Video Walkthrough of AirPlay and Other Features in OS X Mountain Lion

Earlier today, Apple announced the developer preview for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. OS X 10.8 offers a number of new features we've detailed before.

InsanelyGreatMac has put together this nice walkthrough video of OS X AirPlay mirroring. That feature allows you to transmit your OS X desktop onto your Apple TV over Wi-Fi:


Meanwhile, CultofMac does a walkthrough of 30 other features in OS X 10.8. Some previously listed, and some new:


There's more discussion on OS X Mountain Lion in our forums.

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Top Rated Comments

arn Avatar
161 months ago
Want the new desktop background picture, like now.

Notification center has promise. Goodbye, Growl.

https://forums.macrumors.com/showpost.php?p=14331598&postcount=7
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
iGrouch Avatar
161 months ago
The Cult of Mac guy sounded like he was in a rush to get to the bathroom
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mactmaster Avatar
161 months ago
Apple just sold a **** ton more AppleTV's with AirPlay for the desktop.

Steve

I think I'll hold out for the 1080p version (crosses fingers, holds breath)
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
strabes Avatar
161 months ago
Desktop Airplay mirroring = hulu (and avi, mkv, etc) on apple TV without having to jailbreak and install XBMC and the hulu add-on!
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
BlueParadox Avatar
161 months ago
One of the main reasons I bought the Apple TV 2: AIRPLAY

To soon be able to stream/AirPlay one's computer desktop to one's TV is going to be a sweet interaction indeed! This will get around some of the video incompatibilities encountered with the iDevices, such as the iPad.

(My wife likes to watch missed TV show posted on a TV's website, but some networks still post video in the 'archaic' Flash format!).

And no need to convert non-iTunes compatible video formats such as DivX and MKV into the AppleTV readable version - simply mirror directly from the computer.

Great stuff.

Very happy!! ;)
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Ddyracer Avatar
161 months ago
But is it faster and more stable than lion? That is the question.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)