Remote Tools

Remote Tools

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Server software download and quick start guide at http://www.searesoft.co.uk/remote_tools.html

Remote Tools is a utility app that will let you interact with your Windows PC via your WiFi connection.

This version includes a touchpad tool which allows you to control your Windows PC just like using a laptop touchpad.

General features:
1. Zero config, user friendly server software. Simply run it and go. The server port is configurable if you'd like to change it.
2. PC discovery function. Scan for Remote Tools Servers running on your network, allowing the server IP and port to be filled automatically.
3. Switch between windowed or full screen to allow you to check notifications without closing the app.

Touchpad features:
1. Fully configurable sensitivity for mouse movement and scrolling. Both use a unique acceleration algorithm to give a very smooth, intuitive feel.
2. Configurable interface. Show or hide the scroll pad and/or mouse buttons.
3. Multi-touch gestures. Tap to click (2 fingers for right click), tap+hold to drag n drop, 2 finger scroll.
4. Sticky mouse buttons. Long press to hold the button down. Holding the middle button allows you to scroll using the touchpad with 1 finger.
5. Quick keyboard, where you can quickly send text strings to the Windows PC and also send keystrokes for some other common keys.
6. Windows clipboard functions. Quickly select all, cut, copy and paste from the touchpad menu.

Planned features:
1. Mediacenter remote. Control Mediacenter and other software just like using a remote control.
2. Fully functional keyboard.
3. Use your Android device as a gamepad.
4. File explorer to transfer between the Windows PC and the Android device.
5. Suggestions?

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Recently changed in this version

|-Fixed-| a reported error "NetworkOnMainThreadException" which was caused by the StrictMode defaults being changed in Honeycomb and above. Lack of hardware for testing meant that this error wasn't caught before the first release.

Initial release.


Comments and ratings for Remote Tools
  • (64 stars)

    by A Google User on 06/10/2012

    Better than Unified Remote and several others I have tried. So far this is the one I will use for my HTPC. Some recommendations; 1. Make the scroll bar on right look and move like a scroll wheel when used. 2. Make the center button look and move like a m

  • (64 stars)

    by fig on 17/07/2012

    Cool WiFi touch-pad. It's very easy to configure the server software. I have it running on 2 PCs and the discovery function let's me quickly switch between them in a couple of seconds. The touch-pad itself is smooth and responsive. Just what I need!