Roku has nearly finalized support for Apple’s AirPlay 2 in Roku media players and Roku-based smart TVs

MacRumors last month reported that Roku was in talks with Apple about supporting AirPlay 2, and we’ve since learned that the negotiations are nearly finalized, according to a source familiar with the matter,” Joe Rossignol reports for MacRumors.

“AirPlay 2 integration is expected to arrive in the form of a Roku OS software update for Roku media players, but it’s unclear if all models will be supported,” Rossignol reports. “AirPlay 2 will also be supported by Roku-based smart TVs, available from brands such as TCL, Sharp, Hisense, Hitachi, Sanyo, and RCA.”

“Apple and Roku are negotiating a launch date and marketing surrounding AirPlay 2,” Rossignol reports. “Roku has yet to publicly confirm the plans…”

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MacDailyNews Take: The more, the merrier – and millions more are about to get AirPlay 2 support!

Apple’s list of AirPlay 2–Enabled TVs is here.

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  1. I’ve had my gen 2 Apple TV for ever, I use it almost exclusively for AirPlay. The newer models look good, but all I really want is an AirPlay receiver. These new products coming out this year look great! One less box to worry about.

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