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A colleague needs help with a Chromebook problem.


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He wants to be able to play Windows media files, but he needs a neat little app that does the job. Can anyone help?

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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Locally stored files should play in Chromecast

Just tap on the "Cast" browser extension button to send it to the Chromecast.

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lotvic

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There is the picasa way as well, click here

Posted by Melisa Daniels 23/4/2012

"We're actively working to add more supported file types to Chrome OS. However, right now, we tried to make it a little bit easier to play those that aren't supported--- when you download a wmv file to your Chromebook, when you click on it in the downloads tray, it should automatically pop open a Picasa window, prompting you to upload the file to your Picasa Web album (taking away one of the extra steps that was frustrating-- having to navigate to the site, click open the page, find the upload prompt, etc.). This will allow you to upload and will convert and start playing!"

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Thanks Fruit Bat /\0/\

My colleague says 'spot on, worked like a dream'.

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