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Apple Notebooks Apple's notebook computers including MacBook Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook.

Macbook pro as a second monitor?


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Hi Guys,
I have a macbook pro and a notebook (windows XP). can I use the macbook as a second monitor and vice versa. Which are the solutions?

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There are no video input ports on any notebook that I have ever seen.

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There are no video input ports on any notebook that I have ever seen.
I know. but I need a software solution. something like ScreenRecycler between two mac.
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Of all the things, I've never even heard of such an application....

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As "tausen" already mentioned...there is a application called "Screen Recycler":

ScreenRecycler

...which via software allows you to use a second Macintosh as a second monitor. I have personally not use this application...I have heard that screen redraws with some computers can be a little slow.

Another link explaining how it works:

http://www.ehow.com/way_5378079_can-...p-monitor.html

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