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All Samsung Galaxy devices used to come with a DLNA compliant app called Allshare.  It used to work well, but Samsung has since rebranded Allshare as something very different.  You can still use DLNA by using apps in the market and it works well.  The benefits are that it is simple, and the videos are not re-encoded, so you get the best quality.  The downside is that it is limited to a local area network, so it's a nice feature to watch videos at home, from a home PC but you cannot do this away from home.  There are plenty of paid solutions to choose from but there are free ones I personally use are:

To stream from PC to Galaxy Note 2 (UPNPlay): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=cx.hoohol.silanoid&feature=nav_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDMsImN4Lmhvb2hvbC5zaWxhbm9pZCJd

To stream from Galaxy Note 2 to PC (Pixel Media Server): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cmc.dms&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5jbWMuZG1zIl0.

There are 2 other methods for streaming video that are also available such as the new Allshare Play that Samsung has made available.  And the standard windows file sharing method through the LAN or VPN.  I'll cover those in future episodes.

Disclaimer: Galaxy Note 2 Tips & Tricks is a fan inspired video series and has no affiliations with the Samsung Group.

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