How to stream local files to your Chromecast or Android TV



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Chromecasting is awesome. Now, most modern TVs and many smart devices have the functionality, you can get videos from your phone to the big screen with no problems.

But, despite how convenient Chromecast technology is, there is one major flaw: streaming your own videos.

Yes, streaming Netflix or YouTube is as easy as pressing a button, but what if there is a file on your computer that you would like to watch on your Chromecast or Android TV device? More complicated, right?

Well, we are here to help you.

How to stream local files to your Chromecast or Android TV device?

The easiest way to do this is, unsurprisingly for something called Chromecasting, using Google Chrome. So in this guide, that’s what we’re going to focus on.

The first thing you should do is download the application, Videostream. You can do that here.

send files to your Chromecast videostream