Cast extension options

The Google Cast extension has settings that can be changed to produce the best playback experience.

Change your extension settings
  1. Click the Cast Cast extension button in the right hand corner of your screen
  2. Select Options
  3. A new tab will open, allowing you to manipulate your extension settings

The settings described below can be changed to match your particular viewing environment and the type of content you intend to cast to your TV.

Cast to Chrome quality
  • Extreme (720p high bitrate): For high speed computers on high speed networks in low interference environments.
  • High (720p): For high speed computers on high speed networks. Please refer to Chromecast minimum system requirements here.
  • Standard (480p): For average speed computers on standard speed networks. Please refer to Chromecast minimum system requirements here.
Automatically send Cast extension usage statistics to Google
Enabling this option helps to make Cast better by sharing anonymous usage information with Google.

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