The Google Chromecast is a very valuable device for the big screen lovers eventually it has the ability to transform your mini-screen into the bigger screen available at your home like the LCD or LED television. Interestingly the Google has launched the updated Google Chromecast 3 which has the new features and elements however now you are also able to use VLC streamer for Chromecast, the detailed description below will let you understand all the steps to follow subsequently, to enjoy the non-stop streaming. VLC was keen to bring that synchronization with the Chrome cast for very long and finally, now it is launched with the VLC player 3.0. Your experience for VLC streamer to Chrome cast varies up to the media files and the version of VLC player so make sure you are on latest version with the compatible media files.
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First, the basic requirement of the procedure is to have the updated VLC Player 3.0 for Windows and Mac, then you need the Google Chrome cast, one LED or LCD television screen supportive of the device software further it is also compatible with the Android TV device like the NVIDIA SHIELD.
After the required stuff the next step is to ensure that the Chromecast and the television are powered on. There is one of the issues that you won’t be able to find the Cast icon in VLC Player instead you will have to follow these steps click Playback > Renderer > Scan. If your Chromecast already appears in the menu, click on it in the list.
Here comes the step 3 to stream from the VLC Player, this step consist these mentioned steps open a video file in VLC and click the “Play” button. Use the Media > Open File menu or just drag and drop a video file from your file manager onto the VLC window. There will be an “Insecure site” prompt in the next moment when you will play the video for that Click “View certificate” to view your Chromecast’s security certificate.
The next step here is to Click “Accept Permanently” to accept your Chromecast’s certificate. This is almost the final step and after that, the video will be playing immediately on your Chromecast after you agree, with your Chromecast streaming the file from the VLC player on your computer. For controlling there are options available in the VLC window to pause, fast forward, rewind, and otherwise control playback.
This is an additional step for the future usage of VLC Player there will just one thing you will have to do and that is to Playback > Render menu to scan and connect. Afterward, this will not bring the certificate prompt on the screen and you can play video files without accepting the certificate prompt again.
Well, this feature is in the development phase and may be much improved with time, right now you may experience some missed frames or voice desynchronization on your videos but there will be the fully functional support for that very soon without any lagging.