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AppleTV movie #615572 04/19/14 03:39 AM
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I bought a movie from iTMS on the AppleTV. I expected that it would be available on my computers, but it doesn't show up, and checking that I've downloaded everything that I've bought on iTunes on the computers indicates that I have nothing to download. So am I wrong to expect that the movie will be available on the computers?


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Re: AppleTV movie [Re: yoyo52] #615574 04/19/14 03:51 AM
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Hmm… I've only bought one movie (To Kill A Mockingbird) through iTunes, but it does show up on every device. I'm not sure about purchasing from AppleTV.
Very happy with the quality, by the way.

Re: AppleTV movie [Re: yoyo52] #615587 04/19/14 11:35 AM
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My impression is that if you order it from the computer it's on the computer. But if ordered from the ATV... then its only on the ATV. It used to be either way resulted in the file being on your computer.

Re: AppleTV movie [Re: yoyo52] #615596 04/19/14 02:38 PM
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On your computer:

- Open iTunes

- Go to the iTunes Store home page

- Select "Purchased" in the Quick Links section at the right

- Select the "Movies" tab

Purchased movies that aren't on your computer should have a little cloud icon at their upper right, which when clicked should start downloading your movie =)

For some reason Apple has made this a lot more arcane than it used to be -- seems like "check for available downloads" hasn't really worked in years (or at least so it seems to me) …

=)

Re: AppleTV movie [Re: yoyo52] #615597 04/19/14 02:49 PM
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Thanks, six. What a tangled web we weave, eh! But the check for downloads does work with music, at least for me. Very strange.


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