Lean back, connect to your Mac right from your Apple TV and control it with the Siri Remote in your hand. Skip the cloud and beam all the photos, presentations, documents and other content on your Mac directly onto the big screen.
Turn your Siri Remote into an awesome presentation tool with Mouse Spot. Connect your Apple TV to a projector in your conference room and use it as a shared Mac display and remote control solution for the whole team.
Turn the remote of your Apple TV into a remote for over 100+ popular Mac apps, for which Remote Buddy provides tailor-made plugins.
Turn the touchpad of your Apple TV Remote into a mini-trackpad for your Mac. Supports clicking, dragging and scrolling.
Beam your Mac's screen right onto your TV. Remote Buddy Display uses its own high-performance screen sharing engine and protocol, developed from ground-up for tvOS and iOS, with a focus on high framerates and low latency.
While in trackpad mode, rest a finger on the remote's touchpad for two seconds to highlight the area around the mouse cursor. When you're done, just lift the finger for two seconds and the highlight effect disappears. A terrific tool to bring more life and expression to presentations - or just locate the mouse cursor on screen.
Use Remote Buddy's on-screen keyboard to type text or control apps. Complete with letter previews, modifier and cursor keys. Bluetooth keyboards connected to your Apple TV are also supported.
Pick from Remote Buddy's huge library of app-specific actions, launch, switch and quit apps right from your Apple TV. Mark frequently used items as favorites for quick access.
|Technology||Remote Buddy Display||AirPlay||VNC|
|Connection started from||Apple TV||Mac||Apple TV|
|Performance||High||High||Low for frequent fullscreen updates|
|Latency||Low||Low||Up to several seconds for frequent fullscreen updates|
|Special hardware requirements||No||Yes, not all Macs supported.||No|
|Input Device support||Remote Buddy Display||AirPlay||VNC|
|Mouse / Trackpad||Yes||No||Yes|
|Context Awareness||Remote Buddy Display||AirPlay||VNC|
|App auto-detect with app-specific actions||Yes||No||No|
Requires tvOS 9 or later.