Duet Display

April 22, 2020 - Duet Inc (Free)
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Duet Display is a very useful mobile phone tool that can allow Windows users to transform their iPhone or iPad devices into a fully-functional second screen. By using this software, you can easily extend your current workspace no matter if you are a desktop or laptop user, enhancing your ability to multitask and to optimize your workflow with more easily available data on screens around you. Additionally, this second screen can still retain touchscreen functionality, enabling you to be even more productive than with a regular non-touchscreen standalone PC monitor.

With the app, you can delay or even cancel a purchase of standalone secondary monitors, and simply use the iDevices that you already own to increase your productivity and enable your home PC or a laptop to extend their desktop surface beyond its regular main screen.

It is a sleek piece of software that enables you to transform your iPhone or iPad into a second screen for your computer.


How to install Duet Display?

It comes in a fairly large installation package that will require up to several minutes to install depending on the configuration of your home PC or laptop. After successfully finishing the easy-to-follow installation procedure, you will be welcomed with a very simple app interface that consists of a single control screen and just a few on-screen configuration options. But to access those configurations you first need to properly set-up your iPhone or iPad. First, download and start Duet Display download mobile app, and connect the device with PC using a USB cable. Wireless communication is not supported.

The app can be used to configure three aspects of the connection quality – Framerate (60fps is recommended for most fluid use, but that setting can tax computer resources and faster drain your laptop battery), Performance (which will impact the image quality, three presets are available -High Power, Energy Efficient and Pixel Perfect), and finally Resolution (with support for Retina resolutions of latest iPads and iPhones).

To best take advantage of your tool, make sure that your iPad or iPhone device can support higher resolutions and your PC can handle rendering capacity needed to send a higher quality image to the external display. To save on resources, you can always reduce quality settings and find the most optimal image quality presets that fit your needs. Be aware that if your PC or Laptop gets burdened with additional processing during the use of this software (such as converting video files in another format), image quality and connection stability of external display image may suffer.

The utility comes with a sleek and modern interface that enables you to refresh the frame rate, type of performance and the resolution of the device. If you are on the road, then you can opt for the 60 FPS framerate and energy efficiency performance so you can use the laptop’s resources for longer.

Even though you can choose the highest settings, you should make sure that the iDevice can actually support the settings. This is why it is likely that you can experience a noticeable lag on the iPad sometimes.

Duet Display Mobile Tool Features

  • Extend or mirror your PC screen directly onto your iPhone or iPad device.
  • Compatible with all iPods and iPhones running iOS 7.0+
  • Extend your desktop space for productivity or multimedia use.
  • Fast and reliable connection.
  • High-quality image with zero lag.
  • Mac OS X only – Built-in touchscreen support.
  • Available on all modern versions of Windows (Server, 2008, 7, 8, 10, both 32-bit and 64-bit)
  • 100% FREE!
  • It also downloads for Mac OS Version 2.3.1

System Requirements Duet Display

For Windows
Operating System Windows 10 Enterprise, Pro or Home Editions (64-bit)
Driver Apogee Maestro & Apogee USB ASIO driver.
Processor Windows PC with Intel Core i3 processor or greater.
Memory 4 GB RAM minimum, 8 GB Recommended.
Connection USB port on the computer.
Power External power supply (included)
For Mac OS
Processor Intel Mac 1.5GHz or faster
Memory 2 GB RAM minimum, 4 GB recommended
Operating System 10.6.8, 10.7.5 or greater
Connection and Power Any available USB port on a Mac (USB bus-powered; DC power optional)

Technical Specification

Software Name Duet Display Software For Windows V
File Size 126 MB
License Free
Languages English, Italian, French, Spanish, Polish, Chinese, German, Japanese
Developer Duet Inc.

In the eventuality that you require a second screen, but it is not financially wise to invest in a second monitor for now, then perhaps Duet Display can help you get a suitable second display.


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