New Chromecast firmware versions available from Google

Google Chromecast firmware version 2021

Google has just released new firmware versions for Chromecast. Our last mention of the device and the streaming service was in December when we said that the Apple TV app would be available on Chromecast with Google TV. That was a month later when we learned that the standalone Chromecast with Google TV remote was available on the Google Store. There are a number of software updates ready for various Chromecast devices. Keep in mind that most of them are done in stages.

Chromecast with Google TV will receive build number 200918.033 with the security update on December 5, 2020. This particular launching It comes with a number of updates including general security, stability and performance improvements, improved 4K support for TVs and AVRs, and Dolby Audio enhancement for Dolby Atmos and Dolby Digital Plus streaming content.

Chromecast update

The Chromecast update also adds improvements and fixes to Android recovery screen. The appearance of the latter has also been reduced, but when it is displayed, you will see improved instructions. Make a note of the firmware versions available for the different Chromecast models.

• Chromecast (1st generation): firmware version 1.36.159268
• Chromecast (2nd generation): 1.44.185164
• Chromecast: 1.44.185164
• Chromecast Ultra: 1.44.185164
• Chromecast Audio: 1.42.172094

Check the current production firmware version available on the devices:

• Chromecast (1st generation): firmware version 1.36.157768
• Chromecast (2nd generation): 1.44.185164
• Chromecast: 1.44.185164
• Chromecast Ultra: 1.42.183786
• Chromecast Audio: 1.42.172094
• Stream for Android TV: 1.42.179832

Feel free to check your firmware version to see if the updates are ready to be installed. Proceed to you Google Home app> choose device> Settings> watch Transmission firmware version: X.XXX.XXXXX.

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