Videostream by Google
Google has not only evolved as the successful and most reliable search
engine, but it has also developed several other applications which have
enhanced the work performance. Regular Google users can very well
notice novel and unique apps popping up from time to time.
The beginning of this year saw Google opening up several apps on
Chromecast SDK.One of the most popular amongst them is Videostream.
In this fast pacing world, people hardly have enough time to wait for
videos to come up. Hence, they require an easy app to immediately view
several videos is very less time span.
Videostream by Google Chromecast simply enables the user to stream
every local video from personal computer, NAS and from several other
network locations on to the big screen.
Videostream can even read any virtual video or audio saved in system
and automatically stream it up on to the big screen.
In order to start up with Videostream, the user needs to first download it from
Chrome Web Store. It is essential to make note of Videostream being
a Chrome app and not a browsing extension.
Once the app is installed in the system, the user can track and detect it by
clicking on the option of App Launcher which is readily present in the
browser’s toolbar. Also it is essential to first install Google Cast Chrome
Also it is essential to first install Google Cast Chrome Extension. Then the option to
browse the location of the file will appear. The user can select the desired video
that needs to be streamed on the big screen.
The best part about Videostream is that the user can very easily and conveniently
select the file from NAS, external drive, local drive, server or from any location
selected on home network.
Later, the user needs to select upon the Chromecast browser for streaming the
content of the media into it.
The user can then simply send the music or video on big screen through
Then the user needs to launch the app “Videostream” and further click on the
option “Movie to play” button
Videostream works with the help of FFmpeg. What is FFmpeg? FFmpeg is basically a
framework that is used for trans-coding video files with great ease and
It enables and facilitates Videostream in converting any type of file further leading
it to streamlining to Chromecast.
This is the reason behind the success of Chromecast’s Videostream.
For users who are bored of using computer or laptop can easily
download Videostream Chromecast Remote specially made for
Android OS smart phones. This app enables the user to control volume,
playback, playlists, etc… easily from any tablet or Smartphone which is
Android enabled. Unfortunately this app is not available for iPhone
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