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Get hands-on control of your Mac from anywhere
Connect to a computer
The back arrow disconnects your session and returns you to a list of different computers you can connect to. The icon to its right gives you the option of automatically zooming in or out to fit height or width, or using full-screen mode.
Type from afar
You can tap anywhere that it’s possible to enter text, as if you clicked it with a mouse or trackpad, and then, with the virtual keyboard open, type as if you were at your Mac. This is a great way to control apps that don’t have a dedicated remote control app for iOS.
Advanced and Macro menus
You can send more advanced commands to your Mac, such as pasting text from Remoter VNC on your iOS device to the remote Mac, dragging through an area of the screen to make a multiple selection, or switching between monitors. The Macro menu lets you record sets of actions that can be repeated with a single tap, which greatly speeds up repetitive tasks that might otherwise become tedious.
These icons alter how a single tap on the screen is interpreted: select, click, click and double-click. There’s also a full-screen option here, which hides Remoter VNC’s various shortcuts.
The virtual trackpad
Tap this to reveal a virtual trackpad. This has two areas, the first of which is a 360-degree pad for regular scrolling in any direction with the mouse. There’s a narrower strip to the right, which is used to scroll up and down in any window where that is possible.
The virtual keyboard
You can call up the virtual keyboard to send text input to the Mac. This is actually held in a preview window on your iOS device as you type, and only sent when you hit the Return key on Remoter VNC’s keyboard. This prevents lag or other issues occurring between the keyboard and the area on the Mac into which you’re typing.