It makes easy for its users to watch movies and TV shows without waiting for download to complete. To use this app you have to click on any of your favorite movie or TV show and it will show you brief guide to watch that show. Just click on watch now button and it will start to download your favorite content. In few seconds, the app will begin streaming.
Users on various social sites have complained that Popcorn Time app is not working on their Mac and Androids. Users told that there is no problem in downloading Popcorn Time to Chromecast but it freezes after sometime and does not work. Now Popcorn Time has solved this problem which prevents its users to watch free movies through Google Chromecast device. To use you Chromecast device properly you have to install setting of device. Chromecast setup will help you to install the device.
Now users can fix this issue by following simple instructions. They have to launch Popcorn Time on the pc. By just changing a coding line, they will watch their contents via Chromecast. Chromecast support will guide you to connect your Chromecast device to your TV. Some Popcorn Time users told that by uninstalling the app, then rebooting their PCs and reinstalling the app again solved their problem. Following are the instructions which will fix this issue on Apple Mac.
Go to the application folder and then right click on popcorn time, tap on show the contents of the package and go to ContentsResourceapp.nwnode_modulesChromecast.js. Now right click on pt-media-reciever.js and open it. Here you have to edit the text. Write Default Media Receiver.APP_ID in the place of 887D0748. Now the line should be read as under:
Popcorn Styled Media Receiver.APP_ID = DefaultMediaReciever.APP_ID.
Now reboot Popcorn Time. It will fix the error and now you will be able to watch movies and TV shows for free on Popcorn Time. Before proceeding make sure that your Chromecast device is properly connected and installed. Chromecast com help will help us to install the device. Here are some important points that will help you to use Chromecast properly.
Make sure that your Chromecast device is properly connected into the HDMI port of your HDTV. Switch your HDTV input to your Chromecast device. Now your HDTV will show a URL to start the setup. Setup Chromecast will give us all information regarding installation. Google Chromecast has developed iOS, Windows, Mac and Android apps for its setup. You can visit to Google com Chromecast setup to install this app. You can also install this app from Google Play or i-Tunes app store. Now you can select the Chromecast from the list to work with your Wi-Fi connection. When you select the Chromecast, your device will try to connect it. The four character code will appear on the screen, it should match the code with your device in the setup software. If the code is same then click the correct box to step forward. After installation your Chromecast device is ready to use. Now you can stream Popcorn Time app and can enjoy your favorite movies and shows for free.
The support team of Popcorn Time revealed that this problem started off when Google Popcorn Time was blocked for the users of Chromecast by Google. Popcorn Time is connected to open source sites, which lets its users to download movies, even those that are still being shown in theatres. Is Popcorn Time is legal or not? It is difficult to answer this question. The one thing you should keep in mind before using this app is that whatever you watch through this app is pirated.