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7 hours ago Apeaksoft.com Show details
Yes, you can use more than one iMac as a display provided all Mac computers. Both iMacs and the source Mac computer are using Thunderbolt connectivity. Each iMac used as a monitor counts against the simultaneously connected displays supported by the source Mac. What is the maximum connected Thunderbolt monitor for Mac?
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7 hours ago Vidmore.com Show details
You need to turn on Target Display Mode to use an iMac as a monitor for another Mac. All you need is an iMac that supports TDM and a Thunderbolt cable. First, turn off iMac and Mac and connect them using a Thunderbolt cable. Then turn on them, and press Command-F2 on the keyboard of the iMac to enable Target Display Mode.
1 hours ago Unlockboot.com Show details
The iMac was basically a large built-in monitor so in case you have one just lying around it can be given a purpose by being used as a display for a new Mac. Imagine using that large monitor for a newer Mac, the possibilities are endless.
6 hours ago Macworld.co.uk Show details
The good news is that you can. And it's pretty easy these days to use an iMac as a monitor for another Mac. In the old days you used to have to either physically hack the old Mac, or use some
6 hours ago Discussions.apple.com Show details
As Malcolm J. Rayfield has already mentioned, you won't be able to use this iMac with Display Mode which is designed to be used with other Macs. Even if you could, the iMac would need to be powered-on to work, defeating your second goal. View answer in context Q: Using iMac 5k 27" as external PC monitor
2 hours ago Fonedog.com Show details
Aside from that, you can also make use of the Target Display Mode for you to be able to connect your MacBook to some other versions of Mac such as the ones that are in late 2009 or a version that is in the mid-2010. And with that, some users are asking if they can use iMac as a monitor for PC. And the answer to that question is a YES!
3 hours ago Reddit.com Show details
Yes you have to have another OS running to use target display mode and probably $20-$70 worth of adapters. Just get a nice external monitor and be done with it. This is why I hate iMacs.
6 hours ago Forums.macrumors.com Show details
The iMac G5 display will work for any OS that is compatible with the HW. If you buy a thinkpad or a PC all-in-one, you also will not, in pretty much every case of which I am aware, be able to drive the screen as a monitor for another device.
2 hours ago Reddit.com Show details
I've used that iMac for 10 years so this is my expertise. From what I'm seeing on this thread, people don't know that pre-Thunderbolt iMacs accept ANY displayport inputs. It's doesn't have to be Mac or even thunderbolt. You just need a PC that has DP or miniDP out. Any DP cable (DP to miniDP, miniDP to miniDP) works, but you cannot use HDMI.
5 hours ago Apple.stackexchange.com Show details
Some newer iMac models cannot be used as external monitor for another Mac. Use your iMac as a display with Target Display Mode - System Requirements iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2014) and later iMac models can't be used as Target Display Mode displays. Share Improve this answer answered Jul 17 '19 at 13:17 Nimesh Neema ♦ 43k 15 121 173
4 hours ago Quora.com Show details
Yes, you can add ad additional non-Apple display to your iMac. You will need to figure out what kind of interface the additional monitor uses. and then buy the appropriate Thunderbolt adapter to connect it to you iMac. 1.4K views View upvotes Answer requested by Quora User Sponsored by CompAndSave.com
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Starting with iMac 5K (2015), you can no longer use an iMac as a monitor. For previous generation iMac, you can use it as a monitor by shutting down first, and plug the display port cable into the iMac and link it with your MacBook. It will automatically turn the monitor mode by itself. 392 views View upvotes Answer requested by Shreya Mehta
4 hours ago Itigic.com Show details
The steps to follow in this case are as follows: Connect with the Mini DisplayPort cable to both iMac and Mac. Turn on both computers. Press the Command + F2 keys at the same time on the iMac keyboard that we are going to use as the target screen. At this very moment we can see on the iMac screen the content we have on our Mac.
4 hours ago Fonelab.com Show details
The 27-inch iMac with Mini DisplayPort, iMac with Thunderbolt port, PC with a Mini DisplayPort and a supported video cable, and PC with HDMI port and a HDMI to Mini DisplayPort converter can make the connection and use iMac as monitor for PC. The Retina 5K iMac can't be used as Target Display Mode display.
