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This Android app just changed the desktop game: scrcpy

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  • This Android app just changed the desktop game: scrcpy

    This week developer rom1v released an application for Mac, Windows, and Linux which makes Android appear on a desktop. The user has only to connect their smartphone to their desktop computer with a USB cord, and the Android’s home screen appears on their desktop’s screen. From there, mouse clicks and keyboard entry work and the phone’s functions are all available from the desktop, with little to no lag whatsoever.*

  • scrcpy lets you display and control USB-connected Android devices

    We’re not so sure how you will use this new app but it’s an especially-developed tool that allows you to control and display Android devices that are connected to USB. You can easily run this app on other platforms such as Windows, Mac OS, and GNU/Linux. This one lets the mobile user focus on a number of things from lightness to performances, quality, low latency, low startup time, and non-intrusiveness. What the app does is execute a server right on the device, communicating via a socket going over an adb tunnel.

  • Control Your Android Device From Your PC With This Free, Open Source App

    There are a lot of apps out there that let you take remote control of your Android device. Most require you to install another app on your device. Some of them can be a little sluggish. Other require you to root your device, which is not something everyone wants to do.

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