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Castaway Free (Chromecast)


Castaway offers the following:

- Cast Facebook photos and videos from your Android device to your Chomecast.
- Cast Google+ photos and videos from your Android device to your Chomecast.
- Cast local photos and videos from your Android device to your Chromecast.

This is the free, ad-supported version of Castaway.

Check out the premium version to remove ads and receive new features as they are added!

If you are having trouble displaying certain photos or videos, please check the following link that explains what formats are supported by Chromecast: https://developers.google.com/cast/docs/media.

XDA Review:
http://www.xda-developers.com/android/android-app-review-castaway-your-local-media-to-your-chromecast-xda-developer-tv

Android Authority Review:
1. http://www.androidauthority.com/5-android-apps-shouldnt-miss-week-2-28-2014-352476
2. http://www.androidauthority.com/how-to-stream-local-content-from-android-to-chromecast-allcast-vs-castaway-353628

App Permissions:

* Modify or delete the contents of your USB storage (used to cast your local photos and videos - nothing will be deleted)

* Add or remove accounts / find accounts / use accounts (this is required to access your Google+ account to cast photos and videos)

* Full network access, network connections, wifi connections (required to access Google+ and see your Chromecast)

* Read contents of your USB storage (required to access local photos and videos for sending to the Chromecast)

Recent changes:
- Fixed issue where casting local pictures would fail when swiping in rapid succession.

- Misc. bug fixes.

- Updated icon.
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72
3.6
User ratings
901
Installs
50,000+
Concerns
1
File size
3313 kb
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About Castaway Free (Chromecast)
Castaway offers the following:

- Cast Facebook photos and videos from your Android device to your Chomecast.
- Cast Google+ photos and videos from your Android device to your Chomecast.
- Cast local photos and videos from your Android device to your Chromecast.

This is the free, ad-supported version of Castaway.

Check out the premium version to remove ads and receive new features as they are added!

If you are having trouble displaying certain photos or videos, please check the following link that explains what formats are supported by Chromecast: https://developers.google.com/cast/docs/media.

XDA Review:
http://www.xda-developers.com/android/android-app-review-castaway-your-local-media-to-your-chromecast-xda-developer-tv

Android Authority Review:
1. http://www.androidauthority.com/5-android-apps-shouldnt-miss-week-2-28-2014-352476
2. http://www.androidauthority.com/how-to-stream-local-content-from-android-to-chromecast-allcast-vs-castaway-353628

App Permissions:

* Modify or delete the contents of your USB storage (used to cast your local photos and videos - nothing will be deleted)

* Add or remove accounts / find accounts / use accounts (this is required to access your Google+ account to cast photos and videos)

* Full network access, network connections, wifi connections (required to access Google+ and see your Chromecast)

* Read contents of your USB storage (required to access local photos and videos for sending to the Chromecast)

Recent changes:
- Fixed issue where casting local pictures would fail when swiping in rapid succession.

- Misc. bug fixes.

- Updated icon.

User reviews of Castaway Free (Chromecast)
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Android Market Comments
A Google User
5 days ago
Castaway. Only able to cast one photo. How dissappointing.
A Google User
Oct 17, 2014
Has potential but doesn't come through Paid version on Moto X. It will cast only one pic from my phone's Gallery. When I select other pics it simply reloads the first one. Video streaming stops every few seconds to buffer, too. Not worth the money.
A Google User
Oct 16, 2014
Great quality.. Poor performance The quality of picture is really good.. However.. My free version only allows me to view one picture. After every swipe I get the same pic. So I have to close the app and reopen just to see a different shot. If it performs like this in the free version I'm definitely not taking my chances with the $$ purchase version!
A Google User
Oct 15, 2014
Didn't work It connected, sent the first image but when I changed to the next images the tv just flickers and stays on the first image even though the phone is on another image. Uninstalling.
A Google User
Sep 27, 2014
HTC one m7 Won't cast videos over a certain size since last update. This is annoying please fix.