7 hours ago Zdnet.com Show details
The moral of that story is don't try getting extra resolution out of a cheaper 27-inch monitor on a 4-display iMac using a two-headed weirdo adapter. As tough as it may be to swallow, pony up the
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If you're using a Mac with the M1 chip: On iMac, Mac mini, and 13-inch MacBook Pro, you can connect one external display using either of the Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports. On iMac, connect your display to either of the ports with the Thunderbolt symbol . On Mac mini, you can connect a second display to the HDMI port.
3 hours ago Macobserver.com Show details
Turn on your iMac and make sure the other Mac is logged in. Connect the Mini DisplayPort or Thunderbolt cable between the two computers. Press Command (⌘) + F2 on the keyboard of the iMac that
1 hours ago Bogner.sh Show details
This blog post will show you how you can use the iMac as a pure monitor without any manual intervention. Introduction. The current generation iMacs (21″ and 27″) can be used as a Thunderbolt display using Target Display Mode. To enabled this mode you have to boot both Macs and connect them using a Thunderbolt cable.
4 hours ago Howtogeek.com Show details
With your external display (s) connected, launch System Preferences > Displays. On your primary display (i.e., your MacBook or iMac screen), click the “Arrangement” tab. All detected displays are visible on the diagram. Click and hold on a display to show a red outline on the corresponding monitor.
The iMac is not a thunderbolt display, rather it is a computer with a unique implementation to allow screen sharing between macs. In addition, in the official documentation, it even will not work
9 hours ago Alvinalexander.com Show details
To create a dual monitor iMac, first locate the "Mini DisplayPort" on the back of your iMac. You can see the iMac Mini DisplayPort in this photo: (Image courtesy of Apple, with a few words rearranged, and the red dot above the iMac monitor Mini Display port added by me to make it more apparent.) Using this iMac display port — and the correct
2 hours ago Community.spiceworks.com Show details
I knew you could use an iMac as a 2nd monitor for another Mac. Yes, they used to be free, but $10 for a lifetime license isn't bad, especially considering you will always be entitled to the newest version with that lifetime license. Thats what I use, and yes, I can indeed verify it works cross-platform.
6 hours ago Chriswrites.com Show details
Target Display Mode is a feature that’s designed specifically for those who own two or more Macs, as it allows you to use your iMac as the external display for another Mac. To use Target Display Mode, you’ll need to connect your iMac and your Mac, via the correct cable.
Target Display Mode lets you use your iMac as the external display for another, “primary” computer. Thunderbolt-only solution NOTE: This won't work for iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2014) and later iMac models as they don't support Target Display Mode.
3 hours ago Popularmechanics.com Show details
But even without an input jack, you can still put an iMac to work as an external monitor for another computer. You'll need a program called ScreenRecycler, which employs what is called the VNC, or
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When you use the Apple Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI adapter (£99/$99), your Mac will need a free USB port. If your display operates at 1920 x 1200 or lower you should use the Apple Mini
8 hours ago Zdnet.com Show details
Repurposing an old iMac as a monitor and server. Many Mac professionals have transitioned to a workflow based around a more mobile flavor of Mac, however, those with an older iMac in the office
If you're using a Mac with the M1 chip: On iMac, Mac mini and 13-inch MacBook Pro, you can connect one external display using either of the Thunderbolt/USB 4 ports. On iMac, connect your display to either of the ports with the Thunderbolt symbol . On Mac mini, you can connect a second display to the HDMI port.
3 hours ago 9to5mac.com Show details
This means you can use a Mac or a PC as the source computer with either one becoming an external display. It also solves the problem of Apple’s 5K iMacs not supporting Target Display Mode.
1 hours ago Computers.tutsplus.com Show details
For example, I am able to use Target Display Mode so that my late–2009 27" iMac can display the output from my late–2009 Mac mini. Target Display Mode is achieved through the use of either a Mini DisplayPort cable or a Thunderbolt cable in order to share the screen of an iMac with an external Mac. Using a Mini DisplayPort lead to connect a
4 hours ago Rtings.com Show details
The M32U supports HDMI 2.1 bandwidth, but since the new MacBook Pro is limited to HDMI 2.0 bandwidth, you can't take full advantage of the monitor. This won't make a difference for office use, as you can still achieve 4k signals, but …
5 hours ago Eshop.macsales.com Show details
Google Docs is using a lot of RAM. Looking at the Activity Monitor processes on my iMac as I write this article (see image above), I can see that Google Chrome Helper is eating a lot of RAM, but there’s one “app” — actually three Google Docs spreadsheets that I have open in Safari — that is chewing up over 2 GB of my 16GB of RAM.
