Elmedia Player: Stream from Mac to LG Smart TV Trouble Free

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There are times when all of us need to press the Pause button on our life routines and get away from problems, worries and endless business matters. Armed with a cup of coffee or a bottle of beer, a warm blanket and a TV remote you are sitting back and relaxing on your cozy sofa. You are switching on your LG Smart TV and with the help of Elmedia Player you can easily cast your favorite movie or a family video from Mac to the TV screen.

Stream Video from Mac to LG Smart TV with Elmedia Player

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Requirements: OS X 10.9+. 59.64MB free space. Version 7.15(2281). (19 Oct, 2020). 4.8 Rank based on 131+ users
Elmedia Player is a recognized expert in video/audio playback as well as downloads. As an excellent streaming tool Elmedia allows you to either stream files in their native format or transcodes them in real time if needed. When streaming with the player, your MacBook turns into your TV remote and you can pause, stop, go back and forward, adjust the volume, etc. by just pressing the keyboard keys.
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If your video or audio file has subtitles what stops you from controlling them? Nothing. You can adjust their encoding, font, size, text color, border color and use external subtitle files. Elmedia supports subtitles from different sources which allows you to watch videos in your preferred language. You can also create your unique playlists for uninterrupted streaming.

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If your Smart TV feels okay with 4K videos, you can discover Elmedia Player in a new light. You have a good possibility to stream 4K movies from Mac to LG Smart TV. The web videos, YouTube clips or your local files in 4K format are easily transmitted from Mac computer to a large screen.

Elmedia Player in its PRO version is also a great video and music downloader that quickly and easily delivers any media content on your hard disk from such portals as YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion and many others. The range of formats it supports is really impressive. You can easily download videos with Elmedia Player on your computer and stream them on LG Smart TV.

How to Stream Files from Mac to LG Smart TV

  1. Elmedia Player provides a smooth video/audio playback no matter what device you use. To cast your local files from Mac to LG Smart TV follow some simple steps:

    1. Turn LG Smart TV on.

    2. Download and install the Elmedia Player app on your computer.

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  2. 3. Select a file for streaming.

    4. Launch it with Elmedia Player.

  3. 5. Click the streaming icon on the left hand of the gear option on the Elmedia control panel.

    You will see the name of your TV in the list of supported devices. Click it. You can choose any other available device to stream your file to.

    Attention! Free version of Elmedia Player allows you only 1 min. streaming. But you can get unlimited streaming time as well as other benefits by activating its PRO version.

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How to Stream YouTube Videos from Mac to LG Smart TV

Bored with useless ads that YouTube imposes all the time? Get rid of them for good with the Elmedia Player app. Either you watch your favorite YouTube videos on Mac or cast them from Mac to LG Smart TV Elmedia will hide all annoying adware from your eyes. No ad feature is also available for Dailymotion and Vimeo sites.

To start streaming YouTube files to LG Smart TV do the following:

  1. Make sure that your TV is on.
  2. Install and launch Elmedia Player on your MacBook.
  3. Go to File -> Open Online Video. Copy and paste the YouTube link into the window that opens and press Open.
  4. Click the streaming icon on the control panel. Find the name of your TV in the list of available devices and select it.
  5. Enjoy the viewing!

Keep in mind that if you have a free Elmedia version your streaming is limited to 1 minute. Activate the PRO subscription to stream without time limits. You will have even more possibilities to control your audio and video playback with Elmedia Player PRO.

How to Cast an Online Video to LG Smart TV from Mac

Elmedia Player can easily stream videos located on any web pages that you open in your web browser. Here’s the step-by-step instruction on how to stream online videos from Mac to LG TV:

  1. Switch the TV on.
  2. Get Elmedia Player on your computer.
  3. Activate the PRO version. Copy the activation code emailed to you after your payment got processed. Paste it to the proper field in the app window.

  4. Activate the PRO version
  5. Go to the Browser mode. For this click the Download icon on the left of the Playlist icon. Paste the link to the video into the search field and press Enter.
  6. Elmedia will find and open your video file. Select the Video tab at the bottom of the window. Right click the video. In the drop-down menu press Play Online Video.

  7. Play Online Video
  8. Hit the streaming icon on the Elmedia control panel. Click the name of your Smart TV in the list of supported devices.

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For Your Information

Smart TV is a technology that allows integrating capabilities of the Internet and interactive services, e.g. games, applications, etc. into TV-sets. Smart TV together with Wi-Fi network empower you to use social networks, view media content, play games - in short, do everything that smartphones are usually used for. But Smart TV makes it all even more exciting because the screen size of a smartphone can’t be compared with the TV screen.

The Korean giant LG Electronics uses the WebOS 3.5 platform for its Smart TV function. LG TVs have their own Internet browser and separate applications for all major social networks. LG Smart TV gives access to VoD (Video on demand) services. There is also LG Smart Share app that allows you to display a smartphone, tablet, camera or laptop content on LG TV.

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Requirements: OS X 10.9+ , 59.64MB free space
Version 7.15(2281) (19 Oct, 2020) Release notes