Movies stream Windows laptop with VLC to a Google ChromeCast

In this Movies guide, Windows streams. I’m going to explain to you how to stream movies with the VLC program. To your Google Chromecast.

Make sure you have the latest version of VLC player. Otherwise, you may not be unable to stream.

Install VLC player

We need to be the first to install VLC. If you haven’t already.

You can download the latest version of VLC player from: http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-windows.nl.html.

If VLC is downloaded. Start the Setup.exe.

vlc-english

Select English now. And then click Ok.

vlc installation wizard

Now Next.

vlc license

Then again Next.

vlc plugins installation

Press Next.

vlc install-windows

And now click Install.

We’re going to have to wait a little bit now.

vlc start-up windows

When the installation is complete. Then click Finish.

vlc continue

VLC is now starting.

You will now receive the above notification.

Click Continuenow.

Stream movies with VLC

The Google ChromeCast should be on. The HDMI and USB cable of the Google ChromeCast must be connected. If you turn on the Google Chromecast. Then it may take a while before it is available. When you see the background. Then the Google Chromecast is ready to stream.

Now go to the VLC program.

vlc stream

Click Play. Dan Renderer.

You’ll now see your devices where you can stream to here. In this example, I stream to the Sport space. The Dining Room is in this case a Google Mini. It only supports sound hence another icon.

Now click Media and then Open.

Find the file for what you want to stream.

vlc streaming performance warning

You can get this meldign now. Click Ok, don’t warn me again.

The file will now be streamed to your Gooogle ChromeCast.

This was the Windows Movies Guide to your Google ChromeCast.

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