iWebTV: Cast Web Videos to TV 17+

for Chromecast, Roku & Fire TV

Swishly inc

    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases

Description

Best Casting App! Cast any online video to your TV.

iWebTV™ works with Chromecast® + Roku® + Fire TV® + Apple TV® (4th Gen) , as well as smart TVs powered by Roku, Fire TV or Chromecast.

*** Feature Highlights ***

• HD resolution supported (1080p and up to 4K depending on the device)
• Advanced browser, supports multiple browser tabs, blocks or hides spammy popups, search from the URL bar, ad blocker, browsing history etc...
• Subtitle auto-detect + Movie/TV Subtitle library
• Live streams support
• Video preview: up to 72 snapshots to instantly locate your favorite scenes.
• Binge-ready: queue up several videos, and enjoy.
• Set your own home page, bookmark web page or videos.
• Full playback controls, from the app or from the lock screen after exiting the app.
• Privacy modes: anonymous & private


Some of the features above require in-app purchase

iWebTV actually plays the video on your media player which results in a much higher quality picture than apps that mirror your screen.

Notes

* Excluding video formats not compatible with iOS (flash)
** Most video sites should work great, however if you are experiencing issues casting from your favorite site, send us a quick note from the app's menu > feedback. We add support for video sites every day, and the most-often requested web sites get fast-tracked priority.
*** The following TV brands have one or more products compatible with iWebTV - Sony, Sharp, Philips, TCL, Vestel, RCA, Vizio, Toshiba, Philips, Magnavox, Polaroid (look for "Roku Smart TV", "Chromecast buit-in", "Google Cast Ready")




--- Legal ---

iWebTV™ is a trademark of Swishly Inc.
"Chromecast" is a trademark of Google LLC.
"Fire TV" is a trademark of Amazon Technologies, Inc.
"Roku" is a trademark of Roku Inc.
"Apple TV" is a trademark of Apple Inc.




Terms:

• Privacy Policy: http://www.swishly.com/webtv/privacy-policy.html
• Terms of Use: http://www.swishly.com/webtv/terms-of-use.html

iWebTV offers a variety of upgrades, one of which are subscription-based. You will not have a need for these subscriptions unless you are casting videos to a Chromecast device. As a disclosure to all however, a description is provided below:

"Proxy Streaming for Chromecast" $0.99/month or $9.99/year

What’s New

Version 2.0.9

Cosmetic fixes & minor bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
41.5K Ratings

41.5K Ratings

rhans70 ,

Works Well With My IPad

I purchase and download a lot of educational web videos, and needed a way to project them to our TV using my existing ROKU devices, so my wife could view them with me. I started out with the free version on my iPad, but recently went ahead and purchased the full features.

The only issue I have is, I have to toggle my WIFI or Airplane Mode, on my iPad, OFF and ON in order for the app to pick up my ROKU devices. It’s probably due to my wireless network setup. It’s no big deal, as I’ve gotten into the habit of doing this anytime I prepare to watch videos, and everything then works flawlessly. It’s an awesome app with excellent capability. It saved me from having to purchase additional streaming equipment compatible with my iPad-furnished proprietary app, as I don’t need an additional streaming device.

smabby2 ,

So far so good

Works well at what it is supposed to - it casts to the TV. You search for everything in the app. It acts as a browser like safari, but then you add videos to the queue if you want to watch them. This queue feature is super helpful when you're wanting to binge something. There's a small banner at the banner if you don't pay the $3 to remove it, but it's not obtrusive, and it's also not super expensive to remove. It does give you a notification at the top of the screen if you leave the app (or turn off the display), telling you to "return when convenient" as it needs the app open to avoid buffering. It does stop playing if you don't return to the app every so often, so it's quite as great as actual casting, but overall it's useable. Other than the small banner, no intrusive pop up ads or anything annoying like that. Works for how I need it to work! Recommended if you just need something easy to cast videos from the web that don't already support this.

Morgan F. L. ,

Recent Issues

I’ve had this app for maybe over a year now and it’s been great! The one thing I hate is that with some videos, you must have the app open or else it will uncast or buffer a ton, which I don’t understand as some other videos work completely fine with the app playing in the background. Even some videos will work sometimes with the app being closed, and other times it will say I have to keep the app open for it to work. But I’ve just kinda dealt with that. The real reason I’m writing this review is because of an issue that only begun to happen recently, for some reason no matter how good my connection is, all videos in all websites will continually buffer over and over, I don’t know why it’s begun to do this as this hasn’t been a problem before, but it’s a real shame as this is one of the only ways I can have entertainment while at home :/ and this app was so incredible when I first began to use it

App Privacy

The developer, Swishly inc, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Browsing History
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Some in‑app purchases, including subscriptions, may be shareable with your family group when Family Sharing is enabled.

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