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Author Topic: Chromecast Support  (Read 3084 times)

TheFonz

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Chromecast Support
« on: January 07, 2020, 03:51:01 AM »
Ability to cast audio directly to a Chromecast device would be excellent. I cannot find a way to do this currently...
I am currently using Rouge Amoeba's AirFoil which has since been discontinued from development, which sucks.

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Re: Chromecast Support
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2020, 03:43:39 PM »
The last time I looked, there's no formal way for a standard Windows program to do it as you either need to be within Chrome or a Android/iOS app.

I know VLC apparently added an unofficial mode but I've not tried it nor does it seem to be done in a manner that would allow it to be used as a library by other programs (unless anything has changed since I last looked).

Maybe I've missed something as really we'd just need to get the WACUP streaming server output accessed from the chromecast device but it's how to get that working which if there is a sensible way of doing it then I would be willing to support it.

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Re: Chromecast Support
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2020, 09:53:15 PM »
Maybe I've missed something as really we'd just need to get the WACUP streaming server output accessed from the chromecast device but it's how to get that working which if there is a sensible way of doing it then I would be willing to support it.

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This is what I've been trying to do, but I don't know how to send the audio to the chromecast device from windows.

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Re: Chromecast Support
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2021, 03:48:19 PM »
Are there any plans? This would make wacup perfect

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Re: Chromecast Support
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2021, 05:29:03 PM »

I agree.  Keep us posted.

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Re: Chromecast Support
« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2021, 08:38:50 PM »
Would love if this were possible!

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Re: Chromecast Support
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2022, 04:04:42 PM »
No one has pointed me to a simple nicely licensed implementation that could be used to even attempt to implement this request (I'm not going to hack up VLC source code, etc especially as I think it's then at odds on code licensing). So until there's some nice way to do it from a traditional DESKTOP program it's not going to happen & I doubt Google have done anything to help either as it's all about Chrome/mobile when I last looked.

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