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Tubecast, a new YouTube app has come to Windows Phone with chromecast support and it certainly looks like one of the better YouTube clients available now for Windows Phone. It packs lots of features, has a nice UI and allows opening of YouTube links in the app. It comes as a free apps and is highly recommended.


1 Download Youtube videos (HD HQ SQ / Pause and Resume)
2 Background downloads
3 Play the sound of the video under lock
4 Login to your Youtube account and use all the features (subscribe, watch later, history, my videos, subscribers…)
5 Share videos to your social networks, e-mail, text messages and clipboard
6 Comment and rate while playing videos
7 View Google avatars in the comments
8 Open Youtube links inside Tubecast
9 Find videos with Youtube links (…)
10 Speech and suggestion search
11 Beautiful and handy user interface
12 Custom Tubecast as you feel with 11 colors
13 Live tile
14 Geek : show memory usage

Complete Cast features :

1 Cast video or audio on your TV
2 Cast online and downloaded Youtube videos (WP8 only)
3 Chromecast (total control Volume and seek)
4 UPNP/DLNA (total control Volume and seek)
5 Sync with music and video Hub
Version 1.2:
– Bugfix for SmartTV (LG,Panasonic, PHILIPS, SHARP, SONY, Toshiba, contact us for adding brands) (Thank DH Dog)
– Screen does not lock anymore when casting (Thank Mariano)
– Fullscreen button (specially for 8.1 users who locked the rotation)
– Live tile transparent (only the live tile) for Windows Phone 8.1

Tubecast link

Official Roku player has also arrived to Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 devices. You can grab it from store and keep controlling your devices.


The Roku app for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 allows Roku users to control their Roku player over their home WiFi network. Features include:

– Automatically detect all Roku players on the local network
– View installed Roku channels and launch the channel with a tap
– Control your Roku player with an on-screen remote control
Initial Release

Roku link