TV Casting,
BitTorrent Client,
DLNA browser,
and Media Player

Search the web, stream or download, play on any device from your Android.


Easily search and stream or download files directly from the BitTorrent Network or the Web.
Cast or Stream media directly to devices like the XBOX, FireTV, ChromeCast, Windows, a Roku, and more.

Use Castie's built-in DLNA browsing to access and play your media from many devices - all in one simple app.

Below are the formats supported by Castie on Castie for Roku

For other versions of Castie please see Supported Formats on Castie.
Video Formats supported by Castie on Roku
FormatMIME TypeDescription
hevcvideo/hevc ISO/IEC 23008-2, H.265, HEVC
hevc_bvideo/hevc ISO/IEC 23008-2 Annex-B, H.265, HEVC
mpeg1video/mpeg ISO/IEC 11172-2, MPEG-1 part 2, H.261
mpeg2video/mp2t ISO/IEC 13818-2, MPEG-2 part 2, H.262
mpeg4_2video/3gpp ISO/IEC 14496-2, MPEG-4 part 2, H.263
mpeg4_10bvideo/avc ISO/IEC 14496-10, MPEG-4 part 10 Annex-B, H.264, vc-1
mpeg4_15 video/avc ISO/IEC 14496-15, MPEG-4 part 15, H.264, vc-1
AVCvideo/avc Audio-Video-Codec
vc1video/vc1 SMPTE 421M - vc-1 (Blu-Ray)
wmvvideo/wmv Microsoft Windows Media Video
vp8video/webm VP8 codec
vp9video/webm VP9 codec
MKVvideo/matroska Matroska Video Container (with above codecs)
Audio Formats supported by Castie on Roku
FormatMIME TypeDescription
aacaudio/aac ISO/IEC 14496-3, Advanced Audio Coding
aac_adifaudio/mp4a-adif ISO/IEC 14496-3, Advanced Audio Coding, ADIF container
aac_adtsaudio/mp4a-adts ISO/IEC 14496-3, Advanced Audio Coding, ADTS container
aac_latmaudio/mp4a-latm ISO/IEC 14496-3, Advanced Audio Coding, LATM container
ac3audio/ac3 Dolby Digital
alacaudio/alac Apple Lossless
dtsaudio/dts DTS Coherent Acoustics
eac3audio/eac3 Dolby Digital Plus
flacaudio/flac Free Lossless Audio Codec
mp2audio/mp2 ISO/IEC 11172-3, MPEG Audio Layer II
mp3audio/mpeg ISO/IEC 11172-3, MPEG Audio Layer III
pcmaudio/pcm linear PCM
vorbisaudio/vorbis Ogg Vorbis
wmaaudio/wma Microsoft Windows Media Audio
wmaproaudio/wmapro Microsoft Windows Media Pro Audio
Livestream formats supported by Castie on Roku
FormatMIME TypeDescription
m3u8video/x-mpegURL yes, (HLS, limited to above codecs)
Image Formats supported by Castie on Roku
FormatMIME TypeDescription
gifimage/gif Graphics Interchange Format
jpegimage/jpeg Joint Photographic Experts Group
pngimage/png Portable Network Graphics
bmpimage/bitmap Device Independent Bitmap (DIB)
Subtitle formats supported by Castie on Roku
FormatDescription
hardcodedhardcoded as part of video, yes
embedded mp4embedded inside mp4 only, does not support mkv embeds
vttExternal vtt files - WebVTT
ttmlExternal ttml files - Timed Text Markup Language
Formats NOT supported by Castie on Roku
FormatDescription
DRMDigital-Rights-Management - Examples, Netflix, Amazon Prime, HBO, HULU

