Screens VNC for iPad Updated – Refreshed UI, Gestures Support and More

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Screens VNC

Screens VNC, the excellent VNC client app for iPad and iPhone, has been updated this week – to Version 2.0.

This is a big update for Screens VNC – with a number of major new features and enhancements added. It has a revamped interface that looks even slicker and works even smoother than before. Support for iCloud and syncing stored screens across iOS devices has been added, as has support for gestures. Here’s the full change list for Version 2.0:

– Screens 2.0 requires iOS 5.0 or later.
– If you are using Screens Connect, please update to version 2.0 as the previous version is not compatible with Screens 2.0.
– You can download Screens Connect 2.0 at
– Unified bottom toolbar: everything you need is now in one convenient place.
– iCloud: Synchronize all your stored screens on all your iOS devices, including your Mac.
– Now supports SSH Keys for SSH Tunneling.
– Re-organize your saved screens in grid mode (iPad).
– You can now take screenshots of the remote screen.
– AirPlay mirroring: display your remote screen on your TV using AirPlay and your AppleTV. Also works with cables.
– Configurable left and right swipe gestures on toolbar (iPad, landscape mode).
– Major UI revamp: More efficient and easier to use.
– Improved help documentation.
– Updated Screens Connect service: seamlessly integrates with Screens 2.0. No more alias required.
– Improved Pull-to-Dock gesture.
– Many new shortcuts that can be associated to 3 and 4 finger gestures.
– Improved wake-on-lan.
– Improved security.
– Many bug fixes.
– Many performance improvements.

Screens VNC was already a stellar app for remote access. It’s great to see this 2.0 update bringing even more cool features to it. I’ve been trying it out a little and it’s an even smoother experience than ever, and it looks great on AirPlay Mirroring.

Here’s an App Store link for Screens VNC; it’s priced at $19.99 and is a universal app designed to run on both iPad and iPhone.

Patrick Jordan

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One thought on “Screens VNC for iPad Updated – Refreshed UI, Gestures Support and More”

  1. Consider other options. Teamview is very reliable and free. Pocketcloud does a good job for 1/2 the price. Screens is over priced and their support is poor. I was told by their support that there was nothing they could do and they recommended I get a refund from Apple. When I posted a critical review on the itune page, I started to receive harassing emails from one of the company’s reps. As I said to them, if the product is that good, then it should be able to tolerate criticism

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