This article summarizes key developer-related features introduced in tvOS 10.2 and lists documents that describe new features in greater detail.
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Accelerated Scrolling support in UIKit and TVMLKit apps
Scroll views on tvOS support accelerated scrolling when a scroll view includes a large amount of content. Accelerated scrolling is activated by continuously swiping the touch surface of the remote, or by resting a finger on the right side of the touch surface of the remote. When accelerated scrolling is enabled, scrolling is faster and an index is displayed. The user can jump between index sections by swiping the right side of the touch surface. Accelerated scrolling is always enabled on all scroll views.
Your app can customize the behavior of scroll views, table views, and collection views:
By default, a scroll view displays the index bar during accelerated scrolling. You can disable the index bar using the scroll view’s
Apple File System (APFS)
Apple File System is now the standard mass storage format. For more information, see Apple File System Guide.
The VideoToolBox framework has been added to tvOS.