Chrome OS update brings Chromecast support to Google Drive files, more

Google announced today that Chrome OS has gotten a new update on its stable channel, bringing with it a few notable changes. If you're on a Chrome OS device, you can now enjoy Chromecast support for media files stored on Google Drive, along with the added ability to display apps installed on Google Drive in the Chrome OS Launcher.

The update brings the OS up to version 39.0.2171.85, and applies to all Chrome OS devices except for the Dell Chromebook 11, HP Chromebook 14, Acer C720, and the Toshiba Chromebook. Below you'll find the full (though short) list of highlighted changes:

  • Enable Chromecast support for media files stored on Google Drive
  • Update Network Error page design
  • Display apps installed in Google Drive in the Chrome OS Launcher

Source: Google