PDF stands for “Portable Document Format“. PDF is a format which was introduced to easily share documents between users. You cannot alter or modify a PDF file but still, you can share it across computers and print it easily. To read a PDF file, you need a PDF reader. Nowadays, all browsers are compatible to read PDF files as well. You can also cast PDF to the TV using Google Chromecast. Let us discuss more on how to Chromecast PDF.

Note: Plug-in Chromecast to the HDMI port of your TV and connect Chromecast and your computer to the same WiFi network. You can cast a file to Chromecast only by connecting both devices to the same WiFi network.

Related: Chromecast for Chrome

How to Chromecast PDF to TV?

Follow the steps below to cast PDF to TV:

1: Right-click on the PDF file and click on “Open With“.

2: Choose “Google Chrome” from the list of applications.

3: Your PDF will open on Chrome.

4: Click on the menu icon on the top right corner of your Chrome browser. (Three dotted menu icon below Close (X) button).

Chromecast PDF

5: Click on the “Cast” option under Chrome Menu.

CLick Cast

6: The Chrome browser will search for the available Chromecast devices.

Chromecast PDF

7: Click on the sources button and check whether Cast Tab option is selected. If the cast tab is not selected, then you can have to select “Cast Tab” option.

Cast Tab

8: After selecting Cast Tab, click on the Chromecast device name to cast the particular tab.

Chromecast PDF

Note: The PDF will now appear on your TV. You can zoom in, zoom out, scroll up & down using your keyboard. You can control the PDF using your computer keyboard.

Related: How to Chromecast Photos to TV?


By casting PDF, you can easily display the PDF to a large gathering. If you are in a meeting and if you wish to cast a PDF, then you can use the above steps to Chromecast PDF to your TV. You can also use Android or iPhone to cast PDF by using Screen mirroring option on Google Home app.

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