How to AirPlay iPhone to Mac to stream video music & games wirelessly

If you are just on this page, chances are that you’re thinking about how to screen mirroring iPhone to Mac to display iPhone contents, say videos, movies, music, games, apps, files, etc. Fortunately, the native connectivity between Apple devices has been set by default to enable device communication easily. As for iPhone to Mac screen mirror, the inbuilt Mac media player QuickTime will help receive streams from iPhone. However, this is a wired way and your Mac should be iMac (Mid 2011 or newer), Mac mini (Mid 2011 or newer), MacBook Air (Mid 2011 or newer) or MacBook Pro (Early 2011 or newer). So, in case needed, you can use AirPlay receiver 5KPlayer to AirPlay iPhone videos, music, games and more to Mac without cable.

4K video player 5KPlayer has reinforced its AirPlay feature to help show contents from small screen to bigger screen in a wireless manner. The improved AirPlay mirroring feature of 5KPlayer will turn a Mac computer into an AirPlay-compatible device to receive and display iPhone contents, covering iPhone videos, music, photos, games, presentations, apps, files and so on. 

This AirPlay-enabled software has great availability and compatibility that you can use it on all versions of MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini, iMac, iMac with Retina display, iMac Pro and Mac Pro, and use it to receive contents mirrored from iPhone SE (2nd generation) and earlier, including iPhone 11 Pro/11 Pro Max, iPhone 11, iPhone XS/XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone SE (1st generation), etc.

It makes the wireless device-to-device communication easier than ever, and helps wirelessly screen mirror iPhone to Mac without occupying a byte and sacrificing any quality. By only connecting your iPhone and Mac with 5KPlayer installed to the same WiFi network, you are allowed to enjoy following things.

iPhone to Mac screen mirror: The whole screen of your iPhone containing various apps can be cast to Mac without any loss. Swipe over the screen and do any operations on your iPhone, and these actions will also performed smoothly on your Mac. This is quite useful when you want to show something interesting or useful to your students, friends or colleagues, say beautiful photos, documents like Pages and Keynote files, books, etc. You pick the points and 5KPlayer makes them amplified.

Video music streaming: Play your iPhone music and videos, and swipe over to Mac to have a better viewing experience like you are in a theater. 5KPlayer 100% displays every detail of the iPhone video and music. The image and sound effects are totally beyond what are displayed on iPhone devices if the contents are AirPlayed to Mac computer with higher pixels and better configurations.

Play iPhone Games: As is known, playing games on computer or TV is much better simply because the display screen is bigger. With 5KPlayer AirPlay function, you are free to play iPhone games on Mac anywhere in your room as long as you can see the screen of your computer. Use your iPhone as the game controller, step into more chapters easily on your Mac.

Live casting and recording: At the very moment COVID-19 spreads, you may have to stay at home and work or study. By screen mirroring iPhone to Mac, you can stream the real-time net classes, video conferences, online meetings or Facetime calls to bigger Mac to have a better conversation. Also, 5KPlayer allows you to have a video recording, so as to save everything important forever.

As always, 5KPlayer follows the newest trend of Apple in time and tries to offer the best service to help you enjoy the new features of iPhone on bigger screen. In detail, besides AirPlay iPhone to Mac, 5KPlayer also supports AirPlay iPhone to Windows PC and allows for iPadOS screen mirroring to Mac/Windows wirelessly. In case needed, 5KPlayer also provides great availability of video music playback, saving and DLNA streaming on computer.

Download the 5KPlayer for Mac from the official website.

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Ivan Castilho is a citizen of the world; CEO at Mindfield Digital and Executive Director at AppleMagazine, and Techlife News. Ivan's been an avid Apple user and consumer since 2008, with a major in Marketing and extensive experience in strategic management and consulting for tech companies. Hobbies include photography, design, and music.