Cast with MkChromecast
Casts videos in pages like youtube via MkChromecast
What is Cast with MkChromecast?
'Cast with MkChromecast' is a convenient Chrome extension that enables users to cast videos from nearly any website to their TV screens. It utilizes MkChromecast for this task, using youtube-dl to ensure almost universal compatibility. The extension does require the installation of Python and a few dependencies for it to function.
Casts videos in pages like youtube via MkChromecast Right-click links and pages to cast videos. Works on nearly every website thanks to youtube-dl.
Powered by play-with-mpv which requires several dependencies, see website for more info.
- Install this chrome extension
- Install Python 2 or 3 and pip
- Install MkChromecast:
pip install git+git://github.com/muammar/mkchromecast --user
- Install server:
pip install git+git://github.com/thann/play-with-mpv --user
- Run server:
play-with-mpvor use linux shortcut
- (optional) Autostart on linux:
cp ~/.local/share/applications/thann.play-with-mpv.desktop ~/.config/autostart/
User reviews summary
- Nice and useful
- Works great
- Really good
- Able to cast desktop as well as file or any web video
- Does not work
- Not as expected
- Doesn't work on macOS BigSur M1
- Doesn't do anything when clicked
- Does not work
- Casting issues to SmartTV or Chromecast
- Incompatibility with macOS BigSur M1
Cast with MkChromecast is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.
Cast with MkChromecast has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.
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