1. wxrusss8's Avatar
    I just noticed the apps Avia and Real Player Cloud are supported and can cast local media from my device to the Chromecast. Awesome!

    Sorry if this has been discussed before, I thought there might be a few folks that didn't know.

    Posted via Android Central App
    01-26-2014 08:20 AM
  2. joselito76's Avatar
    On Avia you have to do an in app purchase to enable the chromecast features

    Posted via Android Central App
    01-31-2014 11:25 PM
  3. Jab73180's Avatar
    Does a via work well?

    -Jason
    02-02-2014 07:40 AM
  4. fuzzylumpkin's Avatar
    Does a via work well?

    -Jason
    It's worked very well for me, mainly used for streaming from my NAS/file server using my phone as a remote. If you just wanna stream from your phone, maybe real player, which is free, will do you. But avia is worth the money IMO.

    Posted via Android Central App
    02-02-2014 08:09 AM
  5. jpr's Avatar
    Does a via work well?

    -Jason
    Avia is very limited. It does not do transcoding and has trouble with even some supported codecs. I bought it but don't use it because of how few files it can actually cast. Unless you know all the files you want to play are supported, I wouldn't waste my money. Plex and Real Player Cloud both do transcoding and are far more useful than Avia for most people. But a small percentage of people with specific needs can benefit from Avia.
    Jab73180 likes this.
    02-02-2014 03:51 PM

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