1 hours ago Ifixit.com Show details
1 Answer. In this case you can't. If your iMac was working you could have used a remote control app to manage the Mac mini via the network connection (Ethernet or even WiFi). Here you are trying to use a closed systems display to connect to a different system.
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VLC is the best free, open-source media player for the Mac. With it, you can play nearly any media file, including MPEG-2, MPEG-4, MKV, WebM, WMV, and much more. It has a number of customizable features so you can create your ideal viewing situation or set up your music listening experience the way you want.
8 hours ago Appletoolbox.com Show details
Of course, in those use scenarios, it’s not worth connecting a Mac mini to a computer monitor and other accessories all of the time. What you need is a quick, easy way to use your Mac mini without a display. Luckily, Apple has a couple options that will let you do so — including a handy feature called Screen Sharing.
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You can use Chrome for unattended access, and it supports multiple monitors, too. Unfortunately, features like file transfer, remote printing, and chat (if you’re using it for remote support) aren’t available. However, you can use a cloud storage service, like Google Drive, to transfer files. TeamViewer. Play Video
5 hours ago Wikihow.com Show details
Attach one end of the included power cable to the three-pronged plug on the back of the iMac monitor, then plug the other end of the cable into an electrical outlet. Turn on the Magic Mouse and the keyboard. The Magic Mouse's switch is on the bottom of the mouse, while the keyboard's switch is on its back. If you see green displaying below the
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5 hours ago Bestbuy.com Show details
Mac is Mac, once again this company surprises with its products, IMac M1, even better than Mac mini M1, the specifications are the same as mac mini m1, with the difference of having an excellent monitor, camera, keyboard, mouse etc. ..
8 hours ago Macobserver.com Show details
Mini is always (even at 2019 Apple prices) a cheaper Mac. You can explain away the sad displays, but if you’re doing graphics (video/photos), an iMac …
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3 hours ago Techradar.com Show details
Unless you only use an Apple notebook or iMac, you need a monitor to go with your Mac. Today's flat-panel models are light, slim and take up very little room on your desk.
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Mac users looking for an external display have a variety of options ranging from budget-friendly TN panels to high-end HDR displays. We're rounding up a list of the top monitors — some with USB
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MacMost Now 342: Using Multiple Monitors With Your Mac It is easy to hook up a second monitor to most Macs. Once you get a monitor and the proper cables to connect it, you can use the Displays preferences to control how the monitor fits into your desktop.
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LG’s 27-inch UltraFine 5K Display monitor is made to work in sync with the Mac, meaning you can adjust the monitor’s volume and brightness directly from MacBook’s System Preferences or keys
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How to Use a Mac as a Monitor 1 Turn on your iMac and make sure the other Mac is logged in. 2 Connect the Mini DisplayPort or Thunderbolt cable between the two computers. 3 Press Command (⌘) + F2 on the keyboard of the iMac that you want to use as a display. Your target iMac will now display the desktop of the other, connected Mac. See More....
Read on to learn how to use old iMac as monitor for your MacBook, iMac, Mac Mini or Windows 10/8/7 PC. Target Display Mode or TDM, in short, is a new feature that was released by Apple. TDM allows the user to connect two Macs to each other and use the second one as a display.
You can connect one external display to your Mac using either of the Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports. On iMac and Mac mini, connect your display to either of the ports with the Thunderbolt symbol . On Mac mini (M1, 2020), you can connect a second display to the HDMI port.
Step 1: Connect both the Macs using the Thunderbolt or Mini Display cable. Step 2: Ensure both computers are turned on and are awake. Step 3: Press Command-F2 from the keyboard of the iMac that you want to use as a display to enable TDM. Step 4: Now you will be able to see the screen from the other Mac on the monitor of your old iMac.