R-Cast

R-Cast


Cast online videos from your Android device to Roku! This app is intended to help cast videos embedded in websites that don't have a Roku channel.

Install the R-Cast channel and R-Cast app in your Roku and Android devices respectively. Once you connect the devices to the same Wi-Fi network, this app will detect your Roku devices.

Browse the web for videos in the Android app and cast them to the Roku channel. It's that easy!

Please note that not all videos can be cast (like Flash videos, live streams, etc). Videos in the web that are not in high definition, might not look the same on your HD TV as they look in a small screen. If the video website already has a Roku channel, please use its channel.

UPDATE 7/30/14: YouTube videos will not cast in Android 4.4 devices, please use the YouTube app.

Quick Start:
* Install R-Cast channel in your Roku device: https://owner.roku.com/add/rcast
* Install R-Cast app in your Android device
* Connect your Android device to the same Wi-Fi network as your Roku device
* The app will detect Roku devices in your network
* Browse the web for your favorite entertainment
* In Android 4.3 or earlier, play videos in full view for the cast menu
* In Android 4.4 or later, just start videos to launch the cast menu
* Select the Roku device to cast and voila!
* Enjoy videos on the big screen!!

Upgrade to the RADICAL edition to watch videos longer than 10 minutes. R-Cast channel only works with the R-Cast Android app.

R-Cast Channel information: http://www.roku.com/channels/#!details/41530/r-cast
R-Cast App Help & FAQs: https://sites.google.com/site/appestry/rcast

FREE!! We're available over live video on Google Helpouts: https://helpouts.google.com/113837088030303653022/ls/b2ff6c2914cf8528

THIS APP & CHANNEL IS NOT AFFILIATED WITH ROKU.

Recent changes:
1.04:
• Webpages load faster in Android 4.4 (KitKat), no more delays!
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1.03:
• Cast videos to Roku devices within a mobile hotspot!
• Wi-Fi is no longer required if you enable 'Cast in Mobile Hotspot' option in the Settings menu.
Thank you, Courtney for the inspiration!
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1.02:
First version to set the ball rolling. Let the casting begin!
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Thank you all for your feedback!
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About R-Cast
Cast online videos from your Android device to Roku! This app is intended to help cast videos embedded in websites that don't have a Roku channel.

Install the R-Cast channel and R-Cast app in your Roku and Android devices respectively. Once you connect the devices to the same Wi-Fi network, this app will detect your Roku devices.

Browse the web for videos in the Android app and cast them to the Roku channel. It's that easy!

Please note that not all videos can be cast (like Flash videos, live streams, etc). Videos in the web that are not in high definition, might not look the same on your HD TV as they look in a small screen. If the video website already has a Roku channel, please use its channel.

UPDATE 7/30/14: YouTube videos will not cast in Android 4.4 devices, please use the YouTube app.

Quick Start:
* Install R-Cast channel in your Roku device: https://owner.roku.com/add/rcast
* Install R-Cast app in your Android device
* Connect your Android device to the same Wi-Fi network as your Roku device
* The app will detect Roku devices in your network
* Browse the web for your favorite entertainment
* In Android 4.3 or earlier, play videos in full view for the cast menu
* In Android 4.4 or later, just start videos to launch the cast menu
* Select the Roku device to cast and voila!
* Enjoy videos on the big screen!!

Upgrade to the RADICAL edition to watch videos longer than 10 minutes. R-Cast channel only works with the R-Cast Android app.

R-Cast Channel information: http://www.roku.com/channels/#!details/41530/r-cast
R-Cast App Help & FAQs: https://sites.google.com/site/appestry/rcast

FREE!! We're available over live video on Google Helpouts: https://helpouts.google.com/113837088030303653022/ls/b2ff6c2914cf8528

THIS APP & CHANNEL IS NOT AFFILIATED WITH ROKU.

Recent changes:
1.04:
• Webpages load faster in Android 4.4 (KitKat), no more delays!
----
1.03:
• Cast videos to Roku devices within a mobile hotspot!
• Wi-Fi is no longer required if you enable 'Cast in Mobile Hotspot' option in the Settings menu.
Thank you, Courtney for the inspiration!
----
1.02:
First version to set the ball rolling. Let the casting begin!
----
Thank you all for your feedback!

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A Google User
5 days ago
Any roku needs this
A Google User
Jul 25, 2014
Its the best love it
A Google User
Jul 22, 2014
Not bad It works better than the you tube channel on my roku
A Google User
Jul 21, 2014
Not for me It's my fault for not throughly testing before I bought the paid version but so far none of the sites I've tried will work with the built-in browser even if they work fine with Dolphin.
A Google User
Jul 19, 2014
Free version is great.