Considering YouTube is a Google service, it's a given that it would be among the flagship apps taking advantage of Chromecast in order to beam your videos straight to your wide-screen TV. While watching it on a touchscreen is okay, it's a much better experience streamed to the big screen.

Whether you're into art, design, philosophy or philanthropy, TED is bound to inspire and entertain. Plex Android, iOS is an acclaimed media center app that lets you create your own media server on a PC and stream your videos, movies and music straight to your Android or iOS device.

Plex delivers a rich browsing and player experience, with support for enhanced metadata, posters and other details as you browse through your media library. Videostream lets you cast videos from your desktop straight to your TV.

It takes advantage of your desktop or laptop's muscle power to do the transcoding necessary to support more than video and audio codecs out of the box, with subtitle support.

In practical terms, that means that Videostream will play almost any media file you throw at it, from ubiquitous MP3s and MP4s, to more esoteric formats such as MKV.

The player extension is free, with an optional subscription or lifetime purchase to unlock extra features like playlists and customizable subtitle support.

Videostream also features a pair of mobile remote controls for Android and iOS. Crunchyroll Android , iOS is a a streaming media service that focuses on bringing the latest and greatest Japanese anime and J-dramas to their viewers.

Featuring shows from a variety of genres and hits such as Naruto, Sword Art Online and RWBY, Crunchyroll has a lot to offer for fans of big eyes and small mouths, and it also comes with built-in Chromecast support so you can stream from your mobile device to your TV.

Free users can access a limited library of series, while premium subscribers can access the entire library, as well as simulcast episodes of selected series broadcast on the same day as in Japan.

Watching other people play video games is more popular than it's ever been. Twitch Android , iOS lets you watch everything from eSports championship matches to everyday play-throughs of Bloodborne, all in real time.

Follow well-known streaming personalities, watch your friends or just dive in and see if someone's discovered a great new game that you could be playing.

Tricky Titans Android , iOS has you and up to five friends competing in a fun local multiplayer game driven by the Chromecast and your smartphones or tablets. Each player takes the role of competing giants, each trying to protect their village, either by blocking, attacking other titans, or charging up to empower their next turn's action.

The player who has taken the least damage at the end of a set number of rounds wins the game. It's a fun combination of cute graphics and careful bluffing, planning and diplomacy that makes for a fun couch multiplayer experience with friends.

Crackle Android , iOS is a free, ad-supported streaming service for a rotating selection of TV shows and movies. It can now cast to Google Chromecast via its mobile apps and its Chrome browser app.

While the content is primarily focused on Sony's offerings, it's a nice free option if you don't want to add another paid subscription to your cart. Although Chromecast has access to individual apps for most major league sports, you could also leverage your cable subscription to get them all at once.

Using this app, you can not only watch live TV from eight ESPN networks but also check out recorded shows and exciting highlights on demand.

Need help setting up a new Chromecast? Check out our Chromecast setup guide which also comes with some handy suggestions on what else you can do with the device.

Looking for new shows to stream to your screen? We've got you covered with a list of some of the best shows to binge-watch. Don't want to be a slave to Big Cable anymore?

Look up our guide to cord-cutting and pick out an HDTV Antenna so you don't miss out on local news or sports. Once upon a time, we might've recommended that you download Rdio as your go-to Chromecast music streaming app.

Unfortunately, however, the music streaming gods saw fit to cast Rdio into the abyss and, for awhile, the world was audio-less. Set your stream to Kbps in the settings, sit back, relax and enjoy your new favorite streaming app.

Let there be sound. Google Play Music is the ultimate player for anyone heavily invested in the Mountain View company's audio store. Able to stream tunes from your library as well as from a massive catalog of on-demand music, Google one-ups the competition by adding Chromecast support to its iOS and Android Google Play Music apps.

We've sung Plex's praises before: the media center app takes TV shows and movies stored on your PC and streams them conveniently to your phone. Plex's best trick, however, is that it can send this stream to your Chromecast, effectively giving you a set-top box with access to any movie or TV show you can possibly imagine.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, being so big and so bright the channel offers a free app that works with Chromecast. On it you'll find new episodes of the Doctor and Looper, as well as need-to-know news stories.

Of course if you don't have your handset handy you can always stream from your laptop or tablet to the big screen, too. As well as its own Spotify Connect, the world's biggest streaming service also allows you to use Google's Chromecast to play music either through your stereo or TV.

