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How to set up your MIFF experience at home

There are a number of ways for you to guarantee you have an excellent MIFF Play experience from the comfort your home. Please take the time to settle in and test your setup prior to ensure you are ready to start streaming. Below is a list of setup options. Please choose the most appropriate for you. To view the minimum system requirements for accessing films on MIFF Play, see our Help page.

Smart TV

Please connect to your smart TV using an HDMI cable, Chromecast, Apple TV, or Amazon Fire TV. We strongly advise against attempting to use the pre-installed browser on your smart TV to stream MIFF Play, as many devices are not inherently compatible with our software. Instead, please select one of the alternative ways to stream films from the list below.

HDMI

Open MIFF Play in your browser and connect your computer directly to your TV or projector using an HDMI cable. This will put the least strain on your home wi-fi to ensure you can stream at the highest possible quality*. Please ensure the browser is up to date.

Apple TV

Open MIFF Play in a Safari browser and AirPlay (via Apple TV) to your TV or projector. You can also download the MIFF Play app on Apple TV. Once logged in, your MIFF Play library will be populated with your rented films. For further information on how to use AirPlay, visit Apple support.

Windows Computer

On versions of Windows 7, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.
Open MIFF Play in Microsoft Edge. We recommend using the latest version of your browser as earlier versions may not be supported. Other browsers are supported such as Chrome, Firefox, and Opera, however playback may see a lower quality.

Apple Macintosh Computer

On versions of MacOS 10.12 or later.
Open MIFF Play in Safari. We recommend using the latest version of your browser as earlier versions may not be supported. Other browsers are supported such as Chrome, Firefox, and Opera, however playback may see a lower quality.

Android tablet or phone

Open MIFF Play in your MIFF Play Android app. You can stream directly on your device, or Chromecast from your device to your TV or projector.

Chromecast

Chromecast must be accessed via the MIFF Play Android app. For further information on how to use Chromecast, visit Google support.

Contact us for help

Please read the setup instructions carefully. If you’re still having trouble, it’s time to get in touch so we can help. Please email boxoffice@miff.com.au or call us on 03 9087 3395 for assistance and provide us with as much information as possible, including what device(s) you are using, the type of error occurring, or other applicable information.

*Your home internet speed is determined by your available bandwidth.

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