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Turn Your iPad into a Second Monitor for Dual Display a Tutorial by the FStoppers

By Pye Jirsa on April 18th 2012

Have you ever said to yourself, “This sucks, I need a second monitor and all I have is my laptop and my iPad, I sure wish there was a tutorial out there teaching you how to turn your iPad into a second monitor.” Well, maybe those specific words didn’t come out of your mouth, but this is actually quite the handy dandy tutorial that Lee Morris of the Fstoppers has put together.

In this video, Lee will show you guys how to turn your iPad into a secondary display for your laptop! All you need is $10 and an iPad 1 or later. Enjoy the video!

To read all instructions along with the original article, click here to go to the article on FStoppers.

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  1. Ed Rhodes


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  2. Steve Enoch

    This is really cool!

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  3. stephen

    back again, figured it out, got both screens working without wifi active so i could use on the plane etc – have you had any luck using this with adobe premiere or is that not possible ?


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  4. stephen

    Good info, about 50% there – I followed you so far then when you went PC I got lost figuring it out for MAC

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  5. Tinker’s Realm

    Really great Teacher-Love your style!

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  6. Reggie

    this is awesome

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