FireCore updates its aTV Flash (black) software to version 1.4

FireCore published a blog post earlier today announcing a new update to its aTV Flash (black) suite. The software package can add a lot of functionality to your jailbroken Apple TV, including an integrated web browser and non-iTunes content support.

The update, which brings the software to version 1.4, includes a number of new features and bug fixes. Keep reading for the full change log…

  • New Center channel audio boost (+6dB and +12dB) for 5.0 and 5.1 audio tracks
  • New Finish, German, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, and Swedish translations
  • New ‘4:3 Crop’ and ‘4:3 Stretch’ zoom options
  • New support for M3U and PLS playlists
  • New EyeTV folder detection
  • New TrueHD audio (downmixed)
  • New 24-bit and 32-bit audio (downmixed)
  • New enhanced downmixing for 5.1 AC3 audio (Dolby Pro Logic II)
  • New support for embedded Mp3 covers
  • New Automatic EXIF-based image rotation
  • New Mp4s embedded subtitles
  • New Clock added to main menu
  • Improved poster art quality in list and grid view
  • Improved buffering logic for DVD files
  • Improved cover art fetching from
  • Improved DVD menu highlighting
  • Improved Photo viewer & slideshow
  • Improved adjusted slideshow to match native Flickr style
  • Improved Danish, Dutch, French, Greek, Italian, Brazilian, Portuguese, and Spanish translations
  • Improved minor UI improvements
  • Fixed downmixing issues for specific audio tracks
  • Fixed playback issues for specific audio tracks
  • Fixed Increased AFP login timeout to 30 seconds
  • Fixed metadata issues for files that contain “/” in folder or file name
  • Fixed operation of the photo slideshow on iOS 4.x
  • Fixed issue with favorites removal when share password is changed
  • Fixed incorrect navigation in grid view on iOS 4.*
  • Fixed issue with DVD marked as watched after view menu
  • Fixed rare issue with incorrect pre-playback screen layout
  • Fixed rare crash in libdvdnav when playing DVD files
  • Fixed rare DVD playback error
  • Fixed rare ‘Bad URL’ error

The update is available to current aTV Flash (black) owners for free. Just visit Maintenance > Manage Extras in the software to download. FireCore also says that it plans to make the app compatible with the new 5.0 Apple TV update as soon as possible.

Haven’t jailbroken your Apple TV yet? Be sure to check out our page on the benefits of jailbreaking, and our step-by-step tutorial on how to do it.