Remote Control Mac OSX using Android

If you’re OSX and user, there are chances that you would connect your Macbook to larger display or use iMac desktop with beautiful Displays.

In either case, for leanback movie, photos and music experience, you wish you had An app that would let you control all of it from your Android Phone/Tablet.

Mac Remote allows users to control all basic OSX applications including:

  • VLC media player
  • iTunes
  • iPhoto
  • Spotify
  • Quicktime
  • MPplayerX

For these players, you can change:

  • Volume
  • Play/pause/stop
  • Skip tracks forward or backward
  • Adjust screen brightness,
  • Sleep/standby/shutdown

How to configure Mac Remote:

You basically need your android and OSX connected to same wireless network. On the android app, add the IP address of your OSX machine and you’re ready to go. Yes, you don’t need to install any app on OSX side, it will work out of the box.

We would rate this way above apple remote that works with iTunes only.

Download: Mac Remote app is available for free on Play Store

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