Cast XBMC to TV using Windows - New, Easier Solution

vibajajo64

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Updated - This is a how to on Casting Xbmc from Computer to TV for Free using the Chrome Browser. No more player core factory file needed and seems to play all formats.

http://youtu.be/4tm7-micx1s Instructional Video

Step 1. Go into Chrome Browser and add the Google Cast Extension at
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/d...kmllpafd?hl=en

Step 2. Download and install XBMC Windows version 13.1 Gotham at
http://xbmc.org/download/

Step 3. Demonstration

Start Chromecast

Open Chrome Browser....Hit Google Cast Button....Cast this Tab to Beta-Click down arrow on far right.....Cast Entire Screen-Experimental.....Click your Chromecast......Click Yes to Screen Sharing Request.

Start XBMC

Start your show and Chromecast automatically finds the Chrome Browser and plays the video on your Big TV.

Good Luck!
 
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vibajajo64

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Can someone with a Mac let me know if this works for them.

Thanks,

Updated - This is a how to on Casting Xbmc from Computer to TV for Free using the Chrome Browser. No more player core factory file needed and seems to play all formats.

http://youtu.be/4tm7-micx1s Instructional Video

Step 1. Go into Chrome Browser and add the Google Cast Extension at
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/d...kmllpafd?hl=en

Step 2. Download and install XBMC Windows version 13.1 Gotham at
http://xbmc.org/download/

Step 3. Demonstration

Start Chromecast

Open Chrome Browser....Hit Google Cast Button....Cast this Tab to Beta-Click down arrow on far right.....Cast Entire Screen-Experimental.....Click your Chromecast......Click Yes to Screen Sharing Request.

Start XBMC

Start your show and Chromecast automatically finds the Chrome Browser and plays the video on your Big TV.

Good Luck!
 

Columbo

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I tried the above instructions but when I select a TV show it gives me a download dialog rather than playing the movie. Why is it doing that and how do I remedy this problem? I am using Windows 7 on my laptop.

Thanks
 
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