Hi, i just bought the chromecast device. If desktop sharing is not working well, and you are mainly used it for local media files, you can try Plex media server. You can try your luck to see whether you can get what you want with Chromecast. I have a mid 2012 macbook pro retina and when I try to share the desktop I just get a blank screen. You might need to right click and show disconnected devices to see it. If you have multiple displays,you should set the display as duplicate, not extended.
If the video is playing in Chrome browser, you should cast the tab, not sharing the desktop. Make sure that your girl has her system volume to max. Audio is not casted either. On the lower-right, you can click on the icons for screen share and video call at your convenience. You may also check the this guide to find out methods of streaming local media files to Chromecast: For more Chromecast tutorial, you may check our.
Sharing screen on bluetooth may not result in the desired screen resolution and sound. It seems the audio works for some, not for all. Stream a local video through Chromecast tab need substantial hardware resources on the pc. Discord was publicly released in May 2015. You can also send files and share your screen with individuals or a group. Though it is working fine on my Mac book.
My question is: my internet connection is 4G and has a maximum daily capacity of 3. This will only send audio output to Chromecast. Note: Find a full list of. If you want to stream videos, other methods work better. Sometimes you may still face issues with screen sharing along with the sound. Just remember desktop sharing is only one of the many possible usages of Chromecast on desktop.
You can swap between the two at anytime throughout the call. There is very much a chance this isn't your problem, but if it is then congratulations. It would not surprise me to learn that it is graphic setting-related. You only need chrome browser and Google cast extension on the pc. Vlc player even can do it. Or, is there a way to make the picture better? You can get better quality and performance using other methods. Although Chromecast does not use this setting, it may turn on some features required by Chromecast.
Because You tube has that casting symbol, While i tried to cast using Chrome browser on my Windows Vista Laptop, using App provided by Chrome cast , it plays but very very slow while casting, at the same time if i play the same video on my laptop without casting it works fine. Actually, I would not recommend desktop sharing for videos. To stream local media, please read this guide: Chromecast or Miracast? Is it possible to stream it to 2 different television from a single laptop? Scroll down to the bottom. See on how to do this. But 1 or 2 particular Windows e. On iPad, you might need to scroll to see all of the available devices in the device list. I been keep searching some information on YouTube or blog want to see if anyone doing it, but sadly most people showing the Chromecast function is 2014 how to use on laptop or only steaming media with desktop , so is this cast whole desktop thing new update or something? The great part is that both methods connect to each other directly over their own wireless signal and do not require you to be connected to a wireless internet connection.
I have been trying to google a solution. To stream local media, please read this guide: Chromecast or Miracast? I already know how screen sharing works. If there are folders inside, click on the one that you want, then click on the file to view it or to listen to it. You can find it in Chrome Web store. I posted the guide here: If you need a quick and simple solution to stream you local media files to Chromecast without running a media server , you may also try this Chrome browser extension: Videostream for Google Chromecast: Please let me know if you still cannot find a workable solution or if you get any other issues.
Of course, simply clicking on music here on the left will display your tunes, too, with title and cover art when available. The main intended usage of Chromecast is still internet media streaming. The service uses Java, which is automatically disabled on Macs for security purposes, but there is a. Sharing a tab works ok and if I use Videocast or Videostream apps I can stream local media but just a blank screen on sharing entire desktop. This software was specially dedicated to heavy gamers and online users. The pass through on the receiver may affect the audio.
But please note, Chromecast requires Internet connection although it consumes very limited data ; otherwise it may refuse to work. Sharing desktop may not work well for games. I have tried a few things such as disconnecting my second monitor, but, have not yet twisted the cube in the right way to get Chromecast to cast the entire screen. If you don't want to use this function, set to Off. With all of that done, you're now ready to begin making Skype calls to single or multiple contacts. Desktop mirroring is really not good for videos at this time. Simon, When casting shows from the internet to Chromecast I find it is very slow and choppy.
Don't Advertise, Spam, Or Self-Promote No advertising, self-promotion, spamming, selling, trying to buy, trading, or begging. To stream local media, please read this guide: Chromecast or Miracast? Thanks to you mine is working great. Safe For Work Content Only This is a safe-for-work subreddit. Not sure what you mean about the dark green border - we still see the regular green border that you get whenever somebody is speaking, but it looks the same when sound is being transmitted. High quality feedback, feature requests, concept art or similar is allowed as long as you link to a related submission.