July 11, 2023: Updated Guest Mode Requirements

  • Support for Guest Mode has been removed.

January 27, 2023: Updated image assets

  • Most image assets in the Design Checklist have been updated to reflect the current UI.

May 17, 2021: Updates to iOS sender UX guidelines

  • Updated UX guidelines for iOS senders on iOS 14 and later.

June 4, 2018: Touch receiver UX guidelines

April 28, 2016: Updated image assets

  • Updated all image assets to comply with the UX guidelines.
  • Split the lengthy design checklist document by its major headings into seven shorter, better chunked files for faster loading and less scrolling.
  • For better consistency, replaced "expanded controls" with "expanded controller" and replaced "persistent controls" with "mini controller".

December 9, 2015: Various updates

September 16, 2015: Various updates

March 18, 2015: Updates for volume controls

November 24, 2014: Updates for guest mode

  • Considerations for guest mode have been added througout

May 9, 2014: Cast dialog, Volume, Notifications, Lockscreen and Translations

April 11, 2014: Notifications and Lockscreen

March 21, 2014: Updated cast icon

  • Cast button states checklist requirements have been updated to reflect the new ON / Connected state of the cast icon

March 10, 2014: Introducing Cast

March 7, 2014: Broad refinements

  • Updated checklist titles
  • More clearly defined "Required" & "Best practices"
  • Added sender / Web Receiver screenshot pairs to all states
  • Added animated gifs for loading & connecting states
  • Added terminology section
  • Updated Chrome guidelines to reflect current requirements
  • More clearly defined requirements for Sender stops cast
  • More clearly defined requiremnts for Sender resumes cast


Images used in this guide are courtesy of the Blender Foundation, shared under copyright or Creative Commons license.

  • Elephant's Dream: (c) copyright 2006, Blender Foundation / Netherlands Media Art Institute /
  • Sintel: (c) copyright Blender Foundation |
  • Tears of Steel: (CC) Blender Foundation |
  • Big Buck Bunny: (c) copyright 2008, Blender Foundation /