Use Any Tablet As a Second Monitor FREE!
Tell you about that later. There are a lot of people streaming on a laptop these days and its really tough to stream, with only one monitor, but monitors can be really expensive. So today, im gon na show you how to use an ipad you already own as a second monitor, totally free on pc or mac. So you know what lets get to it. Music likes and comments are super, easy things that you can do to help push this video to a wider audience. So take a second down below and let me know how im doing and hit that subscribe button. Its totally free – and it really does help me – continue to make content that helps you so were gon na need to install a couple of things. The links are in the description, so you can download and follow along. So the first thing were gon na do is install splashtop, wired x display and to do that. There is a link in the description for this page and were gon na click, a download for mac or pc, whichever youre running on, and you can go to your downloads to kick it off or click down here in the bottom left and the install just runs Its very simple when its done it will automatically bring it up, and the only thing we really have here to change is we can drop this down and set these both to high for frame rate and quality.
And if we click here, you can see the monitor set up, we dont have it connected yet so just my three monitors show up next were going to install itunes, and so we go to the web page and we just click get from microsoft. If thats, who were getting it from and we click get and right here, it opens microsoft store and we can just type up here in the search itunes and we just click here to install it and a few moments later after what seems like an eternity for A small program we just click open, it opens itune. We just agreed to this, and boom were all done. Itunes is completely set up. So the last thing that we have to do is set this up on our ipad, so were going to go into the app store and were going to go ahead and search for splashtop and the one that we want is splashtop wired x display right here. Well, click on get its going to ask you to scan your fingertip when youre done, you can just click open on it and were all ready to go. When you start streaming, it can take forever to create overlays and alerts and transitions, and all the other things that go along with a new stream, but todays sponsor owned, makes it so easy own is a website that offers anything. A twitch streamer could possibly want on own dot tv. There are thousands of overlay packs with alerts and stingers built in as well as emotes and badges and, like i said, just about everything you could want.
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So if we go over here on the desktop go to this button here we can see our displays. We can click identify and you can see that my ipad monitor is identifying as monitor 4.. Now i can just drag stuff right over to where it shows up in the monitor diagram and put stuff on my ipad. So this is the perfect place to put whatever second screen stuff you want when youre live streaming, you could put your obs here. I think this is a great place to put obs on your second monitor, so you can just kind of monitor whats going on and on your other monitor, you can have the stream up from youtube or you can be capturing a desktop or something like that. If youre doing a demo or possibly even a game depending upon how you want to do it, and if youre trying to game on your laptop having a two monitor setup is really really important. This is a really easy way to do it with equipment that you already have. You can play the game on the regular laptop, monitor and monitor the stream over on the ipad, monitor, really really simple, cool and easy, and, of course, when youre finished, you probably want to drag all of this stuff off. The other monitor just in case because you dont want something accidentally getting stuck over there and being weird. But when you do that there you go now, you have your ipad working as a second monitor on the pc, free and easy.
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