Below are the formats supported by Castie on Castie for Amazon FireTV

For other versions of Castie please see Supported Formats on Castie.
Video Formats supported by Castie on FireTV
FormatMIME TypeDescription
AVCvideo/avc Audio-Video-Codec
hevcvideo/hevc ISO/IEC 23008-2, H.265, HEVC
hevc_bvideo/hevc ISO/IEC 23008-2 Annex-B, H.265, HEVC
MKVvideo/matroska Matroska Video Container (with supported codecs)
mpeg1video/mpeg ISO/IEC 11172-2, MPEG-1 part 2, H.261
mpeg2video/mp2t ISO/IEC 13818-2, MPEG-2 part 2, H.262
mpeg4_2video/3gpp ISO/IEC 14496-2, MPEG-4 part 2, H.263 (Fire TV Gen 3, Cube, TV's)
mpeg4_10bvideo/avc ISO/IEC 14496-10, MPEG-4 part 10 Annex-B, H.264, vc-1
mpeg4_15 video/avc ISO/IEC 14496-15, MPEG-4 part 15
vp8video/webm VP8 codec (Fire TV Toshiba and Insignia only)
vp9video/webm VP9 codec (Fire TV Gen 3, Cube, TV's)
Audio Formats supported by Castie on FireTV
FormatMIME TypeDescription
aacaudio/aac ISO/IEC 14496-3, Advanced Audio Coding
aac_adifaudio/mp4a-adif ISO/IEC 14496-3, Advanced Audio Coding, ADIF container
aac_adtsaudio/mp4a-adts ISO/IEC 14496-3, Advanced Audio Coding, ADTS container
aac_latmaudio/mp4a-latm ISO/IEC 14496-3, Advanced Audio Coding, LATM container
ac3audio/ac3 Dolby Digital
alacaudio/alac Apple Lossless
amr-nbaudio/amr-web
amr-wbaudio/3gpp
eac3audio/eac3 Dolby Digital Plus
flacaudio/flac Free Lossless Audio Codec
mp2audio/mp2 ISO/IEC 11172-3, MPEG Audio Layer II
mp3audio/mpeg ISO/IEC 11172-3, MPEG Audio Layer III
pcmaudio/pcm linear PCM
vorbisaudio/vorbis Ogg Vorbis
Livestream formats supported by Castie on FireTV
FormatMIME TypeDescription
m3u8video/x-mpegURL HTTP Livestreaming - yes, (HLS, limited to above codecs)
HLS Support is limited, but Amazon is adding more
Image Formats supported by Castie on FireTV
FormatMIME TypeDescription
gifimage/gif Graphics Interchange Format
jpegimage/jpeg Joint Photographic Experts Group
pngimage/png Portable Network Graphics
bmpimage/bitmap Device Independent Bitmap (DIB)
Subtitle formats supported by Castie on FireTV
FormatDescription
hardcodedhardcoded as part of video, yes
embedded mp4/mkvembedded inside mp4/mkv
vttExternal vtt files - WebVTT
Formats NOT supported by Castie on FireTV
FormatDescription
DRMDigital-Rights-Management - Examples, Netflix, Amazon Prime, HBO, HULU

