roConnect is a simple and convenient software to stream the media files on your computer. You can get remote access to your home network to stream media to every corner of your home. It connects you with your computer’s media library simultaneously with all the devices you need to connect. roConnect app is available on the Roku channel store to connect your computer and stream files on the TV.

Roku device support roConnect app

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Features of roConnect application

Media Management – It has a web application to manage your computer’s media library. Adding and removing media is as easy as adding and removing media files from a folder.

IMDb Integration – This feature helps to find information about the movies using the IMDb database.

Network Streaming – It can stream media from any computer if connected to the home network without any streaming device.

Connect Multiple Roku Players – You can connect to multiple Roku Players simultaneously in the house to access media files synced to the computer’s media library.

Media Management

Formats supported by roConnect

roConnect currently supports only the listed file formats to stream on your computer.

  • Video
    • MP4
    • MOV
    • M4V
    • ASF
    • WMV
  • Audio
    • MP3
    • WMA

How to Add roConnect on Roku?

As mentioned earlier, roConnect is available on the official channel store. You can download and install it on your device directly.

#1. Using the HDMI port of your TV, connect the Roku device.

#2. Press the Home button on your Roku remote and go to the Home screen.

Home screen

#3. On the home screen, scroll down and select the Streaming Channels option.

Streaming channels option

#4. Under Streaming Channels, choose the Search Channels option.

#5. Navigate to the search bar and type roConnect using the on-screen keyboard.

Search option

#6. From the suggestions list, click on roConnect and tap Add Channel button to install it.

#7. Once the installation process is over, click “OK” on the pop-up.

#8. On the app info page, Launch the roConnect app.

roConnect play from beginning option

#8. You can easily connect your computer to the roConnect server and stream files on it.

roConnect play/pause option

Related: iWebTV on Roku

If you are looking for a convenient way to connect your videos to Roku Player, the roConnect app is the solution for all your needs. It can stream videos on your computer to your Roku Player, an Android phone, and other computers connected to the local network. You can install this application on your Roku and start streaming personal files on your TV and enjoy streaming them with your family and friends.