Is it possible to screencast from an iOS device to a Chromecast?

We'd like to be able to screencast in the same way you can from an iOS device to an Apple TV.

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Casting (mirroring) the entire screen of your iOS device to Chromecast is not possible. Apple TV uses an Apple proprietary technology called AirPlay for screen mirroring.

Casting is only available for compatible apps which have added support for Chromecast. In compatible apps, you will be shown a rectangular button with little wireless icon in the bottom left corner, as shown in the image below:

  • Are there no VNC apps for IOS?
    – WGroleau
    Aug 6, 2018 at 1:25
  • @WGroleau There are many VNC apps for iOS but only client apps and not server apps.
    – Nimesh Neema
    Aug 6, 2018 at 9:25
  • Perhaps I should make one. Nah, I should stay retired. :-)
    – WGroleau
    Aug 6, 2018 at 12:49
  • Are you talking about making a VNC server app for iOS? It may not be feasible to create such an app.
    – Nimesh Neema
    Aug 6, 2018 at 12:51
  • Apple would probably refuse to put it in the store, but if it were available open source, anyone with developer tools could compile it and put it on their own device.
    – WGroleau
    Aug 6, 2018 at 12:53

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