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Average customer rating

3.2
32 ratings

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Peter · 8/23/2014
Not a scam

I must say, the app looked like a scam at first. The good news is, it isn't a scam - it works and does the same thing Windows Media Player does (which isn't available on Windows RT). One major nitpick, tough: If the video does not fill the screen, it uses the Metro Background color to draw bars around the video, instead of black. The Metro Background color is usually something bright like green, red, or purple. The video is centered and scaled up to fill the screen, as it should be. Another reviewer noted that pause doesn't work from the Nokia Play To app - it seems this has been fixed, works for me.

Calvin · 4/16/2014
Work's but with minor issue

When playing video or music from Nokia Play to. the pause does not work and have to back right out to stop it. Otherwise works awesome. Would be great if could have a background task that takes focus and stays available all of the time that way I don't have to open it if I want to use it.

John · 12/19/2013
Cropping Issues

Really annoying that pictures that aren't 16:9 show up on the left side with that awful default background showing. Please center picture and show a black background

Leston · 12/5/2013
LesK

Good. Job Grand Pop can put the photos on the screen A really easy to use App!

Long · 10/10/2013
design is not so good

Splashscreen is ugly. Especially on a high resolution screen - I used a 23 inch (resolution: 1900-1080) lcd

Jason · 7/15/2013
Plays my videos on the big screen

I use this to share my videos from my phone to my PC that I have hooked up to my 'dumb' TV. Make sure you have a good wireless connection like 802.11n or 802.11ac or other DLNA certified router for video streaming.

Fred · 2/17/2013
Works with Windows 8 -> RT

Install and run on your Surface or other RT device, and make sure network discovery is turned on for both computers. Then add a device on Windows 8, and it will find the media player. **You will have to rename the player** to match the name of your RT device. Now view a video file in Windows Explorer on Windows 8, and you'll see the "PlayTo" menu enabled and can play to your Surface. Use Remote Desktop from RT to start/pause/stop playing. Works great!!!

Henry · 2/2/2013
Nice

I didn't think it would work but it does. Great streaming videos from my Surface to my desktop pc with the big screen monitor. Makes me want to get a home theatre pc to stream to.

Bob · 12/25/2012
Works great, until you want to do something else..

As metro apps are suspended while off screen, the music stops when you go to do something else on the computer. Aside from that it showed up on my phone instantly and plays fine. But going to stick with windows media player for this since I can multitask there.

Jeremy · 4/6/2013
Unusable for video

Photo sharing works great but video sharing is very, very buggy. It took me several restarts of the app to get videos to play. Once a video plays you cannot play another video without force-closing the app and starting over. This makes it almost unusable for anything other than photo sharing. I am using a Lumia 920 and Surface RT. My advice is not to waste your $2.00 until some updates are made, especially since there is no trial version so you can see the bugs for yourself.

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Features

  • Video displays properly in all View States
  • Ad Free Video content display
  • Scales beautifully to all devices from 10" tablets to 27" and larger displays

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Version notes

Update for Windows 8.1! Moved Troubleshooting and How To Video into a Flyout.


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