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AllCast Receiver for Chrome lets you stream media to any desktop Chrome browser
ClockwordMod’s Koushik Dutta has taken streaming to the next level with AllCast. It has been associated to the popular Chromecast dongle because both became popular at around the same time, but there is much more to AllCast than just Cast support. This is the epitome of local streaming services.
AllCast supports streaming to other smart TV devices, consoles, Blu-ray players and more. In fact, they recently added support for streaming to any other Android device, and today Koushik Dutta is taking on another platform by securing its presence in Chrome for desktop (on any device that can support full Chrome).
AllCast Receiver for Chrome supports anything the Android app can throw at it, including audio, video, closed captions, music, mirroring and more. Really, it is only limited to what the app can do. This includes size limitations if you are using the trial version.
How to use AllCast for Chrome
Simply go and download AllCast for Chrome from the Chrome Web Store. After it’s installed, run it and the app will appear on a separate window. Open the AllCast app (which you can download from the Google Play Store), select your Chrome browser as a receiver and stream away!
It’s really that simple. Do keep in mind AllCast for Chrome requires the newest AllCast app version. This update has started rolling out, so make sure you get it from the Google Play Store if you haven’t yet.
Just in case a written explanation doesn’t cut it, we have also embedded Koush’s demo right above. He tests the main features, so give it a look and enjoy!