Below are the formats supported by Castie on Castie for Chromecast / Googlecast

For other versions of Castie please see Supported Formats on Castie.
Video Formats supported by Castie on Chromecast / Googlecast
FormatMIME TypeDescription
hevcvideo/hevc ISO/IEC 23008-2, H.265, HEVC (Chromecast Ultra only)
hevc_bvideo/hevc ISO/IEC 23008-2 Annex-B, H.265, HEVC (Chromecast Ultra only)
mpeg4_10bvideo/avc ISO/IEC 14496-10, MPEG-4 part 10 Annex-B, H.264, vc-1
mpeg4_15 video/avc ISO/IEC 14496-15, MPEG-4 part 15, H.264, vc-1
AVCvideo/avc Audio-Video-Codec
vp8video/webm VP8 codec
vp9video/webm VP9 codec - (Chromecast Ultra only)
MKVvideo/matroska Matroska Video Container (with above codecs)
Audio Formats supported by Castie on Chromecast / Googlecast
FormatMIME TypeDescription
aacaudio/aac ISO/IEC 14496-3, Advanced Audio Coding
aac_adifaudio/mp4a-adif ISO/IEC 14496-3, Advanced Audio Coding, ADIF container
aac_adtsaudio/mp4a-adts ISO/IEC 14496-3, Advanced Audio Coding, ADTS container
aac_latmaudio/mp4a-latm ISO/IEC 14496-3, Advanced Audio Coding, LATM container
ac3audio/ac3 Dolby Digital
dtsaudio/dts DTS Coherent Acoustics
eac3audio/eac3 Dolby Digital Plus
flacaudio/flac Free Lossless Audio Codec
mp3audio/mp3 ISO/IEC 11172-3, MPEG Audio Layer III
m4aaudio/mpeg ISO/IEC 11172-3, MPEG Audio Layer III
pcmaudio/pcm linear PCM
wavaudio/wav Microsoft Waveform (LPCM)
vorbisaudio/vorbis Ogg Vorbis
Livestream formats supported by Castie on Chromecast / Googlecast
FormatMIME TypeDescription
m3u8video/x-mpegURL HTTP Livestreaming - yes, (HLS, limited to above codecs)
Image Formats supported by Castie on Chromecast / Googlecast
FormatMIME TypeDescription
gifimage/gif Graphics Interchange Format
jpegimage/jpeg Joint Photographic Experts Group
pngimage/png Portable Network Graphics
bmpimage/bitmap Device Independent Bitmap (DIB)
webpimage/webp Resource Interchange File Format (RIFF-WEBP-VP8)
Subtitle formats supported by Castie on Chromecast / Googlecast
FormatDescription
hardcodedhardcoded as part of video, yes
embedded mkv/mp4embedded inside mkv/mp4 only
vttExternal vtt files - WebVTT
ttmlExternal ttml files - Timed Text Markup Language
Formats NOT supported by Castie on Chromecast / Googlecast
FormatDescription
DRMDigital-Rights-Management - Examples, Netflix, Amazon Prime, HBO, HULU

Castie Ultimate Edition supports all above devices and formats since it's our all in one package and supports all the devices Castie supports. In general, a good rule across all devices is to aim for MP4 H264/X264 Video with AAC/AC3 audio.

Full Playback Controls

Stream files directly from the internet. Start playing the BitTorrent media downloads way before transfers are complete. Play, Pause, Skip. Each version of Castie also act's as a remote control for the device you are using for playback so everyone in the room has a remote. Notice the DLNA servers?

Preview and Play While You Download
Preview and Play While You Download

Full Playback Controls

Stream files directly from the internet. Start playing the BitTorrent media downloads way before transfers are complete. Play, Pause, Skip. Each version of Castie also act's as a remote control for the device you are using for playback so everyone in the room has a remote. Notice the DLNA servers?

Support for Thousands of devices

DLNA, Smart TV's, Roku, FireTV, ChromeCast, Operating Systems, XBOX Game Consoles, and more.
Using Castie is very easy, first select a playback device. Browse a local or network folder and TAP to play. Browse the Web, wait for media to be detected and TAP to play. Locate a torrent or magnet link and select Download or Stream.

Thousands of devices

DLNA and Samba support

Easily access, browse and play all your media from one app. If you have artwork added for your media, Castie will show it. Missing Artwork? Castie will auto-look. Missing a subtitle? Let Castie search for one. Downloaded to your phone using Castie and want to backup a file to your home network? With our Samba support it's as easy as a long press - Backup.

Samba and DLNA support for Android

Castie is free to try, but it's people like you that keep us going!

Stream or Download Free Music, Movies, and TV

Browse the internet using Bing, DuckDuckGo, Google, or your favorite search engine. Media is auto-detected, and when found is simply a TAP away from being played on the device you select. Long-press the item for more options like downloading, or searching for subtitles.