LocalCast for Chromecast


LocalCast for Chromecast

LocalCast is the number one casting solution on Android with over 5,000,000 users! Send videos, music or pictures FROM your phone or tablet, other apps, NAS (DLNA/UPnP or Samba), Google Drive, Google+, Dropbox or a webpage TO a Chromecast, SmartTVs, Roku, Nexus Player, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV or Stick, Sony Bravia, Samsung, LG, Panasonic and other SmartTVs, Sonos, Xbox 360, Xbox One or other DLNA Devices. // FAQ If you have a problem with LocalCast, please see the FAQ (english only right now): www.localcast-app.com/faq // Unique features - Zoom & rotate & pan (Chromecast & other Google Cast devices) - NAS: SMB access - Subtitles: Opensubtitle.org integration Subtitles only work with Chromecast and Apple TV 4 // Videos Be aware that the Chromecast only supports a couple of format/codecs. It can read containers like mp4, mkv, 3gp and m4v, but all these containers can use different codecs. If something doesn't work, please visit the FAQ (english only right now): www.localcast-app.com/faq // Pictures On a Chromecast: Rotate, zoom and pan pictures easily from the "Now playing" screen, touch the button with the four arrows. // Subtitles Subtitles work with Chromecast and Apple TV 4: - Use the Opensubtitles.org integration - Touch a subtitle file after you started a video Subtitles in the same folder are added automatically. You can set a subtitle folder which will be searched. Subtitle timing, font, background and color can be changed. Subtitle encoding in the settings: e.g. for arabic subtitles choose UTF-8 Some DLNA servers add information about subtitles, some don't. // Wireless headphones (beta) Touch "Route audio to phone" on the "Now playing" screen, to stream the sound to your phone. It's impossible to sync this automatically and network delays make it hard. This feature is in beta: it might work most of the time. // Beta http://goo.gl/8Efbo9 // Chromecast supported formats https://developers.google.com/cast/docs/media // Recommended PC software to convert your files: https://handbrake.fr/ // In app purchases: The app is free and ads supported, all purchases unlock all Pro version features: - No ads - Search (device only) - Video preview when seeking on the "Now playing" screen There are subscriptions "/month", "/year" and one time purchases. I am just one independent developer working on my apps whenever I can, without a big budget for testing on various devices. If you find a bug please contact me via Google+ or email and I'll try to fix it ASAP! // App logo converted to vector graphic by Logain UBiv Tnomal Ablar, check out his blog: http://candynjuice.blogspot.com/ // Translations: https://crowdin.com/project/localcast // Permissions: Allow WiFi Multicast: for the server Your accounts: Google Drive/Google+ Phone state/identity: Pause/Resume on incoming calls // Anonymous Usage Statistics: This App gathers anonymous usage statistics through Firebase Analytics to find bugs and enhance future user experience. You can opt out by deactivating this option in the App's settings.

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  • Highligths
    Best dlna to chromecast I can find”
    Perfect to watch movies and interface to chromecast”
    Best app for sending local contents to the big screen
    Excellent UI intuitive and super user friendly
    It works just fine for watching movies or listening to music
    Yaay for background volume control
    Makes local video streaming to chromecast very simple”
    Google photos and Dropbox”
    Can I watch TV programmes I have missed”
    Just perfect for viewing my favorite TV shows with Chromecast”
  • Keep in mind
    Library takes too long to update & video playback is terrible”
    File Support problem”
    I really see no reason for a built in file explorer
    I watch kodi but afew days not play live streaming
    Does not work with live TV on kodi”

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