016), Rogue Amoeba has now released Airfoil 5.5.1 with initial support for Chromecast Ultra. The update also fixes a bug that prevented Airfoil Satellite’s AppleScript from correctly reporting metadata when receiving audio from iTunes or iOS devices. ($29 new with a 20 percent discount for TidBITS members, free update, 14.4 MB, release notes, 10.9+)

Check out the Take Control ebooks that expand on the topic in this article:

Find solutions for sharing in today's ecosystem of devices, servers, and collaborators. Sharing is messy, because everyone wants something different. That's why this may be our most important book, and why we are so grateful to Joe Kissell for describing how to share nearly everything—files, contacts, calendars, passwords, photos, videos, printers, iTunes Store media, and more—in nearly every imaginable situation.

 

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