4 Best Android Apps to Stream Photos & Videos from Cloud to Chromecast

Last Updated: February 19, 2017
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Now you can enjoy videos and photos on big screen TV with Chromecast, no need to stare at your Android mobile screen anymore. You can stream pretty much everything from Android device to your TV, or you can mirror entire phone screen.

In reality, you can convert your TV into Smart TV with this Google Chromecast device that can stream movies, MP3 songs, and photos that you saved on your Android phone or tablet.

You can’t keep movies or large size media files on your Android device especially when you are running out of memory. The quick and easy solution to keep large media files is to move these files into micro SD card or cloud accounts.

Chromecast can give you smooth and stable media streaming from cloud services to your TV with the help of dedicated Android apps for cloud streaming.

These Android apps let Chromecast stream your Photos and Videos from Cloud accounts such as Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, Bitcasa and Box to TV without any complicated setup.

LocalCast for Chromecast

Streaming support: Local Device Files | NAS (DLNA/UPnP or Samba) | Google Drive | Google+ | Dropbox | Web Page.

LocalCast is one of the best casting solutions on Android to cast to Chromecast. It can cast videos, music or pictures.

CloudCasterThis app support to zoom & rotate videos, pictures. Chromecast device video cast supports only a couple of formats like mp4, mkv, 3gp and m4v etc. LocalCast support Opensubtitle.org integration & subtitles from the same folder.


Streaming support: Local Device Files | UPnP/DLNA media servers | Dropbox | Google Drive | OneDrive | Google Music.

BubbleUPnP can stream all your music, videos and photos to Chromecast. This app is capable of playing even incompatible Chromecast media with transcoding such as MKV, AVI, MOV, WMV, WTV, RMVB, TS, FLAC, WMA, with subtitles, custom appearance, and audio/video track selection.

BubbleUPnPThis app has some additional features like playback queue, editable playlists, sleep timer, various shuffle modes, full-screen image viewer, and controller, etc.


Streaming support: Google Drive | Dropbox.

AllCast lets you send photos, music, and videos on your Android to your TV. AllCast allows you to cast to Chromecast streaming from Dropbox or Google Drive.


This app can support to play from SD Card and do Google Music casting.


Streaming support: Local Device | DLNA (Android 4.0 and up) | Dropbox | Google Drive | OneDrive | Bitcasa | Box | WebDAV.

CloudCaster enables you to cast supported media files directly from the cloud to your Chromecast. CloudCaste app is a perfect choice if you need to display pictures or play video/audio from the cloud in your living room.

CloudCasterCloudCaster can cast supported media directly to the Chromecast. For it to work, the media file and its codecs have to be supported by the Chromecast.

Related: 4 Free Cloud Apps to Auto Back Up Photos and Videos from Android Phone and Tablet

How do you make more fun out of your Chromecast Device? Well, set your Chromecast to stream movies and pictures from a cloud account. Better you can set a common folder for your family to stream photos to your Chromecast TV.

When you are away from your family, upload your exciting moments’ snaps to this cloud folder. Your family is going to surprise when they see your updates on their big TV screen, let them see you almost in real-time with your new videos and photos.

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