The most powerful remote control solution for the Mac®. Control more than 100 applications, virtual keyboard and mouse, presentations, media center software and important system settings right from your iPhone™, iPod® Touch, your Apple® Remote or one of the many other remote controls supported by Remote Buddy!
NEW The free AJAX Remote App for iPhone™ and iPod® Touch. Now in the App Store.

AJAX Remote Requirements

Your setup needs to meet all of the requirements (Mac®, client and network) listed and linked to below. We strongly encourage you to make use of the free Remote Buddy trial version and test it thoroughly to verify that your setup meets all requirements before making a purchase.

Mac® Requirements Remote Buddy, running on the Mac® you want to control and responsible for serving the AJAX Remote to the client, requires:
  • Mac OS® X 10.6 or later (Remote Buddy is available for Mac OS® X only. Other operating systems like Windows® or Linux are not supported).
  • An Internet connection (required only during the online verification of a purchased license code).
Client Requirements The following clients are currently supported (one of them is required):
  • iPhone™ with OS 3.0 or later.
  • iPod® Touch with OS 3.0 or later.
  • Safari® 4 or Safari® 5 (running on a computer other than the Mac® you want to control).
Network Requirements A local Wi-Fi® network is required for the communication between the Mac® and the client. The network needs to meet these requirements:
  • Client and Mac® must have a stable, reliable connection to the same network.
  • The network needs to meet the network requirements as found on the hardware page.


Setup Guide

The AJAX Remote Setup Guide walks you through setting up Remote Buddy's AJAX Remote.

AJAX Remote Setup Guide
Network Guide

Network Questions

The Remote Buddy FAQ answers frequently asked questions on network topics and also contains a few, pictured network setup how-tos. We're happy to offer this additional information and hope it is useful to those of Remote Buddy's users who have trouble getting their network in compliance with the network requirements. We'd like to point out, however, that network configuration and troubleshooting are not features of Remote Buddy and that we can't offer you individual support in troubleshooting or configuring your network. For individual network setup and troubleshooting support, please contact the makers of the network hardware you are using.

More resources

For a complete overview of available support resources, please see the support overview.