5 Best Chromecast Apps for Windows

Chromecast Apps for Windows

It’s 2021 and almost everyone has moved to wireless services such as music and video streaming on Spotify or YouTube. Yet, there is a category of apps that haven’t lost their relevance called Chromecast apps – These Chromecast apps allow you to stream content to your not-so-smart tv, anytime. The windows app store is filled with Chromecast apps for users. Among them, we have picked up the five best options for you.

Chromecast Apps for Windows

Chromecast is a way to watch your favorite tv shows and movies on the bigger screen. If you are tired of your usual wired HDMI solution then these apps will make your life easier. Let’s get started. 

1. PlayTo TV

PlayTo TV lets you stream movies or tv shows from any online, local, and media servers to your big screen from your windows pc and laptop the app supports DLNA Smart TVs/Media Players/Blu-ray Players, Roku, Chromecast, Fire TV, Apple TV.

PlayTo TV

The PlayTo TV interface is clean and easy to use, and the streaming quality is good as well.

Pros

  • Excellent user easy to use interface
  • Supports Samsung, Sony, Roku, Now TV, Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Chromecast, Apple TV’s, Google Home, Xbox, DLNA & UPnP devices

Cons

  • Some times it becomes unresponsive

Get PlayTo TV

2. Videostream – Chrome App

Our list Videostream app is not really a Windows application its more of a chrome extension. However, if you are rocking Windows 10 on your laptop and desktop and looking for apps to cast media to your Chromecast device, this is definitely worth checking out.

Videostream

The Videostream chrome app lets you stream all your local videos from your computer to your Android TV/Chromecast devices in 1080p. This extension supports other platforms than Chromecast like Nexus Player, Sony, Shield, Sharp, etc too.

Pros

  • Simple and easy to connect
  • Plays at 1080p full HD
  • The player menu is excellent

Cons

  • Always you have to use Chrome Browser

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3. AV Cast

AV Cast helps you in casting your media to any Chromecast device with ease. AV Cast is free to use for making your Chromecast experience flawless. You can easily cast all compatible mp3 songs, images, and videos from your Windows 10 devices to Chromecasts to your TV throughout your home.

AV Cast

Pros

  • Easy to use
  • Support MP3 Streaming
  • Free to use

Cons

  • None

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4. Playcast (Paid)

Playcast is one of the best Media Player for playing or casting your videos, pictures and song to your TV, Chromecast, Miracast, Internet Box, Apple TV (AirPlay), DLNA Smart TV, XBOX One, XBOX 360 etc.

Playcast

Several cool ways to use Playcast

  • Use it as your main media player/music player
  • Send your music playlist to your TV during your diner
  • Create a movie then watch it on your TV

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5. AirReceiver (Paid)

AirReceiver is the most advanced multi-protocol receiver on the Universal Window Platform. It supports Apple AirPlay, Google Screen Cast, and Wireless Display. AirPlay receiver will appear as a target in AirPlay applications like as iTunes/iPhone/Mac so you can play music/video/photo/screen to it.

AirReceiver

As a Chromecast receiver, It will appear as a target in Chromecast applications such as Android/Chrome/Chromebook so you can cast your screen to it. With AirReceiver you can easily demo the content in your Android/iPhone/Chromebook to your customers.

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Wrap Up: Use Chromecast Apps to Enjoy Videos on Bigger Screen

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