** Plus feature: Teleprompter Mode is free for a limited time **
** Supports new M1 Mac natively **
# iPad/iPhone as a second display for Mac by USB #
Yam Display turns your iPad/iPhone into a second display for your Mac.
Wired by USB, browse documents or watch videos without delay.
Touch your Mac and pinch to zoom on beautiful retina display.
For multitasking enabled iPads, you can utilize every single pixel of your screen in Split View.
Drag and Drop between iPad and Mac will make the workflow more continuous (Plus feature).
Yam Display is fast, secure, simple and will help you to improve your productivity.
- Minimal lag for browsing or video playback
- Energy efficient for static screens
- Retina display
- 60 FPS / 30 FPS
- Split View (iOS 9 or later)
- Touch gestures: Click / Zoom / Scroll / Drag / Rotate
- Virtual Touch Bar (for Mac with macOS Sierra 10.12.2 or later)
- Bluetooth keyboard and mouse
Plus Features (In-App Purchase):
- Drag and Drop between iPad and Mac (iOS 11 or later)
- Teleprompter Mode
- iOS devices with iOS 7.1 or later
- Macs with macOS 10.9 or later
Download app for Mac from: yamdisplay.com (free)
For any questions or suggestions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bug fixes and stability improvements.
Ratings and Reviews
Works great; Better than Duet
This app is great. It works just as you'd expect. Not all resolutions are equally responsive, so if you see people complaining about lag, know that tuning resolution can solve this. This lag is just a factor of the hardware limitations of the USB connection, something that will affect all apps like this in the same way.
I've also used Duet display, which is more expensive than Yam, but Yam is much better. Yam has more resolution options, moderately better performance, and support for split-screen multitasking on supported iPads, a great feature that Duet lacks.
If you don't need to use this with windows, I highly suggest Yam over Duet.
YAM beat DUET
After trying both YAM and DUET, I finally paid for YAM and is really satisfied with its performance. YAM kick down DUET both in resolution and reliability at least with my 12.9’ iPad Pro, retina is supported and its price is acceptable, subtle lags when scrolling contents is no problem with as I often use external screen for reading static PDFs.
The only problem I have is when I turn on and off YAM several times, the main screen brightness would be changed to the highest level, which is a bit annoying, hope you guys could fixed it.
Anyway, thank you for providing us such a good app, it greatly improves comfort of my work flow!
I have used another display extensor for years but resisted going to their subscription. I finally went looking for other options and found YAM display. It works great, is easy and intuitive. Scales properly without an issue. I use it often when I am also RDK into a windows machine that has 2 monitors and it automatically tiles my 2 screens with the 2 monitor views. This is a great app and well worth the cost. I also got the WiFi version and that works great too. Minimal lag and no problems. If you want to use an iPad as a second monitor this is the way to do it.
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- Yamstu Inc.
- 4.3 MB
- Requires iOS 7.1 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 7.1 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 7.1 or later.
English, French, Japanese, Korean
- Age Rating
- © Yamstu Inc.
- In-App Purchases
- Drag and Drop $0.00
- Teleprompter Mode $0.00
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.