If you opt for the latter then you'll see your currently playing track displayed on screen, but we imagine most people will opt to play Spotify through a Chromecast Audio to get their stereo streaming-connected.

With an increasing number of streaming speakers on the market now supporting Spotify Connect you might not need to plug in a Chromecast, but this is a great option for anyone looking to upgrade an old stereo.

AllCast offers an all-in-one way to take movies, music and pictures from your small screen and shoot it to your dongle. The free version slots in a few annoying ads and limits video length to a few minutes, but for frugal streamers it's the easiest, most effective method to taking your content from your mobile device to the big screen.

AllCast is available on iOS and Android. Only the free version is available in the UK. At this point we've covered the best ways to share movies, music, TV shows and photos with Chromecast, but what if you want to show off some good ol' web pages?

For that your best bet is Chrome. Like using a web browser on a desktop, the mobile versions of Google Chrome essentially mirror your screen, letting everyone around see what you're seeing on your phone.

With Spotify Connect being included in an increasing amount of speakers, Tidal users were starting to feel slightly left out when it came to getting their music streaming to speakers around the house.

Thankfully a recent update to the service now means that Tidal users can enjoy lossless CD-quality music around the house, which continues to leave Spotify in the dust in terms of pure music quality.

Finding a rock-solid Chromecast game is the equivalent of finding a needle in a haystack. More entertaining games have made their way onto the system see: Tricky Titans, Big Web Quiz and Monopoly Dash , but they're few and far between.

Tricky Titans takes your standard rock-paper-scissors game and adds in up to four ogres dead-set on destroying each other's town by hurling pieces of your settlement at your opponents. It's silly, hokey and not overly complex, but Tricky Titans is a fun party game that will hold your attention just long enough to have a good time.

Need to entertain your kids on a rainy day? Download Just Dance Now. With dozens of songs to dance along to, Just Dance Now is the perfect port of Ubisoft's long-running rhythm game.

The magic of Just Dance Now is that it doesn't require any fancy technology to work - all you need is your smartphone and a Chromecast or Apple TV, smart TV, etc to get up and moving.

How does it work if the game can't actually see how you're moving? Just Dance Now uses the gyroscopic sensors in your smartphone to get a sense of your movements.

In practice it's a bit imprecise, but it's still a fantastic, fun and moderately inexpensive way to keep kids or kids at heart entertained. Just Dance Now is available for free on iOS and Android, although the game does use microtransactions to play multiple songs.

Twitch is a gamer's paradise. With thousands of streams going on around the clock, there's always a new game to watch or streamer to laugh at. Best of all, because Twitch's app is Chromecast-enabled, the party doesn't have to stop on your small screen.

Whether you're an eSports fan, a retro enthusiast or just want to watch someone beat Super Mario World in under 27 minutes Now TV is Sky Broadcasting's own streaming service, which allows you to get access to Sky's excellent portfolio of shows, movies and sports without paying for a full Sky satellite subscription.

What makes it an excellent Chromecast app, however, is the fact that it can be used to stream the service onto platforms that currently don't have a native Now TV app. However, if you have Now TV installed on your phone then you can use this to 'Cast content to your big screen.

It's not the perfect solution, but it does make Now TV one of the prime examples of why Google Cast is such a great technology.

While Dailymotion has long felt like the poor man's YouTube, the video streaming app has found an even footing on Google's small streaming dongle.

The app here is just as easy to use as YouTube and, moreover, filled with a lot less advertisements. If you're looking to spend more time watching videos than you do watching advertisements, Dailymotion might be a better option.

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Not only does it handle local content, but AllCast supports streaming photos and videos from cloud storage such as Dropbox and Google Plus.

The official YouTube app Android, iOS puts the power of the world's most dynamic video-sharing network at your fingertips, with mobile streaming, video search, playlists, channels and video recommendations.

Considering YouTube is a Google service, it's a given that it would be among the flagship apps taking advantage of Chromecast in order to beam your videos straight to your wide-screen TV.

While watching it on a touchscreen is okay, it's a much better experience streamed to the big screen. Whether you're into art, design, philosophy or philanthropy, TED is bound to inspire and entertain.

