Chromecast is a great way to turn your TV into a smart Tv. You can simply plugin the handy device into the HDMI port. The device works similar to the Apple TV however, the device alone is of no use unless you have an internet connection or chromecast-compatible apps with which it can do wonders for you.
Here is a list of the most handy and best Chromecast app that you can use.
Developed by Koushik Dutta, this is considered the best streaming app that is capable of streaming anything from not only your chromecast but also from your Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Xbox 360, Roku and more. You can get the app for $4.99 whereas a free version is also available that lets you stream with 5 minutes viewing limit for each session.
VideoStream is much like a VLC player which can stream movies, videos, mp3 and mp4 content right from your computer to your TV without any additional plugins needed.
Twitch has also added support for Chromecast. The app lets you stream game videos, play your favorite games and also receive broadcasts and watch other player play your favorite games.
The famous radio streaming app now comes with Chromecast support where you can explore more than 100 radio channels, browse genres and also customize your stations and more.
The Trivia game gets compatible with Chromecast where you can add upto 5 of your friends and answer Trivia questions in as little time as you can to be the winner. The questions are displayed on the bigger screen while each one of you will answer the questions from your devices.
The famous music and radio streaming app has been designed to run with Chromecast and lets you stream several music genres, radio channels, news, sports channels, shows and more.
For those of you living in UK, good news is that you can now stream live TV, broadcasts and shows not only on your mobile device but on your TV as well through Chromecast compatible BBC iPlayer.
The app is capable of finding and deriving media from DLNA devices and servers as well as cloud storage and through your Chromecast you will be able to send or receive DLNA streams.
The famous Video streaming app is a great platform to explore latest content and keeps you updated with new releases from your selected favorite artists. The app has compatibility with Chromecast and so now you can stream the videos on your TV as well in full HD.
The drawing app lets you draw on your mobile device with several brushes, colors and brush adjuster options and while you draw on your phone, you can see it pop on your TV’s screen thanks to its Chromecast compatibility.
Pocket Casts is one of the Podcast player and catcher app that has the ability to sync between multiple devices and supports streaming for both audio and video content.
This is not the best movie-streaming app as far as the number of latest content is considered however, it does have featured movies and a list of famous ones to choose from and watch with its comfortable interface.
Another one of the video streaming apps that gives you access to content from TV and movies and brings latest content from many TV serials while giving unlimited streaming on your TV through Chromecast.
It gives you access to you personal media files, photos, videos, music and movies from your computer or mobile device as well as your cloud storage and lets you watch your content on TV.
The app will cost you $0.99 and you can set your Chromecast homescreen just the way you like with weather, time and date, News feed, Traffic updates and much more.
Want to turn your TV Screen into a powerpoint slideshow ? If so then this app will let you see photos from your social media account on your TV screen. The app can connect with your social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Instagram and more. The app is available for free and the Premium version can be bought for $0.99.
This app is basically for the ones who love to play classic games like Snake, Tetris, Ping pong and more while with support from Chromecast, you can play these games on your TV as well.
Lastly, you will need an app that will collect and organize all of your favorite Chromecast apps, putting them in categories to make it easier for you to find them.