Kanopy is a video streaming service for public libraries and universities. It offers you to watch movies and documentaries for free with a Public library card or university login as a student or professor. Under the Kanopy subdivision, it has a kids program called Kanopy kids that contains kids content accessed by all Kanopy members. It cost the institution around $150 per year for a single title and can be extended to a 3-year license for $350. It was discontinued by some of the largest libraries in the USA, like the New York Public Library, the Brooklyn Public Library, and the Queens Public Library. In this article, let’s see how to Chromecast Kanopy on your TV.

Kanopy available devices


Before casting Kanopy on your Chromecast connected device, make sure of the following.

  • Connect the Chromecast device to the HDMI port of the TV/monitor.
  • If your device or TV has in-built Chromecast support, then enable it.
  • Make sure both Chromecast connected device and casting device are connected to the same WiFi Network.

Chromecast Kanopy via Smartphone

[1] Open Play Store/App store in your smartphone.

[2] Search and install Kanopy app on your device.

Chromecast Kanopy

[3] After installation, Launch Kanopy app on your device.

[4] Login with your Kanopy acount.

[5] Tap on the Cast icon from the top right corner.

Chromecast Kanopy

[6] Select your Chromecast device from the list of available device.


[7] Now you can watch Kanopy on your TV screen casted from your smartphone.

Chromecast Kanopy via the Web browser

[1] Launch Chrome browser on your PC.

[2] Visit https://www.kanopy.com/ from your browser.

Chromecast Kanopy - login

[3] Login with your Kanopy account.

[4] Now play any video on Kanopy.

[5] Click on the cast icon near the full screen icon.

Chromecast Kanopy

[6] Select your Chromecast device from the cast tab.

cast tab

[7] Now you can watch Kanopy on your TV from the Web browser.

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These are some of the ways to cast Kanopy from our smartphones and PC. As Kanopy is one of the compatible Chromecast apps, you can easily Chromecast the contents to the TV using the smartphone.