Chromecast is a cheap device that will turn your “dumb” TV into a “smart” TV which will be able to run applications, games and stream movies directly from your PC, tablet or smartphone.
Today we’re going to tell you about the top applications that you can use to stream on your Chromecast device. VLC’s developers just confirmed that the application will support Chromecast in the next major update, which means that soon enough, you will be able to use the best video player on your Google Chromecast.
Here are some top applications that you can use on Chromecast:
Are you a person who loves watching sports? Well, then BT Sport is the application for you, as it now supports Chromecast, allowing you to stream content from your tablet or phone to your HDTV. BT Sport allows you to watch the Premier league football, Formula One, MotoGP, Rugby and many more.
Another application that you should use to stream on your Chromecast is CastPad. This drawing application allows you to send your works of art from your mobile device to your HDTV.
Cast Store is a dedicated shop made full with applications that you can use on your mobile device to stream on Chromecast. You will see there over 100 applications and it is good to know that the application is being updated frequently, so you should check out for new applications at least once a week.
If you are a person who likes podcasts, then you will surely want to have PocketCasts installed on your mobile device. Using this application, you will be able to stream the podcasts from your mobile device directly to your HDTV.
If you live in the UK, BBC iPlayer is probably not missing from your mobile device. There is a lot of free content that you can watch without paying a penny. The application can be downloaded from the Google Play Store, allowing you to watch Top Gear or other interesting shows on your HDTV.
TicTacToe is a simple game which you can install on your mobile device to stream and play on your HDTV. In case you are bored and want to do something, this is one little game that will surely make your day better.
Netflix is an application used by a lot of people, allowing you to watch TV shows and movies. At the same time, your tablet or smartphone will “behave” like a remote, allowing you to pause, stop or change the volume on your HDTV.
The Plex application allows you to manage and store all your media on your Android device. Using this application, you will be able to stream content from your mobile device to your HDTV without any problems. The application also allows you to play videos from YouTube, which is quite nice.