Google Chrome: Media Remoting during Cast Tab Mirroring

Sushubh

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this might help with casting of services like amazon prime video.

Media Remoting during Cast Tab Mirroring
When Casting a tab to a remote device, enabling this turns on an optimization that forwards the content bitstream directly to the remote device when a video is fullscreened.
 

mr_grump5

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omg they took this long just to bitstream the video straight on to CC without the need of the PC to do all the dirty work of encoding and send it over network.
 
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mr_grump5

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did you get it working?

enabled 'Media Remoting during Cast Tab Mirroring' and 'Media Remoting during Cast Tab Mirroring: Encrypted content too 'in chrome://flags/,
bit streaming video to CC works in Dev/Canary Chrome.

works on all streams except Amazon.com or primevideo. is it due to DRM?
 


Sushubh

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so one can now play amazon prime videos on the chromecast? this is a big deal!
 


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yep..best part is it even works on Anime hosted on -- o p e n l o a d link removed -- Server. with this I'm retiring my Kodi
 
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in chrome://flags/

enable 'Media Remoting during Cast Tab Mirroring' and 'Media Remoting during Cast Tab Mirroring: Encrypted content too

it works on stable build too but for good measure update to dev build Version 60.0.3080.6/

close all the tabs, open a video stream(which doesn't have native CC support) and select 'Cast a tab' from Cast, now go fullscreen in your PC, wait for 3-5s for the remote function to kick-in,
Chrome stream on PC will go blank but you will have video controls whist the video bitstreams on CC.
 
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Thanks. I was trying it on stable version of chrome. I think the key is the dev version.

We need to let it stream first and then do the cast a tab(and make it full screen)? Or cast a tab, stream now and make it fullscreen will also work?