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# 178954 20-Aug-2015 16:17
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I'm considering getting a Chromecast but I can't get a definitive answer as to whether I can use Kodi with it from my PC. I see plenty of advice about KodiCast from Android devices but I'm wanting to use Kodi on my laptop.

Is there a way to do this?

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  # 1371276 21-Aug-2015 04:48
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Windows 10 supports projecting / mirroring display from the laptop to your DLNA tv device. Might be easier if your tv supports it.






 


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  # 1371277 21-Aug-2015 05:43
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does your tv not have a Media player?

 
 
 
 




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  # 1371515 21-Aug-2015 12:13
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The TV is not a Smart TV.  I've been using an HDMI cable to connect TV and laptop. 

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  # 1371915 22-Aug-2015 08:19
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I would say your two options are Plex on your PC as there is chromecast support in there on the android client. Or avia media player on android can stream to chromecast.
Or get a Raspberry Pi and run kodi on that. Then get a wireless mouse/keyboard and you're away. That's how I do it.
But for both plex and avia you need an android device to control the chromecast.





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