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iDisplay is an app that turns a mobile device into a secondary desktop monitor. The app currently supports iOS, Android, Windows and MacOS, and it lets users connect a desktop computer to a mobile over WiFi. Mac users can further connect a computer to a mobile device using a USB-C cable. Once connected, the mobile device functions just like any other secondary monitor. Users can mirror their display on their mobile device or they can use the mobile device for extra screen space. An app is required for both the desktop computer and the mobile device, but the apps for desktop computers are provided free of charge. Read moreless
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iDisplay Reviews

We have 1 review for iDisplay. The average overall ratings is 4.0 / 5 stars.

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My Opinion on iDisplay
written by grex on 2018-06-16 08:05:01
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Overall Opinion: In recent years tablets and mobile phones have gotten larger and larger, and they have increased their screen resolutions, too. This makes them comparable to many laptop monitors. iDisplay takes advantage of this, allowing you to use one of these devices as a secondary monitor. Not only is having a second monitor useful for increasing your productivity, but having a wireless second monitor creates all sorts of possibilities. For example, imagine giving a business presentation. You pass could around an iPad that you control to help demonstrate your product or service. iDisplay is also very easy to set up. It connects your desktop with your mobile device over WiFi, and it does so automatically. If you have a Mac, you can also use a USB-C cable. The company says that they will soon be releasing an Android version that works with USB as well. However, iDisplay is not without its drawbacks, and there are many of them. It is relatively expensive as far as mobile apps go, and it currently has lots of technical problems, especially on Android. These problems include connectivity issues and flickering. It can also be very slow. Customer support is further terrible, with many users complaining about unanswered support requests. At both iTunes and Google Play the app currently has very low user ratings. Still, if SHAPE GmbH — the creator of the app — can address these problems and offer the app at a better price, iDisplay could become a very useful tool.

Pros: Very easy to set up and use Works with both Windows and Mac computers, and with both iOS and Android devices Works either over WiFi or USB-C (Mac only) Desktop apps come free of charge

Cons: Is very expensive, especially in comparison to other mobile apps Has very poor customer support, with many unanswered support issues The app has many technical problems, especially on Android Can be very slow The app currently has very poor ratings from both iOS and Android users

grex is using iDisplay every other week recently.


  • Creates a wireless monitor for your desktop
You can always update iDisplay to add more features!

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Youtube Video: i Display app review

This app helps you to make a dual monitor with your tablet or smart phone it's for Windows and Mac.

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