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AirVLC Alternatives

AirVLC is described as 'lets you watch videos on your Mac and play the audio through AirPlay, in sync' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to AirVLC for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, iPhone, iPad and Linux. The best alternative is Airflow. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try MPlayerX or Gnomecast. Other great apps like AirVLC are Beamer, Videostream, Mkchromecast and Squire.

AirVLC alternatives are mainly Media Players but may also be Video Streaming Apps or Torrent Streaming Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of AirVLC.
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  • Mac

AirVLC lets you watch videos on your Mac and play the audio through AirPlay, in sync.

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  1. Airflow icon

    Airflow

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chromecast

    An all-in-one solution for sending about any video from your Windows or Mac computer to your Chromecast or Apple TV.

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  2. MPlayerX icon

    MPlayerX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • MPlayer

    MPlayerX is an open source project which aims to be the most powerful, beautiful, easy to use multimedia player on Mac OS X. MPlayerX is armed by FFmpeg and .

    Warning

    MPlayerX has been bundled with malwares, including adware. See the VirusTotal scan results at https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/6f1e9d7dc6b52af887b5e1bee6e0d0366345fb53c752ca23b98a9cf9b647fd49/analysis/1441451188/

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  3. Gnomecast icon

    Gnomecast

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    This is a native Linux GUI for casting local files to Chromecast devices. It supports:

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  4. Beamer icon

    Beamer

    • Mac

    Beamer streams video directly so it will be played natively on Apple TV and Chromecast. No glitches, clicks, pops or other shenanigans. The video looks just as good as it would on your desktop

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  5. Videostream icon

    Videostream

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    • Chromecast

    Select any video from the Videostream extension for Google Chrome and, using the Chromecast extension, play it on your Chromecast. It's fast and simple to use. Videostream supports subtitles, MKV, AVI, MP4, playlists, and more.

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    Mkchromecast

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Chromecast

    This is a program to cast audio and video from your macOS, or Linux desktop to your Google Cast devices or Sonos speakers. It is written in Python, and it streams via node.js, ffmpeg, or avconv.

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    Squire

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple TV

    Squire is a media center to stream movies and shows from torrents or local files. It’s an always-running menu bar app. The brain where all the local video files or installed streams are processed and sent to the clients.

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  8. AllCast icon

    AllCast

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    AllCast lets you send photos, music, and videos on your Android to your TV!.

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    Elmedia Player

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Apple TV

    Elmedia is a free media player for Mac that supports various video and audio formats, including FLV, SWF, MP4, AVI, MOV, MP4, DAT, MP3, etc. The app features exclusive Open Online Video feature which lets you watch YouTube, Vimeo and Dailymotion videos online without ads.

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    Sofaplay

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac

    SofaPlay allows you to play media files directly from your Mac on the tv. It connects your Mac to your Smart TV and takes care of the streaming. Just drag any movie file onto SofaPlay and it will appear instantly on the big screen in front of you.

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