Remote Desktop app for iPad

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by Bill Cousert, Sep 10, 2015.

  1. Bill Cousert

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    Are there any remote desktop apps that are adequate for gaming, assuming that the iPad is connected to a PC in the same room?
     
  2. twerppoet

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    Given the control delays and awkwardness of the virtual mouse and keyboard used for remote desktop apps on the iPad, I can't image gaming this way. Even casual games would be frustrating.

    If someone has come up with a way around it, I haven't heard of it.

    That said, the only app I have any first hand experience with is Splashtop.

    Why would you use the iPad for a PC game if you are in the same room with the PC? I'm sure you have a reason, but I'm not coming up with anything obvious, so it's got me curious.
     
  3. Blue92

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    I agree with twerppoet. I've used Citrix to a desktop but can't see using it for gaming.
     
  4. LannyC

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    I once used Splashtop to control FlightGear on my iMac. I managed to fly briefly, poorly, and with great difficulty. An interesting experiment, not something I'd ever try again.
     
  5. Aerofly

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    I too use Splashtop, and find it very handy for general Desktop work, but I've tried it for games and it's not very good.
     

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