SlingPlayer for Macs Released

Sling Media has released SlingPlayer for Mac, a software client for SlingBox that allows customers to view their home TV or Apple TV remotely on a Macintosh. The software has been in beta since October 2006 and is free.

The software, version 1.0, includes photo-realistic remote controls. It is available in the U.S. and Canada.

SlingPlayer for Mac & Apple TV

"We have long admired the elegance, simplicity and visual appeal of the Mac OS and Appleis innovation in general," said Blake Krikorian, Sling Media CEO, Chairman & Co-founder. "It was important for us to capture that overall appeal and familiarity with SlingPlayer for Mac."

The Apple TV, AT&T U-verse and TiVo Series 3 are supported.

SlingPlayer for Mac, version 1.0, requires Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later and supports both PPC and Intel Macs. It is a free download.