Vuze Torrent App Supports Chromecast, Stream Torrents To TV

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Vuze now supports Chromecast so users can stream torrents.

For those of you who’ve downloaded Vuze Torrent Downloader app for Android we’ve got a virtual high-five and some awesome news to share! Vuze Torrent Downloader is now officially compatible with Chromecast!

Bigger Screen Equals Better Viewing

With this new Vuze Torrent Downloader feature release you can easily stream your downloaded media and content from your mobile device directly to your Chromecast. This means that you’re no longer confined to watching torrents on the smaller screens of your mobile devices. Now you can launch Vuze Torrent Downloader, click a button and tah-dah – instant torrent streaming to your TV.

How To Get Started

First things first – download Vuze Torrent Downloader for Android to your mobile device. Next, you’ll need to purchase a Chromecast. At the time this post was written Chromecasts were retailing for $35 (plus tax and shipping charges). This is a thumb-sized media drive that you plug into your TV’s HDMI port using a USB cable. Once you’ve got the above taken care of you’ll need to have Wi-Fi set-up. You wireless network is what enables Chromecast to communicate and sync up with the Vuze Torrent Downloader app on your device. Last, get ready to start streaming!

Vuze Torrent Downloader And Chromecast

We’ve made Chromecast access super easy. When a Chromecast device is nearby on your Wi-Fi network the app will display a Chromecast icon in its user interface to alert you. Additionally, you can control streaming media directly from your Android device through pause, resume and skip buttons.

The new Chromecast feature in Vuze Torrent Downloader will play most popular audio and video file formats. Visit Google Developers to confirm whether your file type is compatible.

As a reminder you can access a step-by-step Vuze Torrent Downloader guide on the Vuze Wiki. For quick answers to questions please visit our Vuze Torrent Downloader forum. Share ideas and suggestions for Vuze products and related features by visiting vote.vuze.com.

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Sarah Hartshorn is a marketing, public relations and social media professional with Vuze. She blogs about content, torrents, social media and a number of other tech topics. Sarah has been involved with traditional and digital marketing since 1998.