CheapCast – A ChromeCast daemon for Ouya

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Download softwareCheapCast coming to the rescue on Ouya!

In my previous article, I have discussed a lot of AirPlay and DNLA action with AirPin for Ouya. But what if you don’t have an Apple phone? What if you got an Android phone or even a laptop that is running Google Chrome? This is where installing another service onto your Ouya called “CheapCast” will aid you in your multi-platform streaming woes.

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Ouya Support – XBMC for Ouya MP4 files

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XBMC for Ouya will not play MP4 files! It behaves like its going to play the audio only of the film but does nothing!

XBMC Visualization Only on video files.The MP4 files issue goes into a licensing issue that prevented all of the codecs from being compiled into XBMC for ouya (Currently version 12.3 Frodo). Since version 13.x Gothan XBMC has changed its name over to the new platform KODI.  If you point your Ouyas Browser over to the New Kodi homepage for downloads and select the Android ARM version. You can download the APK and side-load without the need of rooting your Ouya. The version direct from KODI will upgrade the player to version 14.x helix (At the time of this posting) and you will regain access back to playing videos upon it once again.

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FooBox Video Self-Hosted Test.

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This is a FooBox video gallery self-hosted video test.

We are going to use the Razer Keyboard key-test movies as the test as they are the shortest and the the blog entry it pertains to has it streaming in multiple parts of the before and the after. In this test all FooBox CSS and JavaScript will now be turned on to allow Foobox Pro, Foobox Gallery Pro, and Foobox video addon to function on this page.

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Default WordPress video test.

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This is a default WordPress self-hosted video test.

We are going to use the Razer Keyboard key-test movies as the test as they are the shortest and the the blog entry it pertains to has it streaming in multiple parts of the before and the after. All FooBox scripts are disabled on this page leaving only WordPress to handle everything here. This page serves as documentation of self-hosted video files and how a player should behave at its base level.

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