The search giant announced through a blog post that the Apple TV application is available worldwide via Chromecast and Google TV. Google said in December 2020 that Apple TV will be available on Chromecast and more devices in early 2021, and the app is now available with Apple TV+. The app allows users to watch Apple TV+ original content as well as regular iTunes movies and TV shows. Application integration also allows the use of voice commands to open Apple TV applications or play Apple Original titles.
In a blog post published on February 18, Jonathan Zepp, director of media and entertainment for Android and Google Play, said that Apple TV applications including Apple TV+ are now available on Chromecast with Google TV. Used globally. Support for this application will be added to more Google TV devices in the future. Chromecast users using Google TV can go to the “For You” tab to find Apple TV content, or go to the “Apps” tab.
Apple TV+ is Apple’s ad-based ad-free subscription-based on-demand streaming service that allows members to watch original shows, movies, and documentaries. Google TV users can also watch all iTunes movies and TV shows they previously purchased. Using the family sharing feature, up to six family members can share Apple TV channels and Apple TV+ subscriptions.
In the United States, thanks to the Google Assistant, voice commands can be used to open Apple TV applications and even play Apple Original titles. Users can also add Apple Originals content to their watch list. According to the blog, these features will be promoted globally in the coming months.
To download the Apple TV app on Chromecast, go to the “Apps” tab and search for the Apple TV app. You can also search for the application, click “Install”, and then select Chromecast to download the application to Chromecast via Google Play.
Finally, the blog pointed out that Apple TV applications will also enter Google TV through Sony and TCL. In addition, in the coming months, more devices using Android TV will support the application.