Plex Android, iOS is an acclaimed media center app that lets you create your own media server on a PC and stream your videos, movies and music straight to your Android or iOS device.

Plex delivers a rich browsing and player experience, with support for enhanced metadata, posters and other details as you browse through your media library.

Videostream lets you cast videos from your desktop straight to your TV. It takes advantage of your desktop or laptop's muscle power to do the transcoding necessary to support more than video and audio codecs out of the box, with subtitle support.

In practical terms, that means that Videostream will play almost any media file you throw at it, from ubiquitous MP3s and MP4s, to more esoteric formats such as MKV. The player extension is free, with an optional subscription or lifetime purchase to unlock extra features like playlists and customizable subtitle support.

Videostream also features a pair of mobile remote controls for Android and iOS. Crunchyroll Android , iOS is a a streaming media service that focuses on bringing the latest and greatest Japanese anime and J-dramas to their viewers.

Featuring shows from a variety of genres and hits such as Naruto, Sword Art Online and RWBY, Crunchyroll has a lot to offer for fans of big eyes and small mouths, and it also comes with built-in Chromecast support so you can stream from your mobile device to your TV.

Free users can access a limited library of series, while premium subscribers can access the entire library, as well as simulcast episodes of selected series broadcast on the same day as in Japan.

Watching other people play video games is more popular than it's ever been. Twitch Android , iOS lets you watch everything from eSports championship matches to everyday play-throughs of Bloodborne, all in real time.

Follow well-known streaming personalities, watch your friends or just dive in and see if someone's discovered a great new game that you could be playing.

Tricky Titans Android , iOS has you and up to five friends competing in a fun local multiplayer game driven by the Chromecast and your smartphones or tablets. Each player takes the role of competing giants, each trying to protect their village, either by blocking, attacking other titans, or charging up to empower their next turn's action.

The player who has taken the least damage at the end of a set number of rounds wins the game. It's a fun combination of cute graphics and careful bluffing, planning and diplomacy that makes for a fun couch multiplayer experience with friends.

Crackle Android , iOS is a free, ad-supported streaming service for a rotating selection of TV shows and movies. It can now cast to Google Chromecast via its mobile apps and its Chrome browser app.

While the content is primarily focused on Sony's offerings, it's a nice free option if you don't want to add another paid subscription to your cart.

Although Chromecast has access to individual apps for most major league sports, you could also leverage your cable subscription to get them all at once. Using this app, you can not only watch live TV from eight ESPN networks but also check out recorded shows and exciting highlights on demand.

Need help setting up a new Chromecast? Check out our Chromecast setup guide which also comes with some handy suggestions on what else you can do with the device. Looking for new shows to stream to your screen?

We've got you covered with a list of some of the best shows to binge-watch. Once upon a time, we might've recommended that you download Rdio as your go-to Chromecast music streaming app.

Unfortunately, however, the music streaming gods saw fit to cast Rdio into the abyss and, for awhile, the world was audio-less. Set your stream to Kbps in the settings, sit back, relax and enjoy your new favorite streaming app.

Let there be sound. Google Play Music is the ultimate player for anyone heavily invested in the Mountain View company's audio store. Able to stream tunes from your library as well as from a massive catalog of on-demand music, Google one-ups the competition by adding Chromecast support to its iOS and Android Google Play Music apps.

We've sung Plex's praises before: the media center app takes TV shows and movies stored on your PC and streams them conveniently to your phone. Plex's best trick, however, is that it can send this stream to your Chromecast, effectively giving you a set-top box with access to any movie or TV show you can possibly imagine.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, being so big and so bright the channel offers a free app that works with Chromecast.

On it you'll find new episodes of the Doctor and Looper, as well as need-to-know news stories. Of course if you don't have your handset handy you can always stream from your laptop or tablet to the big screen, too.

As well as its own Spotify Connect, the world's biggest streaming service also allows you to use Google's Chromecast to play music either through your stereo or TV.

If you opt for the latter then you'll see your currently playing track displayed on screen, but we imagine most people will opt to play Spotify through a Chromecast Audio to get their stereo streaming-connected.

With an increasing number of streaming speakers on the market now supporting Spotify Connect you might not need to plug in a Chromecast, but this is a great option for anyone looking to upgrade an old stereo.

