Apple Releases Apple TV Software 5.1.1 for 2nd and Third-Gen Models

Posted in Apple News on 29/11/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler


Following the release of iTunes 11 earlier today, Apple has released a new software update for 2nd and third-generation Apple TVs. The update brings support for new iTunes 11 features, namely iTunes Up Next, and increases overal stability.

From Apple’s release notes:

iTunes Up Next

Adds support for Up Next with iTunes 11 or iTunes Match. See upcoming songs when playing music on your Apple TV. Add new songs and edit what’s queued with your Remote or with the Remote app.

Stability and performance

Includes performance and stability improvements with the iTunes Store, AirPlay, Netflix, iTunes Match, and wired Ethernet connections.

To apply the update, simply go to Settings > General > About on your Apple TV and choose the Software Update option.


J. Glenn Künzler

Glenn is Managing Editor at MacTrast, and has been using a Mac since he bought his first MacBook Pro in 2006. Now he's up to his neck in Apple, and owns an old iBook, a 2012 iMac with an extra Thunderbolt display for good measure, a 4th-generation iPad, an iPad mini, 2 iPhones, and a Mac Mini that lives at the neighbor's house. He lives in a small town in Utah, enjoys bacon more than you can possibly imagine, and is severely addicted to pie.