1. TO a Chromecast, SmartTVs, Roku, Nexus Player, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV or Stick, Sony Bravia, Samsung, LG, Panasonic and other SmartTVs, Sonos, Xbox 360, Xbox One or other DLNA Devices.
Option A: Install LocalCast Directly on Your Fire Stick
- LocalCast Fire Stick app can be found by going to the Apps section on the home screen » Scroll through the available apps, » Select Get when you find "LocalCast for Chromecast, Roku, Fire TV, Smart TV" (the one you want).
NB: The apps you'll find here are listed under different categories, which makes it easier to find what you're looking for.
- How to Download LocalCast Using the Search Function:
- Launch your Fire Stick and select the search (magnifying glass) icon from the top menu. You can find this in the top-left corner of your screen.
- Type "LocalCast" in the search bar. You will be shown some suggestions. Select "LocalCast for Chromecast, Roku, Fire TV, Smart TV" from the list.
- Click on "Get" or "Download" (You will see the Download button only if you have downloaded LocalCast in the past.).
- Wait for the download to finish and select Open to launch the LocalCast app.
Option B: Sideload LocalCast app on your Amazon FireStick / Fire TV
Amazon's Fire TV devices run a heavily modified version of Android, which means you can install some Android apps on them. While the built-in Amazon Appstore has a wide selection of apps and games, you can also install software that is not available through the official store if you have the APK file.
Note also that Fire TV devices are not fully compatible with all Android apps - many games and apps are designed for a touchscreen and not a physical remote.
- From your device's home screen, hover over the "Find" option. Click on "Search." Search for "Downloader". Select the Downloader app. Click on "Download".
- Once Downloader is installed, go back to your device's home screen and open Settings » My Fire TV » Developer Options » Install Unknown Apps. You'll see the Downloader app. Click on it. This will set "Unknown Sources" to "On" for the Downloader app, which will enable side-loading on your device..
- Now open the Downloader app. A popup will appear asking if Downloader is allowed to access the files on your device. Click on "Allow".
- A popup called "Quick Start Guide" will now appear. Click 'Ok".
- You will now see a URL field. Place your cursor in the URL field and click the OK button on your remote control to open the keyboard.
- Type the following URL exactly as it is listed here -
https://7techgirl.com/cid/266984 and click "Go"
- LocalCast for Chromecast, Roku, Fire TV, Smart TV apk file will start downloading. Wait until the file download is finished.
- After LocalCast is downloaded, click "Install" on the next popup. Your LocalCast for Chromecast, Roku, Fire TV, Smart TV APK will now be installed.
- After the download, you may be prompted to remove the installation file and free up space on your device. Click "Delete" to delete the file. You are now done.
- The installed LocalCast for Chromecast, Roku, Fire TV, Smart TV app is now located under - Apps & Channels » See All.
LocalCast for Chromecast, Roku, Fire TV, Smart TV is an Apk android app that was developed by Stefan Pledl. It belongs to the Video Players & Editors genre. The latest version of is version 126.96.36.199 and the it requires 4.4W to run it. If your Firestick runs on a higher android version than this, you have nothing to worry about.
LocalCast is the number one casting solution on Android with over 10,000,000 users!
Send videos, music or pictures
FROM your phone or tablet, other apps, NAS (DLNA/UPnP or Samba), Google Drive, Google+, Dropbox or a webpage
TO a Chromecast, SmartTVs, Roku, Nexus Player, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV or Stick, Sony Bravia, Samsung, LG, Panasonic and other SmartTVs, Sonos, Xbox 360, Xbox One or other DLNA Devices.
If you have a problem with LocalCast, please see the FAQ (english only right now):
// Unique features
- Zoom & rotate & pan (Chromecast & other Google Cast devices)
- NAS: SMB access
- Subtitles: Opensubtitle.org integration
Subtitles only work with Chromecast and Apple TV 4
Be aware that the Chromecast only supports a couple of format/codecs.
It can read containers like mp4, mkv, 3gp and m4v, but all these containers can use different codecs.
If something doesn't work, please visit the FAQ (english only right now): www.localcast-app.com/faq
On a Chromecast:
Rotate, zoom and pan pictures easily from the "Now playing" screen, touch the
button with the four arrows.
Subtitles work with Chromecast and Apple TV 4:
- Use the Opensubtitles.org integration
- Touch a subtitle file after you started a video
Subtitles in the same folder are added automatically.
You can set a subtitle folder which will be searched.
Subtitle timing, font, background and color can be changed.
Subtitle encoding in the settings: e.g. for arabic subtitles choose UTF-8
Some DLNA servers add information about subtitles, some don't.
// Wireless headphones (beta)
Touch "Route audio to phone" on the "Now playing" screen, to stream the sound to your phone.
It's impossible to sync this automatically and network delays make it hard.
This feature is in beta: it might work most of the time.
// Chromecast supported formats
// Recommended PC software to convert your files:
// In app purchases:
The app is free and ads supported, all purchases unlock all Pro version features:
- No ads
- Search (device only)
- Video preview when seeking on the "Now playing" screen
There are subscriptions "/month", "/year" and one time purchases.
I am just one independent developer working on my apps whenever I can, without a big budget for testing on various devices.
If you find a bug please contact me via Google+ or email and I'll try to fix it ASAP!
// App logo
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Allow WiFi Multicast: for the server
Your accounts: To log you into Google Services
Phone state/identity: Pause/Resume on incoming calls
// Anonymous Usage Statistics:
This App gathers anonymous usage statistics through Firebase Analytics to find bugs and enhance future user experience.
You can opt out by deactivating this option in the App's settings.