If your Chromecast is feeling a little underutilised the update to Firecore’s iOS Infuse media player from app should make it feel a bit better. The 3.2 update adds Google Cast support so you can stream from your iPhone or Pad to a Chromecast or Nexus Player. Also in the update is streaming from FTP/SFTP sources, direct URLs, better handling of TV shows and some other fixes.
You need the Pro version of the app which is a $9.99 addon and the app is in the iTunes Store.
What’s New in Version 3.2
GOOGLE CAST (BETA)
Dust off your Chromecast or Nexus Player – Google Cast streaming has arrived! With Google Cast, you can stream your favorite content from your iPhone or iPad to any TV that has a Cast device attached.
Keep in mind this is a beta feature, and while we work to perfect the Google Cast experience, we wanted to let you join in the fun. Plus, if you have time to share your feedback it will assist us greatly in making Infuse even better! Google Cast (beta) is available to Infuse Pro users, and can be enabled in the Infuse sidebar settings menu.
PLUS EVEN MORE…
– Stream from FTP/SFTP sources
– Stream/download from direct web URLs
– Support for styled SSA/ASS subtitles
– Better handling of TV shows downloaded from shares
– Improved stability when browsing SMB shares
– Fixed cover art while AirPlaying
– Fixed subtitle timing offsets
– trakt related improvements
– Many other minor imrovements and fixes
Ian Dixon is a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional), founder of TheDigitalLifestyle.com tech site and producer of the weekly The Digital Lifestyle Show podcast. Ian has been writing and talking about Windows for over 10 years and has over 20 years in IT as an IT Manager. Ian has thousands of followers on Twitter and Facebook and over 4 million views on his YouTube channel.