AllCast offers an all-in-one way to take movies, music and pictures from your small screen and shoot it to your dongle. The free version slots in a few annoying ads and limits video length to a few minutes, but for frugal streamers it's the easiest, most effective method to taking your content from your mobile device to the big screen.

AllCast is available on iOS and Android. Only the free version is available in the UK. At this point we've covered the best ways to share movies, music, TV shows and photos with Chromecast, but what if you want to show off some good ol' web pages?

For that your best bet is Chrome. Like using a web browser on a desktop, the mobile versions of Google Chrome essentially mirror your screen, letting everyone around see what you're seeing on your phone.

With Spotify Connect being included in an increasing amount of speakers, Tidal users were starting to feel slightly left out when it came to getting their music streaming to speakers around the house.

Thankfully a recent update to the service now means that Tidal users can enjoy lossless CD-quality music around the house, which continues to leave Spotify in the dust in terms of pure music quality.

Finding a rock-solid Chromecast game is the equivalent of finding a needle in a haystack. More entertaining games have made their way onto the system see: Tricky Titans, Big Web Quiz and Monopoly Dash , but they're few and far between.

Tricky Titans takes your standard rock-paper-scissors game and adds in up to four ogres dead-set on destroying each other's town by hurling pieces of your settlement at your opponents.

It's silly, hokey and not overly complex, but Tricky Titans is a fun party game that will hold your attention just long enough to have a good time. Need to entertain your kids on a rainy day?

Download Just Dance Now. With dozens of songs to dance along to, Just Dance Now is the perfect port of Ubisoft's long-running rhythm game. The magic of Just Dance Now is that it doesn't require any fancy technology to work - all you need is your smartphone and a Chromecast or Apple TV, smart TV, etc to get up and moving.

How does it work if the game can't actually see how you're moving? Just Dance Now uses the gyroscopic sensors in your smartphone to get a sense of your movements.

In practice it's a bit imprecise, but it's still a fantastic, fun and moderately inexpensive way to keep kids or kids at heart entertained. Just Dance Now is available for free on iOS and Android, although the game does use microtransactions to play multiple songs.

Twitch is a gamer's paradise. With thousands of streams going on around the clock, there's always a new game to watch or streamer to laugh at.

Best of all, because Twitch's app is Chromecast-enabled, the party doesn't have to stop on your small screen.

Whether you're an eSports fan, a retro enthusiast or just want to watch someone beat Super Mario World in under 27 minutes Now TV is Sky Broadcasting's own streaming service, which allows you to get access to Sky's excellent portfolio of shows, movies and sports without paying for a full Sky satellite subscription.

What makes it an excellent Chromecast app, however, is the fact that it can be used to stream the service onto platforms that currently don't have a native Now TV app. However, if you have Now TV installed on your phone then you can use this to 'Cast content to your big screen.

It's not the perfect solution, but it does make Now TV one of the prime examples of why Google Cast is such a great technology. While Dailymotion has long felt like the poor man's YouTube, the video streaming app has found an even footing on Google's small streaming dongle.

The app here is just as easy to use as YouTube and, moreover, filled with a lot less advertisements. If you're looking to spend more time watching videos than you do watching advertisements, Dailymotion might be a better option.

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The alternative is to wait for a broadcast on TV, which is normally dubbed — a controversial topic for fans. Whether you opt to use it over Plex, Avia and MediaBrowser is really down to personal preference. The service is ad-supported and as you might expect, most of its content is fairly old. Apps for Chromecast - Your Chromecast Guide. Google Home is the most important app for your Chromecast — period. The little puck sized device can stream a host of shows and movies from your laptop, mobile or tablet with the click of a button — casting it onto your television in 4k or full HD glory. Nevertheless, a free streaming service is useful to have at your disposal, especially when it supports the Chromecast. One of the simplest ways of explaining Google Chromecast is by calling it a universal remote. The app has hundreds of images to choose from — you just find a photo or gallery and then switch it up when you fancy something a little different.

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Google LLC. Using a stereo would need a Chromecast Chromecst, and while playing music on the Just click for source, all what apps play on chromecast information will be what apps play on chromecast on the screen itself. Hundreds of possibilities. Images are also displayed with the Artkick logo in the bottom right-hand corner, which detracts from the experience. Paying the extra moolah will give you access to live and archived matches directly through the app — so you can scream at the TV everytime the ball brushes the back of the net.

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