EZCast Manual for Mac OS Users

Visonicom EZCast WiFi display adapters support Mac OS (Mac PC), iOS (iPhone and iPad), Android (Android smart phone and tablet PC) and Windows (Windows desktop PC and laptop PC),. So there are 4 versions of user’s manuals: EZCast manual for Mac OS, EZCast manual for iOS, EZCast manual for Android, and EZCast manual for Windows. There are slight differences in operation for users running different operation systems/devices.

This is the Mac OS version for Mac PCs.mac os logo

The manual will be updated without prior notice.

For general purpose, the Quick Installation Guide is enough for all users.

Visonicom EZCast WiFi display dongle series are the first universal cross platform (Mac OS, iOS, Android, Windows) WiFi display HDMI adapters that support Airplay, WiFi direct Miracast, and DLNA all-in-one simultaneously, with EZCast WiFi display adapters users can easily cast the videos, photos, games and files from iPAD/iPhone, Android phones/tablet PCs, PC/Notebook, to HDTV or projector through HDMI port wirelessly(Run EZCast for all users, or EZAir for iPAD/iPhone users, or Miracast for Android phone/Android pad users), or push all the video, photo, and files to from the above mentioned devices to HDTV or projector (DLNA).

Manual Index:
1. Basic Features
2. Physical Connection
3. Operation Tutorial
3.1 EZCast Utility Installation
3.2 Get Connected
3.3 Run EZCast
3.4 DLNA
3.5 EZAir (Airplay)
4. Settings
4.1 Resolution
4.2 Password
4.3 Internet Access
4.4 Language Setting
4.5 System Upgrade
5. Troubleshooting


1. Basic Features
Multi OS support: Android, iOS, Windows, Mac OS
Multimode support: Miracast, DLNA, Airplay
Highly integrated Actions SoC (600MHz/1GHz)
Simple to operate
Most compact size and lower consumption under 2w
Fast connection & low latency for superior user experience
H.264 1080P full HD video decode
LPCM Audio Decode
HDMI v1.3 video output
HDCP 2.x
Auto channel selection with high quality video stream
Build in WiFi support IEEE 801.11 b/g/n up to 150Mbps data transfer rate with WiFi Direct capability
Flexible power using TV standard USB port (5V/400mA) or external USB power supply

2. Physical Connection

Simply connect the HDMI port of the EZCast universal WiFi Display Adapter VMD-EZ151 (hereafter refers to EZCast adapter, EZCast WiFi Display Dongle, the adapter or the dongle) with HDTV, use a HDMI cable in case of necessary.

Connect the micro USB power port of EZCast adapter with a USB charger or USB port of TV for power supply. The adapter starts to boot up.

Turn on TV and select current HDMI port. The TV screen will display the booting up status of EZCast dongle.

3. Operation Tutorial

3.1 EZCast Utility Installation
The HDTV screen shows the boot up information. It is the universal display for all OS.


From the Screen we can find the EZCast WLAN Info: SSID, Password, and IP address. For instance, the parameters are SSID (EZBOX04), Password (253014), IP address ( for the EZCast WiFi display dongle used for the manual.

Run your browser of your PC; download the EZCast package from our website as prompt on the TV screen. Execute it while the download is done. Now follow the installation procedure on your PC.

EZCast install

Click [Install]


Select [Macintosh HD] and click [Continue]


Type the system user name and password to allow the installation

EZCast install in Mac

Click [OK] and [Continue] to install Soundflower to enable audio cast from Mac PC to EZCast WiFi display dongle

EZCast install soundflower

Click [Continue] to install Soundflower

EZCast install soundflower

Agree License agreement

ezcast soundflower-4

Click [Install]

Click [Continue Installation]

ezcast install soundflower

Installation finish. Click [Restart] to allow system restart

ezcast install soundflower finish

After restart, you can go to application

ezcast in mac


3.2 Get Connected

You can easily find EZCast from the application list after system restart. Double Execute EZCast utility, EZCast will automatically detect EZCast WiFi display dongle and guide you to set up a connection with it.

Input password when EZCast prompts.

Run ezcast in Mac

EZCast with Mac OS

The SSID of your EZCast dongle will be EZCast-xxxxxxxx as shown on TV. The password is also as shown as on your TV screen.

3.3 Run EZCast

Click [ON] to cast your Mac PC screen to HDTV or projector now. The EZCast Utility offers 4 mode options: Graphic, Video, Mirror, Extension

Run EZCast

Graphic mode is to static files such as PowerPoint, Excel, Word files, pictures or web pages, etc.

Video mode is to stream dynamic contents such as local and internet video streaming for better frame effect.

Mirror mode is to Windows screen to HDTV or projector.

Extension mode is to have the HDTV as an extension display aside Mac PC monitor.

It is simple to operate.

Run EZCast in Mac

This is the end of the tutorial of EZCast application on Mac PC.

Besides EZCast, the WiFi display dongle also supports DLNA, Airplay and Miracast (for Android users only).

3.4 DLNA

This is to enable the DMR (Digital Media Reader) function of EZCast WiFi display dongle. When enabled, run DMC (Digital Media Controller) applications or online streamer with DLNA support to stream media files from DMS (Digital Media Server, it can be your Mac PC or online sever that offers online video streaming with DLNA support), so that to play VOD (Video on Demand) the files saved in your computer or online. Click [?] to check the APP list for DLNA enabled DMC.

EZCast DLNA in Mac OS

3.5 EZAir (Airplay)
Click [EZAir] to enable Airplay. For Mac PC users, click [ON] button to enable EZAir. Similar to DLNA, it is to cast pictures/music/video saved in iPhone/iPAD to HDTV or projector.

ezcast ezair airplay

The related iOS/Mac EZAir related APPs will pop out. You can select your favorite EZAir APP to stream wireless to HDTV.


4. Settings
To use virtual wireless remote controller to change the move direction, the center button [OK] is to confirm. Click [Back] to back to previous screen.

ezcast virtual remote control

4.1 Resolution
Click [Resolution] to set up the output resolution of EZCast dongle. Supported resolutions: 1920*1080 24P, 1280*720 60P. Modification will be effective after reboot.

ezcast setting resolution

4.2 Password
Click [Password] to set the password of EZCast WiFi display adapter


4.3 Internet Access
Click [Internet] to connect to wireless hotspot for internet access. EZCast can also work as a bridge between your wireless hotspot and your smart device for internet access.

ezcast wlan setting

4.4 Language Setting
Click [Language] to set the language from the list. It is multilingual support.

ezcast language setting

4.5 System Upgrade
Click [Upgrade] to upgrade EZCast firmware and APP OTA (On the Air) online. EZCast WiFi display adapter will check and compare the firmware version and upgrade automatically when a newer version is available. Make sure the internet access is ready and don’t power off when upgrading.


5. Troubleshooting

IN case audio is not cast properly from Mac PC to HDTV with EZCast WiFi display dongle, simply restore the sound settings from Soundflower to Internal Speaker as Output device and Internal Microphone as Input device.

This is the end of the Instruction Manual for Mac PC users of Visonicom EZCast Universal WiFi Display Adapter