Use XBMC With a Chromecast and a Laptop with XBMC Gotham




Use XBMC With a Chromecast and a Laptop with XBMC Gotham No Hack or Other Programs Needed

Windows PC users can now cast/mirror XBMC Gotham with a Chromecast by using the “experimental” full screen mode without any special tricks, patches or extra software .This is not to be confused with the XBMC image cropChrome Tab casting feature that the device is typically associated with. We have the simple instructions to access this incredible feature here. This will let you use XBMC With a Chromecast and a Laptop with XBMC Gotham No Hack or Other Programs Needed. We are not aware of whether this method will work on a Mac computer because we do not have access to a mac computer at this moment. If we can repeat the results with a Mac computer we will update the story. The moment XBMC fans have been waiting for has finally happened.  To learn how to cast XBMC to the Chromecast with no extra programs please continue.

What you need

  • A Windows PC
  • The Google Chrome Browser
  • The Google Cast extension for Google Chrome
  • XBMC Gotham for Windows
  • A Chromecast with the latest firmware
  1. Download XBMC Gotham on to your PC. The program can be downloaded here
  2. Download the latest Google Chrome Internet Browser for Windows here
  3. Once Google Chrome has Been Installed Download the Google Cast Extension. Get the regular version not the Beta here

Casting in Full Screen Mode


  1. Open the Google Cast extension in Google Chrome
    Google Cast Button
    Google Cast Button
  2. Click the small Arrow on the right side of the dialogue Box
    Chrome Dropdown Arrow
  3. Select Cast entire screen (experimental)
    Chrome Cast Full Scree (experimental
  4. Select your Chromecast, which will be listed under BETA
    Chrome Cast Choose Your Chromecast
  5. A dialogue box will appear asking for a Google Cast Screen Sharing Request. Click Yes
    Chrome Full Screen Permision Box
  6. A Dialogue Box will appear at the bottom of the screen to let you know Google Cast is sharing your screen. Click Hide
    Chrome Cast Hide button
  7. Turn down the volume on your computer
  8. Open XBMC and stream away