In this tutorial, you will Learn how to Cast VLC to Chromecast. Vlc developers have released VLC 3.0 beta version for windows which can stream files from VLC to Chromecast.

VideoLAN Client, popularly known as VLC is a free and open source media player. VLC is a transportable multimedia player, encoder, and streamer. It supports many audio and video codecs. It works on many formats from Mp4 to Mp3. VLC can also stream over networks and save files into various formats.

Cast VLC to ChromecastChromecast, introduced by GOOGLE, is a media (Music, Videos, and Entertainment etc.) streaming USB-type device that connects into the HDMI port on your smart TV. It works really smoothly and steadily. You can Stream multi media from your PC or smartphone directly to the Television with the help of Chromecast

Older versions of VLC Media Player doesn’t support the Chromecast. Many users will be searching how to stream from VLC to Chromecast. In this article, we are going to tell you how to cast VLC to Chromecast from your windows using latest nightly build VLC 3.0.

VLC 3.0 is still under development and it is a beta version you may face some minor bugs and crashes. 

How to stream from VLC to Chromecas.

The first thing you need to do is download and install the latest nightly build VLC 3.0.

Also Read: How to download youtube videos with VLC

After installing the latest version of VLC follow these steps to Cast VLC to Chromecast

  1. Open VLC player and click on the Video tab and click on Renderer option. You will find them on the top of the player.
  2. Now, go to scan option.

Cast VLC to Chromecast

3.Now the Scan option will actually SCAN the nearby devices. Now go to Video > Renderer > Chromecast.
Cast VLC to Chromecast

4.Open the File you want to play Use the Media > Open File menu or just drag and drop a video file onto the VLC window. An option will appear saying Insecure Site. Go to View Certificate.

Cast VLC to Chromecast

5. Choose to Accept Permanently.

Cast VLC to Chromecast

After Accepting, you will be able to stream from VLC to Chromecast on Windows. As I mentioned earlier Vlc 3.0 is a beta version you may face errors and crashes during streaming videos from VLC to Chromecast.


  1. Tried it multiple times with both 1st gen and 2nd gen chromecast, it never actually worked… Tried H.264, H.265, mpeg, avi, divx… nothing came through. I’m really looking forward to be able to cast from my pc.

    Note that everything works fine from the mobile vlc app… which is strange.


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