Streaming Media to TV Worry-free Entertainment

Have you noticed?

Did you know?

People stream YouTube, Netflix and local files the most:

youtube, netflix

35% YouTube

34% Netflix

13% Local Files (on PC and Mobile)

12%Other Video Streaming Services

5% Music Streaming Services

Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV are the top 3 hot media streamers:

              13 Million Sales  
        10 Million Sales      
  5 Million Sales        
         
  Chromecast   Roku   Apple TV  

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But people also complain about meeting problems

Fear not, That's where we come in.

Troubleshooting

troubleshooting for common streaming problems

49% Not Enough Local File Format Supported

24% Not Enough Online Channels Supported

9% Hard to Manage Local Files

2%Hard to Set Up

16% Others

Note: Data from a poll in Chromecast circle of Google+

quick solution Quick Solution

Q Not Enough Local File Format Supported

AUse a Video Converter (like Zamzar) or Third Party Tools (like Allcast)

Q Not Enough Online Channels Supported

AUse Third Party Tools (like PlayOn or Dreamstream)

Q Hard to Manage Local Files

AUse Third Party Tools (like Plex)

Chromecast

chromecast

Supported media format

support non support
MP4, WebM, MP3, AAC, WAV VOB, MTS, MOV...

Can stream local video from
iOS&Android to TV or not

non support

Roku

roku

Supported media format

support non support
MKV, MP4, MOV, WMV, MP3, AAC VOB, MTS, AVI...

Can stream local video from
PC to TV or not

non support

Apple TV

apple tv

Supported media format

support non support
M4V, MP4, MOV, AVI, MP3, AAC, AIFF, WAV VOB, MTS, MKV...

Can stream local video from
Android to TV or not

non support

More Heads-up tips

xbox ps

Do you guys know Xbox and PS3 can stream your local media to TV? Check out more >

chromecast tips

Still use your computer freely when streaming media to Chromecast. Check out more >

install roku channel

Roku enables you to install third-party channels. Have no ideas about it? Check out more >

For Beginners

Still a newbie in this streaming to TV field? Are you still hesitating? People say they really have enjoyed themselves on the big screen. So what do you say? Come join us and start from choosing a streaming device. Then equip yourself with a great third-party tool to solve all problems.

Choose a Streaming Device to Start

Start from what device you have:

Samsung Galaxy S IV/S2 Samsung Galaxy Tab 2/Samsung Galaxy Note 2/Motorola Moto X/HTC One/ Nexus 4/Nexus 5/Google Nexus 7 (2012)/Google Nexus 7 (2013)

Choose a Third-party Tool to Assist

Choose any one of the following tools to help you go through your journey of streaming media to TV. Enjoy!

allcast

1. Android app (iOS version in its way)

2. Support all formats

3. Support all media streamers

check out more >

wondershare video converter ultimate

1. Desktop app (Windows and Mac version)

2. Support all formats

3. Support all media streamers

check out more >

plex

1. For all platforms

2. Support all formats

3. Support all media streamers

4. Manage files

check out more >

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Ask the Expert

If you have any problems when you are streaming you local media to TV, we are here to help out.

Wondershare Editor

Christine Smith

Expert in dealing with all issues concerning media, devices and others. Fond of electronic devices, technology and pop culture.

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