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    Android Playing MKVs from S4 to Chromecast

    Is their anyway I can play MKVs which are stored locally on my Samsung S4 to a Chromecast?

    I've tried the below apps on my S4 and all I get is picture with no sound:

    AllShare Cast
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    Default Re: Playing MKVs from S4 to Chromecast

    Are they DTS or AC3 audio, if so they are unsupported by chromecast?

    Grab plex server, install it on a PC, grab Plex for android and install it on your phone. Play your videos through plex (which will transcode the video/audio on the fly) and voila sorted.

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    Default Re: Playing MKVs from S4 to Chromecast

    +1 for plex.

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    Default Re: Playing MKVs from S4 to Chromecast

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    Default Re: Playing MKVs from S4 to Chromecast

    Bubble upmp try and give that ago

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    Default Re: Playing MKVs from S4 to Chromecast

    Get the beta version of chromecast software (use google to find it). This will cast anything on your screen to your TV.
    I use MX Player and able to stream these to the TV.

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    Default Re: Playing MKVs from S4 to Chromecast

    Plex wont work for me when I try this? Plugged my chromecast in to my projector?

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    Default Re: Playing MKVs from S4 to Chromecast

    plex. takes a minute or two to buffer with on the fly serving to the chromecast.

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    Default Re: Playing MKVs from S4 to Chromecast

    Quote Originally Posted by feargr0und View Post
    Plex wont work for me when I try this? Plugged my chromecast in to my projector?
    10 posts in very short order, slightly better than most post count boosters so you have the benefit of the doubt, tread carefully. . . .
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