Netflix adds Watch Now support for Mac

Netflix adds Watch Now support for Mac

Netflix LogoNetflix is really invested in online streaming. Unfortunately for many of us with Mac computers they had left us out in the cold (so to speak) because Microsoft’s Play Ready DRM was incompatible with Mac. Netflix is moving to Microsoft Silverlight 2.0 beginning today which is supported by Intel-based Mac computers.

The second-generation movie player will also be supported by the Firefox web browser. Another good move.

The roll out will initially be available to a small number of subscribers. The new player will be available to all subscribers by the end of the year.

I hope this new player will also allow for higher-quality video and surround sound audio. I’m not holding my breath.

About Steven Kippel

Steven Kippel has worked as a systems designer for a leading high-end audio/video custom integrator in Southern California since 2003. He is responsible for researching new technologies and integrating them into existing systems and new construction projects. He has designed several high-profile systems for discriminating clients on the cutting-edge of technology. When he is not hard at work, Steven is spending time with his wife, playing with his band or promoting concerts and bands in the Inland Empire. His favorite bands include The Cure, U2, Eisley, Living Sacrifice and DragonForce.

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