There are a number of ways in which computers connected to the same network can interact, be it for presentation purposes, file or desktop sharing. When you want to extend your screen to remote computers or various compatible devices, ZoneOS ZoneScreen might just be the type of application to use.
Easy screen sharing across a network
In order to take advantage of the application, it needs to be deployed on both target and host machines. The core function is to create a connection via your local network so that with the help of a port, both devices are connected in order to have the screen shared.
When launching the application you need to choose whether to act as a server and let other devices connect in order to receive signal, or act as a client to be able to process frames sent by the host.
Specify a TCP for clients to connect to
The process is simple for both choices. An available TCP port needs to be set when connecting as a host, but you must pay attention for your firewall application not to block it. Moreover, you need to select the display you want to share, as well as the resolution with a desired refresh rate.
All that's left to do is set number of frames to be sent per second, with the possibility to specify a full copy rate, which sends a full image copy with each 10-th frame. Hitting the “Start” button allows other machines to connect and start putting received images to good use.
Share frames at custom resolutions
Choosing to act as a client requires even less effort, with the only fields to be completed being for the host TCP port, as well as the name or IP. Additional options let you set the application to run at startup or even add custom resolutions to be sent, depending on requirements.
To sum it up, ZoneOS ZoneScreen is a practical application that can be used to enhance presentations or even for tutorial purposes. The simple design allows anyone to quickly accommodate, regardless of experience, with most options being accompanied by helpful info on usage.