HippoRemote - remote control for your computer
HippoRemote v1.2 is now available!
HippoRemote is quite simply, a universal remote control for your computer. Cheap universal remotes let you re-program a fixed set of buttons. High-end home theater remotes give you customized interfaces tailored to how you use things. HippoRemote is the iPhone equivalent of a high-end home theater remote. It has custom interfaces for your favorite desktop (and web) applications, and a whole host of features and usability tweaks you can't find anywhere else to make operating your computer via remote as efficient and effortless as possible.
And because we use the VNC protocol - an open standard for remote computing - we work with the broadest range of devices. You donít even need to install extra software if youíre running Mac OS X or Linux, and there are numerous free clients for Windows.
With HippoRemote, you have the best of both worlds ó A remote control when you only need a few buttons and a full keyboard & mouse when you need more flexibility.
- The best trackpad implementation on the iPhone/iPod Touch, with Multi-Touch Gestures and Circular Scrolling for 1-thumb operation.
- The best keyboard implementation available, with Keyboard History (it's like the address bar in your browser, but for anything you type).
- App Profiles - It's like having a universal remote for all the programs on your computer.
- Login & Password Manager - One touch sign in to your favorite web sites and services.
- User-created macros.
- International keyboard support.