Here is a Chromecast-like set up for Plex users, without any extra hardware, complete with remote control from the browser!
Plex Cast is a Google Chrome Extension for sending online content to be played on Plex. Supported content include YouTube, Vimeo, DailyMotion, CollegeHumor, LiveLeak, TED, Soundcloud and more than 100 other websites.
Here is what you’ll need:
- Plex Media Server
- A Plex client
Here is how to set this up:
- Cnfigure your server and client by clicking on settings. Make sure your client is on.
- A click on the Plex Cast icon sends the currently playing video of your active tab to your Plex Client.
- Your current tab will update with the remote, you can use your keyboard to control your Plex client.
Got Plex? Here is the download link for the extension!