ScreenRecycler is described as 'Many Mac users have a second computer sitting right next to their main computer on their desk including a nice display. ScreenRecycler now enables you to use this spare computer as second display for your Mac. You can even use an old Windows PC for that purpose' and is a screen mirroring app in the system & hardware category. There are four alternatives to ScreenRecycler for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPad, iPhone and Android. The best alternative is AirParrot. Other great apps like ScreenRecycler are Air Display, iDisplay and ZoneScreen.
- Paid • Proprietary
- Screen Mirroring App
AirParrotIs this a good alternative?YesNo26 alternatives to AirParrot
Screen and file sharing app to share content wirelessly to media servers.
Air DisplayIs this a good alternative?YesNo14 alternatives to Air Display
Use your iPad as a wireless display, to extend your Mac desktop. Ever wish you had an extra display for your computer? There’s an app for that! With Air Display, you can use your iPad as an additional monitor for your Mac (Windows no longer supported)
Air Display Features
iDisplayIs this a good alternative?YesNo15 alternatives to iDisplay
- Android Tablet
Turn your iPad/iPhone or Android tablet or smartphone into a convenient side monitor for your Windows or Mac desktop. iDisplay is a universal app specially optimized for iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and Android devices screens.
The Android app is not available anymore, and it seems the desktop app hasn't worked well for years. The iOS app was last updated in 2017, so you might want to avoid it.
ZoneScreenIs this a good alternative?YesNo
6 alternatives to ZoneScreen
- Free Personal • Proprietary
- Windows Mobile
ZoneScreen is able to mirror local desktop to another computer in the network. The main difference is that it also allows extend desktop, not only mirror it. Also, you could use ZoneScreen for Windows Mobile to extend/mirror your desktop to screen of your handheld.
Main web reads "[...] new feature to be implemented, it is very unlikely for new versions to appear in the nearest future[...] I haven't done any changes to ZoneScreen in years."See https://www.zoneos.com/zonescreen.htm