Google Cast Design Checklist

The design checklist below is provided to make the Cast user experience simple and predictable across all platforms. Early research and experience with Google Cast has led to the development of this checklist. Following these guidelines when designing your app will ensure the best Cast experience for your users.

Review the Google Cast Games UX Guidelines for best practices when designing a game for Cast.

Review the Google Cast Autoplay UX Guidelines for best practices when designing an autoplay/queueing experience for Cast.

Also, for a video overview and general guidelines to developing user experience for Cast, see UX Guidelines.


Images used in this guide are courtesy of the Blender Foundation, shared under copyright or Creative Commons license.

  • Elephant's Dream: (c) copyright 2006, Blender Foundation / Netherlands Media Art Institute /
  • Sintel: (c) copyright Blender Foundation |
  • Tears of Steel: (CC) Blender Foundation |
  • Big Buck Bunny: (c) copyright 2008, Blender Foundation /