Learn More: Your casting performance may be limited.

Please note: Casting a tab has specific requirements depending on your chosen quality settings. Systems that do not meet these minimum requirements are limited to projecting web pages, images and slideshows, and will not work for streaming video content.

Operating System

Tab casting quality: High

Tab casting quality: Standard

Windows Vista

Windows 7, 8 & 8.1

2nd-generation Core i5 (2GHz+), 3rd/4th-generation Core i5 processor, or equivalent

Core i3 or equivalent

Apple OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8

Macbook Pro 2011 or newer, Macbook Air 2012 or newer

Macbook Pro 2010, Macbook Air 2011

Chrome OS

Chromebook Pixel, HP Chromebook 14, Acer C720 Chromebook, Acer C720P Chromebook, Toshiba Chromebook


Windows XP


Limited performance when casting video

Limited performance when casting video

If you are unsure of your computer specs, please see our CPU & GPU Help Center article here.

If you're having trouble, please try our Chromecast Troubleshooting tips here.
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