Astropad Studio Gains Peer-to-Peer Networking for Faster Wireless Connection Between iPad and Mac

Astropad Studio, the app that is designed to turn the iPad into a drawing tablet for a Mac, is today gaining a major new networking feature that will cut down on latency.

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Peer-to-peer networking will allow an ‌iPad‌ to connect directly to a Mac using a wireless connection, which Astropad says will cut latency in half by bypassing the router. No cable between the two devices will be necessary, so this is a function that improves the wireless connectivity between two devices.

Astropad Studio users can take advantage of peer-to-peer connectivity even when a WiFi connection is not available

According to Astropad, peer-to-peer functionality removes the uncertainties of WiFi for artists who rely on Astropad Studio, introducing smooth and low latency drawing. Peer-to-peer connectivity works with all Astropad Studio features, including Apple Pencil integration, touch gestures, shortcuts, and more. I

Peer-to-peer is limited to Mac users and it is not available for those who use Astropad Studio with a PC. It requires an iOS device with iOS 13 or later and a Mac running macOS 10.15 or later.

Peer-to-peer networking is a free update for all current Astropad Studio users. Astropad Studio is priced at $99.99 per year, with a 14-day free trial available for testing it out, but there is a 20 percent discount through May 19. More information on the feature can be found on Astropad's blog.

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Top Rated Comments

Analog Kid Avatar
16 months ago

Astropad Studio is priced at $99.99 per year ('https://astropad.com/product/studio/')
This is absolutely absurd.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Razorpit Avatar
16 months ago

This is absolutely absurd.
But there is a 20 percent discount through May 19! ??
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
vegetassj4 Avatar
16 months ago
Sidecar doesn't do enough?
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
aibloop Avatar
16 months ago
Adobe subscription brain rot… Software developers need a reality check
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mariocapo Avatar
16 months ago

('https://www.macrumors.com/2023/04/26/astropad-peer-to-peer-networking/')

Astropad Studio ('https://astropad.com/product/studio/'), the app that is designed to turn the iPad into a drawing tablet for a Mac, is today gaining a major new networking feature ('https://astropad.com/peer-to-peer/') that will cut down on latency.



Peer-to-peer networking will allow an iPad to connect directly to a Mac using a wireless connection, which Astropad says will cut latency in half by bypassing the router. No cable between the two devices will be necessary, so this is a function that improves the wireless connectivity between two devices.

Astropad Studio users can take advantage of peer-to-peer connectivity even when a WiFi connection is not available

According to Astropad, peer-to-peer functionality removes the uncertainties of WiFi for artists who rely on Astropad Studio, introducing smooth and low latency drawing. Peer-to-peer connectivity works with all Astropad Studio features, including Apple Pencil integration, touch gestures, shortcuts, and more. I

Peer-to-peer is limited to Mac users and it is not available for those who use Astropad Studio with a PC. It requires an iOS device with iOS 13 or later and a Mac running macOS 10.15 or later.

Peer-to-peer networking is a free update for all current Astropad Studio users. Astropad Studio is priced at $99.99 per year ('https://astropad.com/product/studio/'), with a 14-day free trial available for testing it out, but there is a 20 percent discount through May 19. More information on the feature can be found on Astropad's blog ('https://astropad.com/peer-to-peer/').

Article Link: Astropad Studio Gains Peer-to-Peer Networking for Faster Wireless Connection Between iPad and Mac ('https://www.macrumors.com/2023/04/26/astropad-peer-to-peer-networking/')
Wow. They went subscription? No thanks.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dysamoria Avatar
16 months ago
I said a big fat NO to this company when they went subscription. This does nothing to interest me.
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