Learn how to stream videos from Kodi (XBMC) on the Android to your Chromecast. Kodi does not natively support Chromecast so you will need to download and configure Kodi to stream to the Chromecast.

How-to Stream Videos from Kodi to Chromecast

1. Download ES File Explorer Manager and LocalCast from the Play Store

Download ES File Explorer and LocalCast

2. Download the PlayerFactoryCore.xml here to your phone

Download playfactorycorexml

3. Open ES File Explorer

Open ES File Explorer

4. Press the menu icon

Menu Icon

5. Go to ‘Settings’

Open Settings

6. Go to ‘Display settings’ and make sure ‘Show hidden files’ is checked

Enable Show hidden files

7. Open the menu tab and go to Local > Device > sdcard > Download

Open Download folder

8. Long press on playercorefactory.xml and hit the copy icon

Copy playcorefactoryxml

9. Go back and open the ‘Android’ folder

Open Android folder

10. Open the data folder

Open data folder

11. Go to the org.xbmc.kodi > files > .kodi > userdata

Userdata folder

12. Hit the paste icon to paste the playercorefactory.xml to the userdata folder

Hit Paste

Paste playercorefactoryxml

13. Play a video in Kodi and LocalCast should launch


14. Select your Chromecast

Select your device

This method also allows you to stream Kodi to the Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Xbox One, and other DLNA devices.