Cast Xbmc .Flv files using VLC Player

vibajajo64

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This is a how to on Casting Xbmc .FLV files from Computer to TV using VLC Player, Vidcast and the Chrome Browser.

Video at http://youtu.be/ywfDtspUPOU

Step 1. Go into the Chrome Browser and add the Google Cast Extension at

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/google-cast/boadgeojelhgndaghljhdicfkmllpafd?hl=en

Step 2. Download and install XBMC Windows version 12.3 Frodo at

http://xbmc.org/download/

You need to run xbmc once to set up the proper folders.

Step 3. Download modified VLC playercorefactory.xml at
http://www.mediafire.com/view/b83b9sa39kuxip1/playercorefactory.xml

Place playercorefactory.xml in the userdata folder using the following path.

C:\Program Files (x86)\XBMC\system\

Step 4. Download VLC Player 64 Bit

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-windows.html

Step 5. Demonstration

Start Chromecast

Start XBMC

Start your show and it automatically finds the VLC Player and plays the video.
In VLC:

go to Tools...Media Information: Copy the file link.

go to Media...Stream....Network and paste the file link in the network url box.

Click Stream....Next....Change File to Http..Click Add, set port to 8080, set path to /

Click Next, Make sure Activate Transcoding is checked

Change Profile to Video - VP80 + Vorbis (Webm)

Click Next, Make sure Stream all elementary streams box is checked, dont touch Generated stream output string.

Click Stream

Have the Vidcast link https://dabble.me/cast/?video_link=http://192.168.1.10:8080/ ready to go in the Chromecast browser. You will need to change 192.168.1.10 to your own local IP address.

Press Enter to activate the link. A box will pop up on the right and you will need to hit Chromecast and then Cast.

Good Luck!

Founder Credit to Mathorv
 
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