tvOS 13 Powers the Most Personal Cinematic Experience EverSource: Business Wire
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tvOS 13 powers the easiest, most personalized and most complete entertainment experience on the biggest screen in the home. (Photo: Business Wire)
“tvOS powers the Apple TV 4K experience and continues to set the
standard for home entertainment,” said
tvOS 13 Features
- New Home screen. Apple TV 4K is even more engaging with a new Home screen designed for discovery. Apps can now play full-screen video previews on the Home screen, so users can quickly enjoy great new TV shows, movies, music and games.
Multi-user support. The new
Apple TV Control Centermakes it easy to switch between family members so everyone gets their own personalized entertainment experience. Users see their unique Up Next list and receive TV and movie recommendations based on their tastes. The new Control Center also provides users with quick access to key Apple TV features, including system sleep and audio routing.
- Apple Music®. Apple Music on tvOS 13 takes advantage of multi-user support, so everyone at home can easily play their personalized playlists and recommendations. In the new Control Center, users can quickly access the song that is currently playing. In addition, users can now follow along to onscreen lyrics timed in sync with their favorite songs.
Apple Arcade. This fall, Apple Arcadecomes to Apple TV 4K. With a single subscription, a family of six will have unlimited access to over 100 new and exclusive games, all with no ads or additional purchases, and many will offer support for game controllers. Customers will be able to play Apple Arcadegames across iPhone,® iPad®, iPod touch®, Mac® and Apple TV.
Xbox and PlayStation game controllers. tvOS 13 adds support for the
best and most popular game controllers in the world, Xbox One S and
PlayStation DualShock 4, making it even easier for gamers to take
Apple Arcadeand other great games on the App Store®.1
New screen savers.
Appleis expanding the stunning collection of 4K HDR screen savers available on Apple TV 4K by taking viewers under the sea. Filmed in collaboration with the BBC Natural History Unit, the team behind “Blue Planet,” these immersive videos captured from the depths of oceans around the world showcase mesmerizing creatures and scenes.
tvOS 13 features the all-new Apple TV app, which brings together
different ways to find and watch TV shows and movies into one powerful
app. The Apple TV app offers Apple TV channels, personalized
recommendations and over 100,000 iTunes® movies and TV shows, including
the largest collection of 4K HDR titles to browse, buy or rent. This
fall, Apple TV+, Apple’s original video subscription service, will be
available in the Apple TV app. The Apple TV app is also available on
The tvOS developer preview is available for Apple Developer Program
members at developer.apple.com starting
today, and a public beta program will be available to tvOS users later
this month at beta.apple.com.
tvOS 13 will be available this fall as a free software update for
1 tvOS 13 supports the Xbox Wireless Controller with Bluetooth.
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