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ChromeCast support when ??

I have two ChromeCast Audio's that i use in a 'Group' (synced)  to play music in my two living rooms.

For now i have to either use my phone as proxy for the desktop application or the webplayer, which is both unsatisfactory solutions.

When will we have proper support for ChromeCast in the desktop client? (linux)

It is going to happen right?

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Hi @mote, at present, Chromecast support is not possible for desktop programs, as the Google Cast SDK is only available for Android, iOS and Google Chrome.

You can read more about it here: https://developers.google.com/cast/

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Hi @mote, at present, Chromecast support is not possible for desktop programs, as the Google Cast SDK is only available for Android, iOS and Google Chrome.

You can read more about it here: https://developers.google.com/cast/

Thank you for the answer.

Actually, desktop is (unofficially) possible, see https://github.com/xat/castnow
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t's a commandline program that can stream videos to chromecast without a browser, just the terminal - which is desktop based.

Cheers for that @mavanmanen, interesting to see! I think that could be useful for developers, however in my opinion it'd be in Spotify's best interests to only approach desktop support when/if Google decides to officially support desktops for their Cast SDK.

Thanks @mavanmanen I wounder if anybody else knows about this.

 

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