iCast DLNA/Chromecast streaming app updated with subtitle support


iCast, the only app in the Windows Phone Store which lets you stream media on your Windows Phone  to a Chromecast dongle, has been updated to version

The update adds the ability to render .srt and .vtt subtitles, which is a great new feature.

The app otherwise features:

  • Streams to google chromecast and any UPNP/DLNA compatible devices.
  • Creates and manages playlists with unlimited number of video, audio and picture files.
  • Browses & plays files from internal phone memory and removable SD card.
  • Provides smart transformation to allow devices to play unsupported media formats. For example: you can play .wmv, .avi, .mov, .3gp & other files on chromecast device (which was not supported by default).
  • Supports background transformation which allows playing files while transforming others in the background.
  • Allows devices to play videos encoded in very high bitrate even through slow Wi-Fi networks.
  • Supports streaming and controlling of multiple players at the same time. For example: you can stream playlist to chromecast device in your living room while in the same time stream another playlist to your kids’ room.
  • Supports rotation of portrait images to be displayed correctly on landscape devices.
  • Supports remote controls such as pausing, resuming, seeking, changing volume level, move to next & previous and etc.
  • Allows you to configure slideshow interval for pictures and also to control all transformation settings.

The app is $1.99 with a free trial. See screen shots and find the app at the links below.

The app was not found in the store. 🙁