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ScreenRecycler Reviews1.39

24 December 2018

Use any networked computer as additional display (beta).

Mikedb66
02 May 2007
Version: 1.00RC1(876)

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VNC with a PC works great. The developer responded immediately to my issue, and the fix worked perfectly.
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Winco
20 January 2017
Version: 1.39
NOTE!: (From the developers website) ScreenRecycler is currently not compatible with OSX 10.11.
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5
ylluminate
17 November 2014
Version: 1.39
This app is a real gem to have around. Works extremely well, except in Yosemite there is a bug in WindowServer that Apple has yet to resolve that is causing some performance problems. ScreenRecycler itself is just fine, but Apple is dropping the ball here in OS X 10.10.0 and even 10.10.x. If you use this app, please submit a bug report or feedback to let Apple know that we very much need them to fix WindowServer.
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Yazarim
08 August 2012
Version: 1.38
Very good software, like his "brother" JollysFastVNC. Support is simply perfect. Many thanks
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Vikarti-Anatra
25 May 2012
Version: 1.38
Nice one. Would be very nice if driver also support 1600x900 virtual resolution. I have such (Windows) notebook which I want to use as remote display but I have to add scaling or use smart zoom.
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Alan1206
28 January 2011
Version: 1.38
I test it with mbp 17" running 10.6.6. after remote connect to screenrecycler. remote become main screen ? i can't find any support for the apps :( I wish it works.. since i want to run some apps on 2nd screen.
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Grandlepton
06 September 2010
Version: 1.38
Version 1.38 does not support the 64 bit kernel.
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Chrischram
12 March 2010
Version: 1.38
I bought this application so I could mirror the screen of my MacBook for the viewing pleasure of the members of our small users group. Due to the fluctuation between the Dollar and the Euro, I had to pay a few bucks more than is stated on this page. Oh well... My one quibble, though it's not a deal breaker, is that my Keynote presentations don't display AT ALL on my remote screen. I have to convert them to PDF in order to present them to the group. I don't use any visual effects, so that's no biggie.
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5
Arvidtp
24 June 2008
Version: 1.18
Great piece of software. I use it on stage while performing with other musicians - they can see the settings of their effects etc. running on my macbook pro wirelessly from the other side of the stage using another laptop. Much easier than bringing another display to gigs.
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Iamdmann
30 April 2008
Version: 1.16
fantastic implementation, no problem to set up...i only wish there was a way to have the program demand higher system resources for faster performance. i love that it normally doesn't take too many resources, but sometimes i don't mind if i can't run as many applications or if my network slows down a bit. that said, i've been waiting for over a year for new apple displays to come out and while my 17 inch g5 imac isn't a 23 inch cinema display 20 bucks is a great deal to get more screen space without buying any more kit. performance on a macbook C2D 2.2 is great, performance on a mini CD 1.8 is great too...really nice that i can start the program through screen sharing on the imac g5 and then switch my keyboard/mouse to the mini and have a display for my previously headless mac mini. the only other issue is that there is not an easy way to find student pricing, but on a 25 dollar application you're very likely to come out ahead without student pricing...unless you can pick up a display for 20 bucks.
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TwisterMc
09 April 2008
Version: 1.16
I can't get it to install. When it gets to 'select a destination' nothing shows. Help.
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5
Vvarp
22 August 2007
Version: 1.06 build 1210
Unique concept, great implementation and included VNC client works like a charm (not to mention it's one of the best in the range) - I use it everyday!
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Mikedb66
02 May 2007
Version: 1.00RC1(876)
VNC with a PC works great. The developer responded immediately to my issue, and the fix worked perfectly.
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Mmcshane63
15 April 2007
Version: 0.92
Great proof of concept. The developer was very quick to respond to my email and courteous with it. I'm using it with an Intel CD, 2G in conjunction with a G3 iMac or a G4 eMac or an Intel MacBook. Apart from fairly sparse instructions I don't think ir gets much better. mmcshane63
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Lukearts
25 March 2007
Version: 0.90
Version 0.88(779) works great for me best version to date. It app just keeps getting quicker. Until now... Version 0.90(800) cause a kernel panic on the main mac at boot. If the machine actually gets to the startup screen all graphics are completely heterogeneous and I am unable to do anything other than a hard reset. Started in safe boot, removed .kext and restarted fine. I've since installed 0.88 again and all is working. Mac mini : Intel Core Duo 1.66 GHz : 2 GB ram : OS X 10.4.9 : Gigabit ethernet
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New-User
23 March 2007
Version: 0.90
Networked two macs together via direct Firewire cable. Couldn't get a usable framerate no matter what settings I tried. And there were numerous stability problems. iMac G5 2ghz 512MB iBook G4 1Ghz 768MB It's a good tech demo, can't wait until it's actually useful. Combine it with some sort of wireless transmitter/receiver and you could have a really cool product.
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5
Ricoblues
21 March 2007
Version: 0.88
Great app! Works fine with my iMac G5 and my old iBook G4. The developer great courtesy and fast responses to my questions. Perfect when using software with tools or a lot of windows. Need a little work to install and the Vnc client supplied work only on Tiger (if you have an old Mac I think you have often an old Osx) and this features must be enhanced.
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Neutralzone
27 February 2007
Version: 0.82
Well, maybe you're not most Mac users. Maybe you're only on your first Mac. After 3 or 4 years, every Mac user ends up with a spare computer, when you get a newer one. Unless you eBay your old Mac or give it to a family member, you'll have a spare computer soon. In my case, I have two primary computers, a desktop and laptop, and Screen Recycler helps me make the most of all my monitors.
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5
Jonsi
14 February 2007
Version: 0.80
Fantastic!
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8bit-Wintermute
07 February 2007
Version: 0.78
Puzzled by the comment "Most Mac users have a spare computer sitting right next to their main computer on their desk" I certainly don't
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Maclover1-1
01 February 2007
Version: 0.76
WOW I love it when developpers think of truly new stuff... instead of all doing the same thing like say: TinkerTool, Onyx and all that bunch... redundant... yep be creative people.. now this is NEW :-)
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5
Niamor
01 December 2006
Version: 0.64
This app is absolutly fantastic. Incredible.
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Imacjason
05 October 2006
Version: 0.56 (317)
im sorry, should of been more specific. large videos (on a 1280x1024 screen) on a mac mini (intel core solo) screenrecycler uses about 20-25% and the WindowServer chews up about 40%. moving to the internal display lowers CPU usage significantly. anyways.. this app is awesome, probably the most stable alpha software ive used in a long time.
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4.25
Imacjason
03 October 2006
Version: 0.54 (307)
Great little app! Uses few resources, rescued my windows machine from a life in the closet. Perfect for someone that has a mac that cant do mutiple displays in hardware (like me). only one downside... video takes a lot of CPU on a single core mac mini. This program is off to a great start, hope the developer keeps up the good work.
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