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Currently Supported Platforms

  • .Net Framework 4.5.1
  • Xamarin.iOS Unified
  • Xamarin.Android
  • UWP 10+ (Windows 10 Universal Programs)

Build status

This project is on beta stage (There might be breaking changes and supported platforms might change)

SharpCaster is Chromecast C# SDK for Windows, Windows Phone, .NET 4.5.1, Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android platforms.

The nuget package NuGet Status

PM> Install-Package SharpCaster

Getting started

Finding chromecast devices from network

ObservableCollection<Chromecast> chromecasts = await ChromecastService.Current.StartLocatingDevices();
//If that does not return devices on desktop then you can use this, Where is your machines local ip
ObservableCollection<Chromecast> chromecasts = await ChromecastService.Current.StartLocatingDevices(";

Connecting to chromecast device, launch application and load media

var chromecast = chromecasts.First();
SharpCasterDemoController _controller;
ChromecastService.Current.ChromeCastClient.ConnectedChanged += async delegate { if (_controller == null)_controller = await ChromecastService.Current.ChromeCastClient.LaunchSharpCaster(); };
ChromecastService.Current.ChromeCastClient.ApplicationStarted += 
async delegate { 
	while (_controller == null)
		await Task.Delay(500);

	await _controller.LoadMedia("", "video/mp4");

SharpCaster Simple

SharpCaster Simple demo


Contributing is encouraged! Please submit pull requests, open issues etc. However, to ensure we end up with a good result and to make my life a little easier, could I please request that;

  • All changes be made in a feature branch, not in master, and please don't submit PR's directly against master.

Thanks! I look forward to merge your contribution.