Cast All The Things
Cast All The Things allows you to send videos from many, many online sources
(YouTube, Vimeo, and a few hundred others) to your Chromecast. It also allows
you to cast local files.
You can install Cast All The Things with pip:
pip install catt
catt is only compatible with Python 3. If you need a Python 2-compatible
version, please install
0.5.6, the last py2-compatible release.
To use Cast All The Things, just specify a URL:
catt cast "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZMfhtKa-wo"
CATT supports any service that youtube-dl supports, which includes most online
video hosting services.
CATT can also cast local files (if they're in a format the Chromecast supports
catt cast ./myvideo.mp4
You can also control your Chromecast through
catt commands, for example with
catt pause. Try running
catt --help to see the full list of commands.
CATT can utilize a config-file stored at
%APPDATA%\catt\catt.cfg on Windows).
The format is as following:
device = chromecast_one
one = chromecast_one
two = chromecast_two
device denotes the default device that will
be selected, when you have not selected a device via the cli.
You can write your choice of default device to
catt.cfg by doing:
catt -d <name_of_chromecast> write_config
[aliases] section, you can specify aliases for the names of your
chromecasts. You can then select a device just by doing:
catt -d <alias> <command>
Currently, in order to take advantage of this functionality, you need to manually
If you want to contribute a feature to CATT, please open an issue (or comment on
an existing one) first, to make sure it's something that the maintainers are
interested in. Afterwards, just clone the repository and hack away!
To run CATT in development, you can use the following command:
python -m catt.cli --help
- Free software: BSD license