March 6th, 2014 by Smile Harney
We all know that Chromecast can easily help us to play online video and music on TV or HDTV by directly streaming the media from Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, Google Play Movies and Music, and Chrome. But at the same time many of us have been asking how to enable Chromecast play local video files.
The following article just aims to provide a step by step guide on how to Chromecast local video from Mac or Windows for easy play on HDTV or TV.
It can help to:
Besides converting media files to Apple TV, Roku, iPad, iPod, iPhone, iTunes, iMovie, FCP, Android, iDealshare VideoGo also can convert all kinds of video and audio files to Chromecast supported format to stream local media files to Chromecast for easy playback.
Acting as the Chromecast Video Converter, iDealshare VideoGo can convert a variety of video formats including MP4, MKV, MOV, M4V, MPG, MXF, MTS, M2TS, M2T, MVI, MOD, TOD, ASF, AVI, Apple ProRes, FLV, VOB, RMVB, RM, R3D, WMV, WTV, DVR, DV, SWF, TS, and etc to Chromecast supported video format.
Acting as the Chromecast Audio Converter, iDealshare VideoGo can convert various audio file like DTS, AIFF, Apple Lossless, AMR, AC3, AAC, APE, WMA, WAV, M4A, M4R, CAF, VOC, QCP, MP2, 3GA, and etc to Chromecast compatible audio format.
Click "Add File" button to import the video or audio files which you like to stream from computer to Chromecast for easy playback on Chromecast-enabled TV or HDTV.
Or directly drag and drop the media files or the folder where you media files are to main window of the Chromecast Converter.
Click the "Profile" drop-down button to select Chromecast compatible video MP4 or WebM from the "Web Video" category or select Chromecast supported audio MP3 from the "General Audio" category.
Click the "Convert" button to start and finish converting the video or audio files to Chromecast supported media format.
Install the Google Cast extension for your Chrome Browser: