iPad apps

Duet, an easy way to use iPad as extra PC display

2019-03-27 15:04 #0 by: Niklas

Since I last wrote about Duet Display, about a year ago, it has received several updates. It can use your Mac graphics card to speed up rendering and it can be used wirelessly with an annual subscription. You can use both iPads and iPhones as extra displays for your computer.

In addition to working as an extra display, Duet also makes the extra screen touch controlled. It is like using your fingers as mouse pointers on a computer.

If you have a headless (a computer without a display) Mac, you can use your iPhone or iPad as it's only display. I have done that with a Mac mini.

Duet Display has a 4.2 rating from more than 300 users in App Store.

» Duet Display - Ex-Apple Engineers Turn Your iPad Into An Extra Display

» ‎Duet Display on the App Store

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2019-03-27 20:51 #1 by: Leia

This that a cable that conects the two devices? 

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2019-03-28 10:38 #2 by: Niklas

I guess you wonder if Duet works by connecting the iPad or iPhone to the computer with a Lightning cable. If so, yes. But you can also connect it wirelessly if you subscribe.

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2019-03-28 19:28 #3 by: Leia

Yes, that is what I meant GladDoes that mean it is free if you buy a cable?!

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2019-03-29 02:53 #4 by: Niklas

The base version of Duet Display cost about 10 USD to buy. The cable you need is a Lightning to USB cable, the one you usually use for charging iPad.

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