Apple TV app

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The Apple TV app[12] (also known as Apple TV,[13][14] TV, and the TV app[15][16])[n 1] is a line of media player software programs developed by Apple Inc. for viewing television shows and films delivered by Apple to consumer electronic devices. It can stream content from the iTunes Store, the Apple TV Channels a la carte video on demand service, and the Apple TV+ original content subscription service.[17][18] On iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Apple TV devices it can also index and access content from linked apps of other video on demand services.

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The app was released in the United States in December 2016 for iPhones, iPod Touches, and iPads and was rolled out to other countries starting in late 2017.[19] During the course of 2019 and 2020, it was brought to Macs and the third generation Apple TV[20][21] and gradually, with certain feature omissions,[22] to non-Apple devices: post-2015 Roku and Amazon Fire TV models[23] and some newer television models on the Roku TV, Fire TV Edition, Samsung Tizen, LG webOS, and Vizio SmartCast smart TV platforms, with select new Sony Android TV models gaining access in October 2020.[1][24][2][3][4][5]

Content from the TV app may also be streamed via Apple's AirPlay 2 protocol from a device supporting the TV app to particular smart television sets from Sony, Vizio, LG, and Samsung.[24][1]