By Nicholas Zambetti
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LiveView is a specialized remote screen viewing application intended as a tool to help designers create graphics for mobile applications, it has also proven to be useful for creating quick and dirty simulations, demos, and experience prototypes.
For visual designers — Develop pixel–perfect graphics for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad quickly and easily with a live view of your canvas/artboard while you work.
For interaction designers — With your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad tethered via WiFi, you can interact with software prototypes and demos running on your Mac to communicate and iterate your concepts quickly.
For everyone — If you've ever needed to press a button from afar or wished that you could take a piece of your monitor with you across the room, this app may prove useful from time to time.
1. Open LiveView on your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad while connected to the same WiFi network as your Mac
2. Start LiveView on your Mac and choose your iOS device from the list. Place the window over the portion of the screen that you wish to screencast.
• For increased performance, connect directly to your Mac via a computer-to-computer WiFi connection.
• The screen size will automatically adjust for your device
• iOS 4+
• Mac OS X 10.6+
• Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad
Download the LiveView Mac application:
What's New in Version 2.2
Support for iPhone 5
Tip for hiding the preview window
People have mentioned difficulty of working around the translucent preview window on their computer. If you press cmd+hit will hide the box and continue screen casting the selected area to your device.
4 stars because of continuing massive memory leak problems.
A must have for devs and designers
We use it almost constantly at work, and now it has become perfect with the iphone 5 support. A must have.
Perfect for designing retina
Great tool for mobile web designers. Do a Google search for "Teehanlax LiveView" for an excellent Photoshop workflow with this app.
- Category: Utilities
- Updated: 08 February 2013
- Version: 2.2
- Size: 0.7 MB
- Language: English
- Developer: Nicholas Zambetti
- © Nicholas Zambetti
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.