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Splashtop 2 Remote Desktop app review: the freedom to access your information 2021



For people who are always on the go yet still want to be able to access information they have on their Mac or Windows PC, here's a remote desktop app for iPad that you may want to try.

The Splashtop 2 Remote Desktop app allows you to control your PC from an iPad as you have quick and convenient access to your Mac or Windows PC. This means you can quickly find that file, spreadsheet, or photo even if you’re out and about.

Keep reading our Splashtop 2 review to see if this is the best remote desktop app for your needs. 

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Why Use the App

This app is all about giving users the convenience to stay connected no matter where they may be. This app makes it possible to have access to your computer by using the Internet.

Once you access your computer then you're free to view your PDF and Microsoft Office files and even make edits from your iPad. Basically you are able to have full access to your entire list of documents and your media library.

Use this app to also browse the Internet using Firefox, Chrome, or Internet Explorer. Gamers will love that it makes it possible for you to play all the popular 3D games such as Skyrim, StarCraft, World of Warcraft, and Diablo III.

Customers seem to be quite pleased with the offering, rating it 4.5 stars. They rave about its ease of use and the fact that it is just such a convenient app to have. It should be noted that in order to access your computer using the Internet you will need to purchase the Anywhere Access Pack.

In-app purchases range from $0.99 to $16.99 depending on what you want. A monthly subscription is $1.99 and a one-year one is $16.99.

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Additional Features

This particular app is meant for personal files and personal uses rather than a business account. You are able to access up to five different computers using your account. Some of the file types you will be able to view include Outlook, Excel, Quicken, Word, Keynote, and PowerPoint.

You will have access to your favorite plug-ins and bookmarks, just as you would see on your home computer. As mentioned you can also access your music library and video library. Do you want to be able to enjoy your home playlist from any location? This is the way to do it.

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Pros and Cons


  • A user-friendly iPad remote desktop app
  • Gives users quick access to their files, documents, videos, and music on their Windows PC or Mac computer
  • View even your plug-ins and bookmarks
  • Not only view files but you can also edit them


  • There seems to be some issues if you are trying to access a dual-screen set-up
  • This app is really intended for personal uses only, not work-related
  • Requires a subscription to access documents via the Internet

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Final Words

The Splashtop 2 Remote Desktop app for your iPad gives users a very easy way to view all their files and media that they have on their Windows PC and Mac computer allowing them to be completely mobile.

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