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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3.5
User ratings
1110
Installs
100,000+
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.

Android Market Comments
A Google User
Jul 1, 2015
Great app, but why cant "Xvid Afg" downloads be played on Castaway?
A Google User
Jun 24, 2015
Crp
A Google User
Jun 16, 2015
I have the same results as Jerome Parker describes. I can only see one image. When I try to load a different image, the app acts like it is sending the next pic for a few seconds, and the image on the TV blanks for a second then reappears, as if a new picture had been loaded, but it's the same picture. The only way I can display a different picture is to shutdown and then relaunch the app. The picture quality is decent and the app looks like it might be useful if they fix this issue, but this is a blocking issue for me and renders this app useless.
A Google User
May 6, 2015
Eh It doesn't let me select all my facebook albums, only photos I'm tagged in.
A Google User
Apr 29, 2015
Doesn't work the pictures do not load except one and u cannot get off that one picture
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