Apple’s AirPlay expertise is nice, but it surely has limitations. For instance, it can’t stream media to Google’s Chromecast dongle or a Sensible TV mannequin with out AirPlay assist. With JustStream, a brand new app by Eltima Software program, you can’t solely mirror your Mac’s show to your Apple TV, Chromecast or Sensible TV but in addition stream native movies over your native community.
The all-in-one software program sits within the menu bar, able to kick into motion as quickly as you select the machine you’ll be mirroring to by clicking the AirPlay icon on the backside of the window.
JustStream helps a variety of Sensible TV fashions from totally different producers, together with Samsung, LG, Roku, Sony and Panasonic. And in contrast to AirPlay which solely works with iOS-friendly media codecs, JustStream helps an unlimited vary of media file sorts, together with the favored AVI, FLV, MKV, 3GP, MP4, MKV, MOV, AVI, WMV, MP3, WAV and different codecs.
Do you have to occur to come across a video file sort that’s unsupported by your TV set, JustStream will transcode it into an acceptable file sort — whereas streaming — with none interruptions. Subtitles are supported as nicely, exterior or embedded, and you’ll even change subtitle font, dimension and colour when streaming to Chromecast and Chromecast Extremely.
With customized playlists, you possibly can create a really lengthy streaming classes comprised of 1000’s of songs or a whole lot of movies, with assist for each exterior and embedded audio. The app remembers your playback place so you possibly can proceed proper the place you left off.
Better of all, JustStream enables you to mirror your Mac’s display screen and audio not solely to Apple TV, but in addition to the Chromecast units, Sensible TVs and a bunch of different DLNA-certified units. Whereas mirroring, you possibly can select which Mac display screen or exterior monitor can be mirrored in your TV set, alter your mirroring output high quality (auto, 1080p or 720p) and extra.
As a cherry on prime of an already candy cake, the app permits you to seize cursor motion within the mirrored output and optionally present a highlighted circle on the spot the place a mouse click on was made, a cool trick when making shows.
The preliminary obtain limits you to 40 minutes of uninterrupted streaming and mirroring, with an non-compulsory professional subscription at $10 per 12 months obtainable to unlock limitless streaming and mirroring.