What are the differences between Airplay, Chromecast and Miracast?

Advantages of AirPlay over Miracast and Chromecast

While there are other wireless streaming technologies available such as Miracast and Chromecast, AirPlay has some distinct advantages.

One of the main advantages is the ability to stream content from an Apple device to an AirPlay-enabled device without any additional hardware or software. In contrast, Miracast and Chromecast require dedicated hardware or software to be installed on both the sending and receiving devices.

In addition, AirPlay offers superior audio quality compared to Miracast and Chromecast, thanks to its use of lossless audio codecs such as Apple Lossless and FLAC. AirPlay also allows users to stream content from their Apple device to multiple AirPlay-enabled devices simultaneously, which is not possible with Miracast and Chromecast.

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