System requirements

System requirements #

nuplayer system requirements #

Supported Apple TV models #

  • Apple TV HD (2015, 4th generation)
    Please consider
    For best performance, use an Apple TV 4k.
  • Apple TV 4k 1st generation (2017)
  • Apple TV 4k 2nd generation (2021)
  • Apple TV 4k 3rd generation (2022) WiFi
  • Apple TV 4k 3rd generation (2022) WiFi + Ethernet
For more details about current Apple TV models, check Apple’s website or something like Every Mac.

Supported tvOS Versions #

  • tvOS 16 and newer

Hardware and connectivity considerations #

Even though you can connect your Apple TV via WiFi, it is strongly advised to use a cabled Ethernet connection. This is especially important when you plan to stream live content and/or want to distribute data via IP-Multicast.

nuplayer Server system requirements #

Supported processor architectures #

  • Apple Silicon (M1, M2) or x86-based Intel processor

Supported macOS Versions #

  • macOS 11 (Big Sur) and newer

Min. display resolution #

  • 1280 x 800 pixels
  • Retina display recommended

Ports that are being used #

  • 5001-5002 (UDP)

Media capabilities #

Supported file formats #

  • .mp4
  • .m4v
  • .mov
  • .png
  • .jpg/jpeg
  • .tif/tiff
  • .m3u8

Supported stream formats/protocols: #

  • NDI®
  • RTMP (Real-Time Messaging Protocol)
  • RTSP (Real Time Streaming Protocol)
  • HLS (HTTP Live Streaming)

Backwards compatibility with legacy versions #

Legacy versions of nuplayer and nuplayer Server (formerly known as numeo AV Server) are mostly compatible with current versions. Consider the following table:

nuplayer Server 2.x numeo AV Server 1.6.12
nuplayer 2.x no NDI
nuplayer 1.6.3 no NDI, STOP-button has no function