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Samsung DeX Alternatives for Mac

Samsung DeX is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is scrcpy, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Samsung DeX and eight of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Samsung DeX are AirDroid, Vysor, Wormhole - Control Phone from PC and ApowerMirror.

Samsung DeX alternatives are mainly Screen Mirroring Apps but may also be Mobile Remote Control Tools or Screen Recorders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Samsung DeX.
This page was last updated Jun 23, 2022
  • FreeProprietary
  • Android

Samsung DeX ("Desktop eXperience") is an accessory sold first with Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices that extends...

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  1. This application provides display and control of Android devices connected on USB and WiFi. It does not require any root access. It works on GNU/Linux, Windows and MacOS.

    scrcpy vs Samsung DeX opinions
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    Scrcpy may be a great app for what it does, however, what it does not do is produce a desktop like interface when you plug your phone directly into a screen, which is what Dex does. Scrcpy is not like Dex

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    Awesome free app. The best of the best!

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  2. AirDroid is an intelligent device management platform for remote control, files transfer, managing documents, receiving and sending text, receiving notifications, and even screen mirroring on the computer.

    AirDroid vs Samsung DeX opinions
    This alternative is disputed. AirDroid is still a legitimate alternative to Samsung DeX, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    This does not reproduce even a single feature of Samsung dex. It is a completely unrelated category of app.

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    With dex you don't need any other PC. That is not the case with AirDroid

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    DEX turns your phone into a desktop. This requires a desktop...

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  3. Vysor

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    Vysor lets you view and controls your Android on your computer.

    Vysor vs Samsung DeX opinions
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    It does not create a desktop like dx does

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  4. Wormhole - Control Phone from PC

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Control phone from computer with Wormhole. Support PC and Mac, iPhone and Android. Muliti-connection is supported.

  5. ApowerMirror

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    ApowerMirror is a wireless screen mirroring app that allows fluent streaming of your Android or iOS devices to any Mac or Windows computer. It can also control Android devices from PC with mouse and keyboard.



  6. Mirroring360

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Mirroring360 lets you wirelessly share your Chromebook, iPad, & iPhone screens without the need for hardware – like Apple TV – or cables. Start sharing your work, your ideas, and your latest apps with others using Mirroring360.

  7. AnyMirror

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    More than just the screen, AnyMirror can also mirror camera, microphone, files of your phone/tablet to computer.

  8. QtScrcpy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

    QtScrcpy connects to Android devices via USB (or via TCP/IP) for display and control. It does NOT require the root privileges.

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