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ScreenRecycler Reviews1.39

24 December 2018

Use any networked computer as additional display (beta).

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Winco
Winco
Jan 20 2017
1.39
0.0
Jan 20 2017
0.0
Version: 1.39
NOTE!: (From the developers website) ScreenRecycler is currently not compatible with OSX 10.11.
ylluminate
ylluminate
Nov 17 2014
1.39
5.0
Nov 17 2014
5.0
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.
Yazarim
Yazarim
Aug 8 2012
1.38
4.0
Aug 8 2012
4.0
Version: 1.38
Very good software, like his "brother" JollysFastVNC. Support is simply perfect. Many thanks
Vikarti-Anatra
Vikarti-Anatra
May 25 2012
1.38
0.0
May 25 2012
0.0
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.
Alan1206
Alan1206
Jan 28 2011
1.38
0.0
Jan 28 2011
0.0
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.
Grandlepton
Grandlepton
Sep 6 2010
1.38
0.0
Sep 6 2010
0.0
Version: 1.38
Version 1.38 does not support the 64 bit kernel.
Chrischram
Chrischram
Mar 12 2010
1.38
4.0
Mar 12 2010
4.0
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.
Arvidtp
Arvidtp
Jun 24 2008
1.18
5.0
Jun 24 2008
5.0
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.
Iamdmann
Iamdmann
Apr 30 2008
1.16
5.0
Apr 30 2008
5.0
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.
TwisterMc
TwisterMc
Apr 9 2008
1.16
0.0
Apr 9 2008
0.0
Version: 1.16
I can't get it to install. When it gets to 'select a destination' nothing shows. Help.
Vvarp
Vvarp
Aug 22 2007
1.06 build 1210
5.0
Aug 22 2007
5.0
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!
Gabnxe
Gabnxe
Jul 21 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 21 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
Wow! Adds a great boost to Parallels on my desktop. Thanks!
Tiderium
Tiderium
Jul 21 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 21 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
Perfect. This will be in use a long time.
Epteam
Epteam
Jul 21 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 21 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
I've been using Sitelink and Versiontracker for a few years and noticed the promo deal. Automatically sidned up for the year after sending my four emails. Wow!
Jozef-Vaclavik
Jozef-Vaclavik
Jul 21 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 21 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
is there someone who know how many copies of MUBundle(11 apps) was sold? thankx
John-Spofforth
John-Spofforth
Jul 21 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 21 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
So ... wait. I work with both a Mac and a PC on my desk. Can I use the PC's monitor for Mac screen #2, then switch back instantly when I need to access a (EXE) program on the PC?
Donnathanson
Donnathanson
Jul 21 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 21 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
omigod, I'm a twin!
Buckeye-Bill
Buckeye-Bill
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
This software sounds like a great way to increase productivity in my online bookselling business, if I can easily switch from one screen to the other. How do you switch control by keyboard or mouse to the second screen?
gerbercj
gerbercj
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
This is perfect. I'm just about to purchase a new MacBook Pro, and it will be nice to be able to have an active use for my old Mac!
Jmonty
Jmonty
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
For a long time I have waited for such an application, though I thought it might happen via firewire. This solutions should prove more flexible.
Shuugo
Shuugo
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
Just awesome, I love this piece of software. Now my windows is useful.
Drewbot
Drewbot
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
Great way to use my old 17" iMac looks like it has some new life. Apple always has made great displays.
Bradvr
Bradvr
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
What a great utility! Allows me to get dual screens when I am using my MacBook at home. Way cool.
Wolfgang-Wein
Wolfgang-Wein
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
Just installed it. could not connect at first; found out about conflict with AppleRemotesktop; changed prot to 5901 - it's working fine now and it's awesome! many thanks
Keydi
Keydi
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
I've testet this software today - and it works very well.I'm happy about found it here.
Geopick
Geopick
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
A fantastic idea! My TiBook still has life!
Abordercollie
Abordercollie
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
Is there a VNC plugin for Apple TV? If so this would make for a very neat use of your TV and playing games wirelessly from your couch.
Waldwolf
Waldwolf
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
xwizbt2056 does vnc install a displaydriver under osx that automatically adds a new display if you connect with a vnc client? last time i checked it did not. (under linux as server it works)
Guest
Guest
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
What a great use for Windows computers! Now all the people that wanted Apple to release their best software for Windows can finally see the software run on their monitors.
Imniles
Imniles
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
