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.
We recommend downloading the MIFF Play app on Apple TV. Once logged in, your MIFF Play library will be populated with your rented films.
Please connect to your smart TV using Chromecast, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, or an HDMI cable. 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.
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.
iPad or iPhone
Ensure you have rented the films via a desktop browser. To view, open the MIFF Play app. Once logged in, the films you have rented will appear in your library. To Airplay or cast to your TV, wait until the film file loads and select the Airplay/Casting icon in the corner of the film viewing screen. Ensure you are on the same internet as your TV for this to work.
Android tablet or phone
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.
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 email@example.com or call us on 03 8660 4888 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.