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Rikkitic

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#208712 24-Feb-2017 11:16
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Is there a relatively straightforward way to stream playback from a Chrome browser on one pc, to another pc on the same network? What I want to be able to do is to play (for example) a YouTube video through the browser or possibly VLC on one computer, and to 'send' that to a second computer on the same network. A bit like casting, but without Chromecast. I have Anydesk installed on the two computers and I tried reversing it, but that is going from a notebook with a touchscreen running Win 10 to a pc running Win 7 and I just get a blank screen. It does work fine in the other direction and I use it to control the pc from the notebook.

 

To be clear, I don't want to stream playback from a file, but from whatever my browser is streaming from the Internet. Is there a good way to do this?

 

 

 

 





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kingdragonfly
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  #1726048 25-Feb-2017 10:38
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Professionally, this is usually done with multicasting

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IP_multicast

You may be able to use a HDMI splitter, like this one from Jaycar

https://www.jaycar.co.nz/2-port-hdmi-splitter-with-uhd-4k-support/p/AC1710

Plus HDMI extenders

https://www.jaycar.co.nz/hdmi-over-2-x-cat5e-6-30m-with-ir-extender/p/AC1730

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  #1726082 25-Feb-2017 11:41
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if both was windows 10 1607 or better you can project over wifi to the other pc for free - not tried it, so no idea how well it works in practise


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  #1726086 25-Feb-2017 12:08
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In this case they are not, and I'm not prepared to upgrade. In the meantime, I have found a workaround solution. It is not quite what I want, but it achieves more or less the same thing. I already have Anydesk installed on the computers and I have discovered that I can copy and paste between them so if I have something on the notebook that I want to play on the HTPC, I can copy and paste the link to it. This is better than nothing.

 

 





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  #1726092 25-Feb-2017 12:38
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VLC can do streaming, never tried it, but there are a couple of how to's out there.

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