Cast4ME

Easy to use IPTV server for Windows

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Overview

Cast4ME is a lightweight, easy-to-use IPTV and DLNA server for Windows, allowing you to stream TV signals from TV tuners connected to your PC, through the network to multiple client devices on your LAN or via the Internet.

Clients can watch video streams from a variety of platformats Windows, Linux, Android, iOS etc, or devices like Smart TVs or Blu-Ray players. Streams are delivered via DLNA, HTTP, UDP, RTP or HLS.

Cast4ME

Cast4ME has advanced multiple-streams-per-digital-device capabilties, allowing it to be streaming multiple channel while only using a single digital TV tuner. Making full use of this capability, countries like UK, Australia, New Zealand and many other European countries can setup a full IPTV system, rebroadcasting all your channels with only a small number of TV tuners.

Supported Devices

Cast4ME supports a wide of capture devices, from digital tuners (ATSC/QAM/DVB etc), specialist component/HDMI capture devices (like Hauppauge HDPVR & HDPVR2), Copy-Freely devices (like Hauppauge DCR-2650), SAT>IP tuners, or from analog devices.

Digital Devices

Digital TV

Compatible with all major digital television standards in use world-wide, including ATSC, QAM, DVB-T/T2, DVB-S/S2, DVB-C and DMB-T

HDPVR

Component & HDMI capture

Compatible with specialist high definition capture devices like the Hauppauge HDPVR, HDPVR2, HDPVR60 and Colossus

HDHomeRun Prime

CableCard

Compatible with copy-freely channels from cablecard devices like the HDHomeRun Prime and Hauppauge DCR devices.

RCA

Analog

Compatible with Hauppauge analog devices for video or FM radio. (requires Hauppauge WinTV software is installed first).

Download

An evaluation version of Cast4ME can be downloaded from http://www.cast4me.com/Cast4MESetup.exe. Without having a license installed, Cast4ME will run for a maximum of an hour at a time. A full license for Cast4ME costs US$39.

 

Buying a License

Use the 'Buy Now' button below to buy a license for Cast4ME. Be sure to the try the application first before buying a license as no refunds are available. A license key will be generated and emailed to you within the next 24 hours. If you need to buy multiple keys, or license OEM versions, please user the email link below to let us know your specific needs.

Cast4ME

License costs US$39. A license key will be emailed to you within 24 hours.

Cast4ME for New Zealand users

License costs US$39. A license key and GST receipt will be emailed to you within 24 hours.

If you need to buy multiple keys, or license OEM versions, please use the 'Contact Us' link below to let us know your specific needs.

 

Version History

2.0.2 Improved ability to recover from unexpected HLS streaming errors

2.0.1 Updated user interface
Added support for providing more stream types via FFmpeg addon
Added support for streaming to the Internet (via a webserver) using HTTP Live (HLS)
Added support for transcoded HTTP streams

1.3.0 Several small bug fixes
Added ability to set bitrate on HDPVR/Colossus/Rocket/Analog devices

1.2.5 Fixed an issue with unicast UDP
Fixed a symbol rate error while scanning DVB-C in last build
Fixed a bug that could cause some devices to stop after first client disconnects, even if others are still streaming

1.2.3 Resolved a scanning issue with DVB-S tuners

1.2.2 Activity tab now shows the ipaddress of any HTTP clients
Fixed issue with streaming ATSC channel by major.minor numbers

1.2.0 Fixed issue that cause tuner to lock up when changing to channels on a different frequency
Clicking on a streaming URL in the channel setup will now copy the URL to the clipboard
Devices tab now shows configured devices at the top of the list
Improvements to the UI

1.0.6 Fixed issue that could cause a maximum of four HTTP connections for some users
Fixed issue that could cause an unhandled exception periodically
Worked around user-error when entering license key
Added online version checker to tell users when a new release is available

1.0.2 Fixed crash that could occur for some users in the first 24 hours
Fixed issue that could lead to live TV buffer files being left on disk, leading to disk filling up.
Fixed issue were device could continue to be used after last stream disconnected
Fixed minor UI issues on the Activity Log screen