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A Python program to simplify casting video to a Chromecast

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A Python program to simplify casting video to a Chromecast


usage: castctrl [-h] [--url URL] [--power] [-s] [-d DEVICE] [-D] [--port PORT]

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  --url URL             URL of media to play. You should probably specify this
                        if nothing else
  --power               Turn on TV and switch to Chromecast
  -s, --stop            Stop playback
  -d DEVICE, --device DEVICE
                        Select device. List devices with -D
  -D, --devices         List devices
  --port PORT           Specify port for web server (if you pick a local file


Via pip:

pip3 install castctrl


  • Clone the repository, cd castctrl

  • Run python3 install or pip3 install -e

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