LocalCast (Media 2 Chromecast)

LocalCast (Media 2 Chromecast)


Get your media on the TV with LocalCast!

Features:

☆ Cast movies, pictures, videos and PDFs
★ ... from your device, Google Drive, Google+, Dropbox, NAS (DLNA / UPNP or SMB)
☆ Use your phone as wireless headphones !
★ Rotate / Zoom pictures and movies (Chromecast only)
☆ Pan pictures (Chromecast only)
★ Add subtitles and change the subtitle font size (Chromecast only)
☆ Open a movie stream in your browser then hit the share button and choose LocalCast or
★ Copy a link to a movie and choose "Paste link" in the app

Beta download: http://goo.gl/8Efbo9

(* internal subtitles which are inside the video container don't work YET)
(arabic subtitles: Please change the encoding in the settings to UTF-8)

Usage is pretty easy:

1. Connect to a Chromecast
2. Choose what to stream

Please check out the supported formats here:
https://developers.google.com/cast/docs/media

If your format is not supported, use handbrake to convert the file:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/handbrake/

Free and ads supported, the ads can be removed via an in app purchase for a price from 1 to 5 €. Choose what you'd like to pay.

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. Thanks for your support and happy casting!

Facebook fanpage:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/LocalCast/250528721786652

News:
https://plus.google.com/109720416927515295704/posts

XDA: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2649075

XDA News:
http://www.xda-developers.com/android/stream-multimedia-files-from-android-to-chromecast-with-localcast

Translations:
https://crowdin.com/project/localcast

Permissions:
In-app purchase: to remove the ads
Storage: to search media
Allow WiFi Multicast: for the server
Network communication: Chromecast/Internet/etc.
Your accounts: Google Drive/Google+
Phone state/identity: Pause/Resume on incoming calls

*** Anonymous Usage Statistics ***
This App gathers anonymous usage statistics through Google Analytics to find bugs and enhance future user experience. You can opt out by deactivating this option in the App's settings.

Recent changes:
Please help with the translations: http://goo.gl/P80mnb
Google blocked the access to Google Drive, I am trying to get this resolved ASAP!
Overall usability improvements (Subtitle folder, etc.)
Full changelog in the app

Translation: http://goo.gl/VPV27x

If you can't connect to your Chromecast:
Please reboot your phone AND your Chromecast.
This is unfortunately a Chromecast bug.

News: https://plus.google.com/109720416927515295704/posts
Beta dowload: http://goo.gl/8Efbo9
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4.1
User ratings
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Installs
500,000+
Concerns
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File size
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About LocalCast (Media 2 Chromecast)
Get your media on the TV with LocalCast!

Features:

☆ Cast movies, pictures, videos and PDFs
★ ... from your device, Google Drive, Google+, Dropbox, NAS (DLNA / UPNP or SMB)
☆ Use your phone as wireless headphones !
★ Rotate / Zoom pictures and movies (Chromecast only)
☆ Pan pictures (Chromecast only)
★ Add subtitles and change the subtitle font size (Chromecast only)
☆ Open a movie stream in your browser then hit the share button and choose LocalCast or
★ Copy a link to a movie and choose "Paste link" in the app

Beta download: http://goo.gl/8Efbo9

(* internal subtitles which are inside the video container don't work YET)
(arabic subtitles: Please change the encoding in the settings to UTF-8)

Usage is pretty easy:

1. Connect to a Chromecast
2. Choose what to stream

Please check out the supported formats here:
https://developers.google.com/cast/docs/media

If your format is not supported, use handbrake to convert the file:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/handbrake/

Free and ads supported, the ads can be removed via an in app purchase for a price from 1 to 5 €. Choose what you'd like to pay.

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. Thanks for your support and happy casting!

Facebook fanpage:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/LocalCast/250528721786652

News:
https://plus.google.com/109720416927515295704/posts

XDA: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2649075

XDA News:
http://www.xda-developers.com/android/stream-multimedia-files-from-android-to-chromecast-with-localcast

Translations:
https://crowdin.com/project/localcast

Permissions:
In-app purchase: to remove the ads
Storage: to search media
Allow WiFi Multicast: for the server
Network communication: Chromecast/Internet/etc.
Your accounts: Google Drive/Google+
Phone state/identity: Pause/Resume on incoming calls

*** Anonymous Usage Statistics ***
This App gathers anonymous usage statistics through Google Analytics to find bugs and enhance future user experience. You can opt out by deactivating this option in the App's settings.

Recent changes:
Please help with the translations: http://goo.gl/P80mnb
Google blocked the access to Google Drive, I am trying to get this resolved ASAP!
Overall usability improvements (Subtitle folder, etc.)
Full changelog in the app

Translation: http://goo.gl/VPV27x

If you can't connect to your Chromecast:
Please reboot your phone AND your Chromecast.
This is unfortunately a Chromecast bug.


News: https://plus.google.com/109720416927515295704/posts
Beta dowload: http://goo.gl/8Efbo9

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A Google User
5 hours ago
It was working fine thursday with my chromecast but now it's saying that chromecast does not support this type of file. And it's with all of the files. How can this be resolved?
A Google User
6 hours ago
Works As Advertised So far works great with no issues.
A Google User
6 hours ago
Very very good 4 stars because it don't have good support for other files only mp4
A Google User
6 hours ago
Amazing simple as that
A Google User
8 hours ago
Issues streaming Seems to keep freezing when casting videos.