A full sized keyboard is only a tap away. Enjoy the luxury of an extended number pad to power through your spreadsheets at the coffee shop. Or compose a ditty on the beach using Simple Entry for Finale and Sibelius. Leave bulky keyboards at home and use NumPad as a lightweight alternative for those moments when you need a few more keys.
NumPad easily connects your iPhone or iPod Touch to your Mac, Linux, or Windows computer.
Don't miss a beat using NumPad with Sibelius and Simple Entry for Finale.
Familiar numeric pad layout means using NumPad is already second nature.
- WiFi connection shared with your computer.
- Screen Sharing (Leopard, Snow Leopard) or Remote Access (Tiger) enabled or any VNC Server.
- For Windows, Linux and Raspberry Pi, a VNC Server is required (RealVNC and TightVNC recommended).
- Server Setup Instructions are available within the app.
- Compatible with Sibelius 6 or up.
Adds support for iOS 12.1 and upcoming iPad hardware.
Ratings and Reviews
Not proving useful for Finale
The app is paired properly from iPhone and iPad, but does not assign note values in Simple Entry. Arrow keys work, Enter works, and I can use the numeric keys for Calculator and text entry. Have written customer support at dev website, but received no response.
Don’t even want a regular keypad now
I wasn’t about to pay $4 for a wireless keypad app, I’d sooner spend $50 on a real one. But as soon as I saw it’s adaptive for Sibelius I bought it without hesitation. I’m happy to say that it works, although it was a little tricky to hook up to my MacBook.
But the fact that I can look at my phone to see the notes instead of having to look at the computer screen and hit the corresponding key is wonderful. I no longer have to have that ugly keypad on my screen.
I haven’t tested the app without Wi-Fi, and I’m not sure if it’ll work without Wi-Fi. It’d be a shame because Sibelius is an offline app, and this app should be able to work with Bluetooth to give the same result.
Works exactly as promised
Once I figured out how to connect to my computer, the app has worked flawlessly and I will probably buy the Sibelius laout for my music notation program, despite the hefty $20 upgrade price tag (not all that much cheaper than a hardware USB keypad, albeit more portable). I do wish the app offered more proative guidance about connecting, especially in how to configure your computer. The help information about how to connect to your computer or laptop is quite buried, and the app doesn't offer it upfront during setup. That's unfortunate because the guidance is quite thorough and helpful. I fear this will cost the maker some negative reviews.
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- Edovia Inc.
- 29 MB
- Requires iOS 12.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 12.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 12.0 or later.
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- © Copyright 2009-2018 Edovia Inc.
Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.