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Sample Apps

Here are some sample applications that you can use to get started with developing your own Google Cast application.

Reference apps

The reference apps listed here are those that comply with the Google Cast Design Checklist and follow Google Cast development best practices. Use these apps as a starting point when developing your app for Google Cast.

Name Description Android iOS Chrome Receiver MPL
CastVideos-android Design Checklist compliant Android sender to Cast videos.
CastVideos-ios Design Checklist compliant iOS sender to Cast videos.
CastVideos-chrome Design Checklist compliant Chrome sender to Cast videos.
Cast-Player-Sample Design Checklist compliant receiver.

Other sample apps

Here are some additional sample apps that demonstrate the Google Cast SDK. Also, the Android SDK includes 2 samples apps under Google Play services in extras.

Name Description Android iOS Chrome Receiver MPL
CastCompanionLibrary-android Android library project for adding Cast features to existing apps.
HelloText-Android Android sender application to send and receive text messages.
HelloText-ios iOS sender application to send and receive text messages.
HelloText-Chrome Chrome sender application to send and receive text messages.
hello-cast-video-ios Basic iOS sender application to cast a Video.
CastMedia-chrome Chrome sender to Cast various media.
CastHelloVideo-chrome Basic Chrome sender application to cast a Video.
cast-sender-tool-sample Basic Chrome sender for videos.
CastMediaPlayerStreamingDRM Chrome sender to play adaptive and DRM video streams.
Cast-Simple-Receiver Basic custom receiver.
cast-custom-receiver-sample Custom receiver to play media.
cast-chrome-tictactoe Chrome sender for TicTacToe game.
TicTacToe Receiver Receiver for TicTacToe game.
CastVideoLooping-receiver Receiver to loop a single video using MSE.
Cast-Media-Player-Library-Sample Receiver on how to use the MPL.
CastPresentation-Android Android sender on how to use the Android Presentation API with Google Cast devices.
Closed Captioning Controlling closed captioning with a custom namespace channel.
CastVideosPlaylist-chrome How to cast a video playlist using a custom namespace channel.
MediaRouter Android sender shows different ways to use the Media Router to display the Cast button.
cast-support-media-server Basic web server with CORS configured to host media files.