Castaway Free (Chromecast)

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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Free
72
3.6
User ratings
836
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.

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A Google User
Sep 1, 2014
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A Google User
Aug 27, 2014
Works well but not great features Devs please Increase features for this app.
A Google User
Aug 23, 2014
Video buffers too much It's a bit buggy but works better than AllCast in my opinion. But now that the Chromecast app can mirror my Note 3 screen, there's no need to keep this app
A Google User
Aug 19, 2014
Video not playing Loaded a MP4 video in Movies directory. All it can see is a video I captured on my Nexus 5. This app won't do it. Deleted. Next
A Google User
Aug 17, 2014
It's OK Slow to load pictures even on a 30gb broadband. Doesn't seem to be an option to filter photos by folder.