The easiest way to stream videos on your computer to your Google Chromecast!
Play mp4 video files on Chromecast. Supports HD video, does not re-encode. It streams directly from the file on your computer. It can also play some MKV files, MOV, M4A, etc. As long as it's a supported Google Cast media type, it will play!
It is very resource efficient, and only runs the app when you are on the website, or actively casting.
For more information, visit https://www.mp4cast.com/help.html
Works on Windows, Mac, Linux, ChromeOS, including ARM Chromebooks.
(Note: on windows, you may need to disable windows firewall for home networks)
Update 0.3.3 - be more resilient against OMDBapi failure
Update 0.3.1 - Updated web server library because of deprecated API
Update 0.2.8 - Added volume controls, and auto switch when changing Wifi networks
Update 0.2.5 - Now searching for available port
Update 0.2.2 - Improve ChromeOS firewall handling slightly
Update 0.2.0 - initial Beta release
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