Control your computer from anywhere.

Screens lets you connect back to your Mac, Windows or Linux PC and control it from the comfort of your living room, the corner coffee shop or anywhere in the world.

Work on that spreadsheet you left at home, perform software updates on your server ten thousand miles away, help your dad configure his computer in your hometown.

Screens is fast, secure and reliable.


• Mouse and Trackpad support
Connect a compatible pointing device and controlling your remote computer just feels even more natural! Requires iPadOS 13.4 or later.

• Curtain Mode
Curtain Mode obscures the display on remote Macs you connect to. Useful if you don't want anyone to see what you're doing.

• Connect Safely
Screens can connect back to your computer through a secured connection. Enable Remote Login on your Mac and you’re done! Screens also support SSH keys.

• Connect from Everywhere
Install Screens Connect on your Mac or Windows PC and make it easily reachable from anywhere in the world.

• Powerful Gestures
Control your computer with all the trackpad gestures you’re used to and more!

• Shortcuts Toolbar
Screens’ scrollable shortcuts toolbar ensures that you'll always have your favorite shortcuts at hand when you need them.

• Display Selection
For Macs with several attached displays, Screens lets you select an individual one or you can show them all at once. Plus, it can remember your last selection for future sessions.

• Clipboard Sharing
Exchange rich text, URLs, images and more via your local or the remote clipboard. Screens can also keep them in sync.

• Session Selection
If there is someone logged in on a remote Mac, Screens can ask to share their screen or it can start a new session — your choice!

• Mobile Trackpad
Turn your extra iOS device into an external trackpad to control your computer’s cursor in Screens! This is a great addition to your iPad Pro and Smart Keyboard.

• Help Out Your Friends or Relatives
Have them download our free Screens Express utility and gain access their Mac to help them troubleshoot issues, update apps, etc.


• iCloud and Dropbox synchronization
• Full hardware keyboard support
• iPad Multitasking Support
• Full 3D Touch Support
• URL Schemes Support
• Secure your content with Touch ID
• 1Password integration
• AirPlay Mirroring
• Send commands to your computer before disconnecting
• And so much more!


“Screens is, simply put, the best screen sharing app for iOS”
— Dan Moren, Macworld

“Screens for iOS is the best remote access solution for accessing our Macs when away from home.”
— Bradley Chambers, The Sweet Setup

“Solid update to Edovia’s excellent utility for remotely logging into a Mac or PC from an iPhone or iPad.”
— John Gruber, Daring Fireball

“Screens is now the best VNC client for iOS.”
— Rene Ritchie, iMore

“Screens easily justifies the investment for serious users by increasing productivity.”
— Steve Paris, Mac|Life


• A VNC Server, such as UltraVNC or TightVNC, is required to connect to a Windows PC.
• Windows and Linux PCs can only send or receive text and URLs.
• Screens will not receive any sound from your computer. This is a limitation of the RFB protocol the app is using.
• Screens Connect requires OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard or later. You will need to create a free Screens ID.

See Screens’ User Guide for details.

What’s New

Version 4.9.13

Fixed in 4.9.13:

- Removed pointer indicator when hovering the remote display
- Improved dragging gesture with pointers
- Fixed issue when grabbing screenshot when closing the connection in curtain mode

Screens now supports pointing devices on iPadOS 13.4!

You can now use a compatible mouse or trackpad to control the remote computer Screens is connected to!

Supported events:

- Left-click
- Left-double-click
- Right-click
- Drag (left-click and hold momentarily, then drag)
- Scroll (*see below for some great news for Mac users!)

It really feels like you're in front of your computer and it works amazingly well! Make sure to update your iPad to the latest version in order to use an external mouse or trackpad with Screens or other apps!

Please note that scrolling requires Magic Trackpad 2 or Magic Mouse 2.

But we didn't stop there! Here are some other improvements in this version:


- Fixed and issue that would prevent connections via Screens Express
- Fixed an issue that would cause some logs not to appear in reports
- Fixed a crash occurring when trying to create a group within a group
- Fixed an issue that could cause Hot Corners to trigger when cursor was out of bounds


- Added pointer interactions around the app
- Added momentum scrolling, including horizontal scrolling when connecting to Macs
- Improved saved connections reordering, group creation and adding to groups
- Improved performance and stability

We hope you enjoy this new version. If you do, please take a few moments to let others know by writing a favorable review on the App Store. If you encounter issues with Screens, do not hesitate to contact us at

Thank you for your support and please stay safe!

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
1.4K Ratings

1.4K Ratings

Snivram ,

Wonderful software!

Just what I've been looking for. Does an excellent job of meeting my needs. Have been using logmein for a couple of years. My subscription ran out so I decided to shop around. Ended up with the trial version of Parallels Access which was very good, and infinitely superior to logmein. But Screens topped Parallels, at least for my needs. Cleaner and simpler, yet has just he right features. Very well thought out. No problems so far. Easy to install on my iPad and with a few simple configurations to Sharing in Mac System Preferences I was up and running. Love track pad mode for working in Quickbooks. Recommend very highly to anyone looking to connect to their Mac with their iPad.

zmclearan ,


Screens was already my go to remote in application and now with the addition of cursor support it takes my workflow to the next level! Using my iPad Pro + Smart Keyboard + Magic Trackpad + an external display = an incredible desktop setup that I can just fold up and take wherever I am needed. Cursor support is extremely well implemented.

I would like to seem a few improvements, if possible. I wish the iPad’s cursor could be hidden while controlling another computer. To my knowledge this is possible with the current API. I would also like to disable pinch-to-zoom (on a trackpad) for the application and pass the zoom gesture to the remote computer.

Keep up the fantastic work!

P----ed Off ,

Support did not find a solution

The developer worked with me to find a solution however when one was not found they did refund the purchase price. Down loaded a more expensive app with
Phone support, I had no router issues. This tells me it is in the software of this app that prohibited the hand shake. I guess I’ll never know.

Purchased app three days ago. Unable to connect to my MAC using my iPhone. Only way it works is when I’m connected to my home WiFi. That is not what I want to do.
Support says I should check my firewall. It is set up correctly. Support says it should be plugged to a power source. It is. Support says to verify settings, verified and correct. Still, not working. Can anyone please offer some help so I can get on with my life?

Developer Response ,


Sorry to hear. Your router doesn't seem to allow NAT traversal. We did reply to your inquiries several times and we are doing what we can to help you out. Feel free to contact us if you need assistance!

In-App Purchases

Mobile Trackpad
Turn an iOS device into an external trackpad.


Edovia Inc.
23.5 MB

Requires iOS 13.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


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  1. Mobile Trackpad $2.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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