Release Notes for Remote Buddy Mobile

Version 2

Changes in version 2.5 (25.09.2023):

  • NEW: Password Manager integration: pick an account from your password manager and have Remote Buddy Mobile send the username and password as keyboard input to your Mac.
  • NEW: Screen sharing supports iPad trackpad/mouse, including scrolling, clicking, dragging and zooming
  • NEW: Support for hardware keyboard supported by iPad and iPhone
  • Enhancement: Dictation support: dictation via the iOS keyboard is now functional again on newer iOS versions

Changes in version 2.0.1 (09.04.2022):

  • Enhancement: improved wake-on-LAN (WOL) support
  • Bugfixes.

Changes in version 2.0 (27.05.2021):

  • NEW: Shortcut Bar: new, scrollable bar that makes up to 25 actions (per app) easily accessible directly in the Remote Control, Trackpad and Smart Remote modes.
  • NEW: Smart Remote: blending actions, shortcut bar, remote control and trackpad elements into a unified view that's optimized for the app you control.
  • NEW: Audio Control: change system audio output, volume and mute directly from within Remote Buddy Mobile
  • NEW: Second Generation Screen Sharing: higher image quality levels, improved Retina resolution support, lower power consumption, more efficient encoding
  • NEW: Secure Connection: strong, certificate-based TLS encryption secures the connection between Remote Buddy Mobile on your iOS device and Remote Buddy on your Mac
  • NEW: Haptic feedback: we've added custom designed haptic experiences for remote control button presses, trackpad clicks and scrolling. Requires iPhone 8 or later.
  • Enhancement: improved Dark Mode
  • Enhancement: Trackpad improvements: 3-finger swipes, Mousespot control, automatic scrolling detection and stabilization
  • Enhancement: Accessibility / VoiceOver improvements
  • IMPORTANT: Released as new app: due to protocol changes Remote Buddy Mobile 2 only works with Remote Buddy 2. Remote Buddy Mobile 2 therefore is released as a new app.
Version 1

Changes in version 1.3 (17.04.2018):

  • NEW: Smart Rotation Lock.
  • Bugfixes.

Changes in version 1.2 (21.12.2017):

  • NEW: iPhone X support.
  • Enhancement: Keyboard improvements.
  • Bugfixes.

Changes in version 1.0 (13.11.2015):

  • Intial release.