AllCast just keeps getting better… and better… and better. After bringing AllCast Receiver for Android — an app that will allow you to cast all the media you want to any other Android device you own — Koush has brought it in the form of a Chrome extension.
This means you can beam all your photos, video and music to any computer that has a Chrome browser with the plugin installed. This is ideal for folks who might not have any AllCast-capable devices (which pretty much includes any DLNA-compliant device, a Chromecast, and the aforementioned stable of Android devices out there) but happens to own a PC.
A couple of caveats to note: video does come with support for subtitles, but not wireless headphones. You can also use AllCast’s mirroring feature using Mirror+WebRTC, though he notes it’s not ideal. Finally, the extension does require the latest AllCast app update that hit Google Play the other day, so make sure you’re up to date if you plan on using this.
As long as you understand that, though, you can head right here for the extension. More exciting than anything with this launch is the revelation from Koush that an AllCast Sender extension is going to be coming to Chrome soon as well, so we’re definitely keeping our eyes peeled for that one. You can see all this goodness in action with the video embedded above.
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