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Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 11:08 am
by Stephen Hart
Here's a description of how to take a screenshot from an Apple TV 4g. It requires a USB to USBC cable, so it wouldn't be very convenient in many setups, as you need a TV tethered to the Apple TV tethered to a Mac.

Has anyone in SMUG tried this? I would be surprised if it breaks Apple's now longstanding software prohibition against screenshots of commercial video. ... n-apple-tv

Re: Screenshots?

Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:45 pm
by Ray Bentsen
Screenshot works. I didn't try capturing video.

Note that the filename assigned to the screenshot includes a date and time stamp. Nice.


Re: Screenshots?

Posted: Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:46 am
by Stephen Hart
Cool, Ray. Did you try to get a screenshot of a streaming video from, say Netflix or Filmstruck, or a commercial DVD?