OK this is officially the coolest thing ever. Or at least this week. I've got my PC and my mac side by side, and this lets me temporarily "steal" one of my PC monitors when I just need someplace to "park" a reference document so I can see it. It's not really fast enough for constant use as a pimrary display, but it's awesome as a place to drop stuff. To answer the comment about third monitor, YES - I used it as a THIRD monitor on my mac, and was able to just use the displays control panel to move it to where I wanted it on my "virtual" desktop. Total coolness!
Kevin-C-Wong
Kevin-C-Wong
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
"Why can't you just use VNC?" VNC puts the remote desktop screen on your screen so you don't really gain any more screen real estate. "Can ScreenRecycler be used to add a THIRD screen to your Mac if the Mac already has two monitors? Thanks!" Yes, ScreenRecycler and Synergy allow you to add more monitors to your main computer without additional video cards on the main computer.
Kenpresley
Kenpresley
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
Can ScreenRecycler be used to add a THIRD screen to your Mac if the Mac already has two monitors? Thanks!
Brionybob
Brionybob
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
Why can't you just use VNC?
dennispipper
dennispipper
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
This is a cool feature, but how does it differ from Screen spanning doctor?
Wavenumber
Wavenumber
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
I've been looking for something like this for a long time! Great to find it in a MU promo.
Vvarp
Vvarp
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
5.0
Jul 20 2007
5.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
I decided to make a purchase based on 30min of testing, and I need to say that after few hours of using it I am in love with this tool! Recommended!
Levitator
Levitator
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
You know what would really be cool? If the next version of screencycler could toggle between being client and server. So you could run screencycler on 2 connected macs and use both screens for either computer and toggle using same mouse/keybd!
Supernurse99
Supernurse99
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
With two old computers just sitting around collecting dust this sounds like a great alternative for me!
Philmac
Philmac
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
Neat! Two questions from my testing: 1) No matter what combo of setting I use, I get artifacts aplenty whenever I move a window. Not a big deal for my purposes, but is that normal? I'm on an iMac G5 with spanning enabled via ScreenSpanningDoctor, and am using an iBook G3 (Dual-USB) 600 mHz. ** 2) The main DVD Player window will not display on the 2nd screen. I can drag it there, but it immediately hops back onto the 1st screen. I thought this ability was enabled in Panther -- is there something I should be doing or is this a limitation of ScreenRecycler? (Both systems are running 10.4.10). ** Thanks for reading! Any thoughts?
Pmcarrion
Pmcarrion
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
I would love to use my old powerbook as a second display for my macbook pro!
Ialice
Ialice
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
I have an older 15" Titanium laptop that I have hardly used since I bought my G4 laptop. Sounds like with ScreenRecycler I should be able to use the Titanium to display my email while I surf the Web, work, or play games on my G4. This sounds perfect for me!
Dhrnr
Dhrnr
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
i hope i can get this working... for someone on a budget this makes a HUGE difference
David-Botton
David-Botton
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
Awsome! I convinced my company to go Mac and never go back and now we have a way to further appease our money people, that Macs are going to give our old Dells use!
Whatsthis
Whatsthis
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
the wireless way!
Sharky
Sharky
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
Already have dual monitors but can I get Quad?
Lupin41
Lupin41
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
A co-worker asked if I knew of a product like this last week. Now we can each save some dough on a new monitor! Way to go!
Nate-Houle
Nate-Houle
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
@ JimBuckner You only need 1 copy of ScreenRecycler, each client needs a vnc. Currently, ScreenRecycler doesn't support multiple clients but there _is_ a workaround. Simply open ScreenRecycler more than once.
Binfordjc
Binfordjc
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
My Laptop says to my Desktop, "Come up and Display Me sometime.".
Woodybrg
Woodybrg
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
Are you Kiddin' me! This sounds awesome! Was convinced when I was reading how this works but then Totally convinced when also noticed it worked with a Windows machine. I have switched and am now a Mac devotee but as you know...leftover PC stuff. Now I have a Terrific use for it and can save the landfill! Thanks....Sounds like a Terrific product....can't wait to start using it.
Jimdkc
Jimdkc
Jul 20 2007
1.0.2B1050
0.0
Jul 20 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.2B1050
Sounds like a great use for my old 17" G4 iMac that's sitting there not doing much of anything!