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Review Splashtop 2 Remote Desktop
Access your PC from a smart phone
Author: Sergei Blyudov
Date: 30 Nov 2013, tested on LG G2
2 Splashtop Remote Desktop - it's an interesting program for Android, which allows you to connect your mobile device to your home computer and use all of its features, controlling the operating system using the virtual mouse, keyboard and gestures.
This is the second version of the program from the developer in which the program itself has finally made free for non-commercial use and reference. You can connect up to 5 of their computers and access them from anywhere through the cloud of Splashtop.
How to use?Customize the program is very simple, it will take you no more than five minutes. All you need to do is download the client on your computer from the official site (supported by Windows and Mac), and install the program on your tablet or smartphone. Now only register and enter your data on all your devices. Then you will see your computer in the application interface. Click on it and enjoy the view of the screen of your computer on your tablet or smartphone.
Now, connect to the computer, you can control the mouse and keyboard with your finger. If desired, you can enable the trackpad, it's a little more comfortable and familiar. In the lower right corner is a button to turn on the settings panel and keyboard mapping. Among the quick settings you can disable screen rotation, mute switch control the mouse and keyboard.
And that all you can do with Splashtop 2? Options are actually very much, at least you can run video and watch a movie, use any programs, as well as play games. Especially for games developers have added a convenient joystick, only to use it, you need to pay $ 2 in-game purchases.
Features Splashtop 2 for Android:
- Instant access to the computer screen from your smartphone or tablet;
- Quick and easy setup;
- Several types of control arm;
- Support system keys and combinations thereof;
- Gestures for popular functions;
- Transmission of sound from the computer;
- Zero delay when in one Wi-Fi network.
Summary. Splashtop 2 - is a good program to access your computer with Android-based device. The program copes with the stated functions, but do not expect from it that a complete operating system will appear on your phone. Still use the tablet screen with a desktop operating system is very inconvenient.