Have you decided to focus on the Chromecast's multimedia capabilities for your TV in the living room but you don't know which app to use with your Android device? Chromecast was born to be exploited by an Android smartphone and tablet, with an integration that has little to envy to that visible with Apple products. In this guide I will show you the best Chromecast apps for Android to watch streaming movies and videos saved on the PC or on the internal memory of the device.
Chromecast app for Android
The app with which to configure and manage a new Chromecast Google Home. This app will offer you the wizard with which to connect the Chromecast to your home WiFi network, in addition to offering you an overview of the apps compatible with the Google dongle. It also offers the possibility to send the internal screen of your Android smartphone or tablet to the TV in order to take advantage of games and view social media on the TV.
You can download this app from the following link.
DOWNLOAD |Google Home
Web Video Cast
Another very useful app to watch movies streamed from the web on TV Web Video Cast. With this app you can send the videos captured by the most famous streaming sites to send them to the Chromecast, so you can enjoy them on a much larger screen. Cast offers a web browser with advanced pop-up and invasive message blocking, so you can browse streaming sites avoiding traps and deceptive messages. In addition to the Chromecast, this app supports Apple TV, Roku, Android TV and DLNA devices.
You can download Web Video Cast from the following link.
DOWNLOAD |Web Video Cast
LocalCast for Chromecast
If you have photos or videos saved in the internal memory or on the microSD of your Android device, you can easily play them using an app like LocalCast. With this app you can see all the photos in scrolling mode and play videos compatible with Chromecast easily.
You can download LocalCast for Chromecast from the following link.
DOWNLOAD |LocalCast for Chromecast
BubbleUPnP for DLNA / Chromecast (paid)
If you have a large collection of movies or TV series on your PC, you can view them all on your TV using the capabilities of BubbleUPnP, an app that can offer the conversion of files not compatible with Chromecast and to interface with any media server on your PC . If you have multimedia content on your PC, this is the right app to install on your Android smartphone or tablet for maximum compatibility.
To function at its best it requires a server to be installed on the PC; you can install this component for free from the link available below.
DOWNLOAD |BubbleUPnP Server for Windows
Once the server is installed and configured, you can download this paid app from the following link.
DOWNLOAD |BubbleUPnP for DLNA / Chromecast (3.99)
Other Chromecast apps for Android
In addition to the apps that I recommended to you earlier, you can try one of the following apps dedicated to streaming audio and video content.
Do you want to watch movies for free with your Android smartphone or tablet? Check out the best apps available in the following guide.
LINK |Watch movies for free: the best apps available for Android
Are you looking for free full films without registration? Just use YouTube intelligently. Find out how to do it in the following guide.
LINK |Watch full movies for free: how to do it on PC or on TV
Do you want to know all the useful methods to connect your smartphone to the TV? Discover all the alternatives to Chromecast in the guide that I linked to you below.
LINK |How to connect smartphone to TV: complete guide