Sensible ways to mirror iPad on PC

Last updated on September 2, 2016 by

With advanced technical improvement, iPad now can totally match the performance of a common PC. As a result, more and more people tend to utilize a simple iPad instead of the traditional computer, which can make our work much more efficient and effective. But sometimes, users still need the help of PC for making video demos, showing the specific use of an app or streaming iPad activity on a larger screen. However, there are quite a few programs that can manage to display iPad screen on PC smoothly and clearly. And the truth is that if you are not familiar with those streaming tools, it can be hard to find one that really suits you best.

Thus, here I would like to introduce you several programs considered as the most popular tools among users which will cast your iPad screen on PC easily.

Superior program to mirror iPad on PC

Apowersoft iPhone/iPad Recorder is one popular program that most users think highly of. It is a desktop program which enables you to connect the iDevice with PC monitor wirelessly. On condition that iPad or iPhone and computer are under the same Wi-Fi network, you are able to open an app from your iPad and display the image on the PC screen without any loss. Furthermore, while you are using an app on your iPad, both the video and audio track will be displayed on the computer screen synchronously, which can be considerate for any presentation.

Besides, it also covers extra features of recording videos as well as taking screenshots. So users can create personal videos and take interesting pictures as many as they like. And it supports iOS 7 and higher versions. Just follow the guidance below and you will learn how to mirror iPad to PC with ease.

display iPad to pc

  • First, install it on your computer by clicking the button below. Then launch the program on your PC.


  • With an interface popping out, make your computer and iOS recorder get connected by the same Wi-Fi network.
  • Find out the options menu, then preset the settings like display quality.
  • With your iPad, swipe from the bottom and open up its control center. Press the “AirPlay” tab.
  • When seeing a screen-like icon with your PC name on it, select it and switch the mirroring toggle from off to on.
  • Just for a second and your iPad screen will be displayed on PC.

airplay mirroring

Tips: If you would like to record iPad screen, first open the options menu and configure the relative settings like audio input and output format. Then press the red button at the top of interface’s tool bar and it will start recording soon. And if you want to take screenshots, just click the button and pictures will be saved in PNG format.

recording game on iPad

Workable Tools to Display iPad Screen on PC

1. iTools

For many people, iTools has been a trustable tool for mirroring iPad to PC. With stable Wi-Fi network, you can show what you are doing from iPad to the PC screen in real time. No matter for watching movies or playing games, it absolutely brings you better experience with a larger visual screen as well as Hi-Fi sound effect. Besides, you can also use it in a conventional way by connecting iPad with PC via USB cables if there is no access to Internet.

Features: support connection both by wireless network and USB, compatible with iOS 9

itools mirror to pc

2. Reflector

Another program worth attention is Reflector. With it, you will not need to connect PC with a lighting cable. Instead, it will enable you to mirror iPad on PC monitor via AirPlay technique. So you are likely to present demos, tutorials, movies or game video clips on a larger screen. And if you have more than one screen which is available for displaying, you are free to choose whichever you like. Without complicated steps, you can handle it quite easily. Currently, it is compatible with devices of iOS 9. Moreover, it covers a feature of broadcasting. That means you can stream your iPad screen directly to YouTube and publish a video in real time.

Features: support wireless connection, compatible with iOS 9, real-time broadcasting function

mirror iPad on pc

Bottom Line

With the help of AirPlay technique, all programs mentioned above can now be used to display iPad screen on PC and users can easily connect their iDevices to PC wirelessly, which is quite convenient. Then among these three tools, I consider Apowersoft iPhone/iPad Recorder as the best choice for its smooth performance as well as extra powerful features of video recording and image taking.

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