App Review : RemoteMouse

Turn your mobile phone or tablet into a set of wireless mouse, keyboard and trackpad.

Controlling your Mac or PC wirelessly from your phone has been made easy and convenient with Remote Mouse. With this robust app, you can change your phone into another input device for you Computer. You basically turn it into a set of wireless mouse and keyboard with the satellite app for iOS or Android. Enjoy using smart multi-touch gestures, transmitted to your computer, type, scroll, and manipulate your computer in every imaginable way. The number of useful applications is countless, including those cases when you’re simply too tired to reach for the keyboard.

Remote Mouse by default will be comfortable to Mac users because it offers a similar feel to a MacBook’s multi-touch trackpad, where a one-finger tap acts as a left click and a two-finger tap acts as a right click. You can scroll with two fingers and pinch with two fingers to zoom. In the app’s settings, you can adjust tracking and scrolling speeds and disable or enable various multi-touch gestures.

Remote Mouse features

Quick power options from your phone

Already boasting a fully simulated touchpad, providing full control of your Mac, the app also makes it easy to use such options as shutting down, restarting, and logging off. One tap on your phone and you are done.

Easy switching between Macs

Use this remote control mouse application to instantly launch and easily switch between your home Mac, work Mac and other computers you use Setapp on. You will also like its handy show desktop feature. Your ordinary mouse and keyboard are already jealous.

User interface adoptable to your needs

Determine which features you really need and hide the rest out of sight. The companion mobile app provides enough options to set all of the controls to your likening. Enjoy taking advantage of a completely adjustable user interface matching your needs and tastes.

Voice typing capability

The app is perfectly integrated with macOS, iOS and Android’s speech recognition. To use voice typing on your Mac, all you are required to do is hit the voice button and speak into your iPhone or other device. The text will appear on your Mac’s screen, just as if you were physically typing it.

Gyroscope mouse

Adore novel technologies, don’t you? Why not take advantage of the gyroscope mouse then? Move the mouse cursor by waving your phone in the air. Yes, that is so simple. Enjoy an awesome use of the gyroscope and accelerometer capability on handheld devices.

Volume button remote

To set your Mac’s or other computer’s volume, use the physical volume buttons on the mobile device. By the way, you can also change presentation slides, it’s easy and fast with this remote control application.

Installation Steps

  • Step 1. Download Remote Mouse app
  • Step 2. Install Remote Mouse server on your computer
  • Step 3. Connect your mobile device and computer to the same Wi-Fi.
  • Step 4. With you mobile device scan the QR code from the remote server

There are free and paid versions of Remote Mouse. The paid version lets you use the app’s keyboard in landscape mode and a full-screen touchpad mode. Remote Mouse is available for iPhone/iPodiPadAndroid and Windows Phone. The companion Remote Mouse Server application for Mac or PC can be found here.

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