Google Cast API Reference

This reference provides API documentation for two types of applications:

  • A sender application that manages the user interaction with the content and runs on the device the user is holding.
  • A receiver application that runs on the Google Cast receiver device connected to the display.

See the following overviews for more information about developing with these APIs:

Sender application APIs

For sender applications, Google Cast supports development for the Android, iOS, and Chrome platforms with the following documentation.

Receiver application APIs

The receiver application is a Chrome application running on the receiver device; use the API to create a custom receiver application. The Media Player Library provides your application with a media player. The APIs are documented here:

Resource files

See API Libraries to download the libraries for the above APIs.