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7 Best Chromecast Apps

by Fahad Saleem

7 Best Chromecast Apps

Google Chromecast is available in United States for almost a year and now it is made available in United Kingdom as well. This smart little dongle lets you stream the data directly to any display (TV, PC etc.) with an HDMI port. Let’s see a few apps for Chromecast which are quite useful.

Netflix, the video streaming service is one of the best reasons to have Chromecast dingle. It works amazingly with the Chromecast, it makes your phone act as a ‘second screen’ while you watch your selected shows on the TV. Netflix is available for Android and iOS.

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Plex, the Chromecast app is suitable for the tech enthusiasts. Plex lets you to get access to your networked media files on your TV. It works with photos, video and music, and acts as a way to make DLNA streaming a lot less painful than it does in routine. It supports Android and iOS.

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RealPlayer Cloud

Many of us are familiar with the RealPlayer media player now it is also available as streaming service. By using this app, you can stream videos from your phone or other devices over your TV. The app is favorite of many users and if you are and Android or iOS user that you must give a try checking it because the app now supports Android and iOS.

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Chrome web browser

One of the best apps released so far, for streaming whatever you are playing on your system to your TV. You just have to add a chrome web browser extension. Currently the app is available for Windows and Mac users.


Avia was the first app released for video streaming from your computer or phone set to your TV. While using Avia you will have the feeling of using any traditional multi media player. If you are an Android user you must check it and I tell you it is worth checking, and its cost is $ 2.99.

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Google Play Music

Google Play Music is one of the most wanted apps of Chromecast. This app lets you get access to over 20,000 apps on Google cloud. The app was initially available in United States ($10) only and is now available for UK users and its cost hardly £8 per month. Google Play Music is available for both Android and iOS users.

Pocket Casts

The pocket casts recently got the support of the Chromecast and it is great in use. All you have to do is to get subscription of your favorite podcast and you can enjoy them by simply using your home Wi-Fi. The app is available for both Android and iOS users.

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