Apple today announced that developers are now able to include short videos in their tvOS App Store descriptions, allowing users to see a tvOS app in action before deciding to download it. Preview videos can be between 15 and 30 seconds, providing a quick look at an app’s functionality or gameplay.


Showcase your tvOS app in action by bringing its features and functionality alive with a short video on the App Store for Apple TV. By providing an app preview, you can help customers better understand your app and encourage more downloads.

Video previews have been available as a way to showcase iOS apps in the App Store since 2014, but have not been extended to the Mac App Store. As with App Store video previews, previews on the tvOS App Store will be available in the same space where screenshots are displayed, but it may take some time for videos to show up as developers need to create and upload content.

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