Mirror your iPhone's screen to your Mac

iDevices are designed for plenty of tasks. However, you may sometimes want to cast the whole screen of your iPhone and mirror it on a bigger screen of your Mac. It's very convenient whenever you need to view photos, create business presentations, play favourite games, hold online webinars and watch movies and streamings. Read the article and find out the best three apps to show the screen of your iPhone, iPad or iPod on your Mac.

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Reflector

With Reflector, transform your Mac into a Google Cast, AirPlay or Miracast receiver and wirelessly mirror and record the screen of your iPhone at up to 60 fps.

It features multiple device screen mirroring and frame control options and works with iOS 11/10//9/8. Create tutorials, video demos and walkthroughs, add voice and webcam videos, embed frames and directly stream your screen via YouTube. The app costs $6.99 but you can try it for free for seven days.

AnyTrans

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The AnyTrans app is a nice pick if you want to show your content on a bigger screen in real time. Capture all operations on your iPhone, choose a resolution, create high-quality recordings without watermarks, generate GIFs and save your screenshots in the formats you need.

Edit and blur your images, insert comments and highlight important parts. AnyTrans is free of charge, however, if you want to get the extended functionality, try it for free for five days and then buy it at $29.99 per year. It works with iOS 13/12/11/10/9/8/7/6/5.

QuickTime    

Display what exactly you see on iPhone

QuickTime Player comes preinstalled on your Mac and it boasts a number of hidden features. Connect your device to your Mac using the Lightning cable packaged with your iPhone to capture the screen and mirror it on a larger screen. Make video recordings and video demos, review games, create slideshows and add voice via a microphone. Choose File > New Movie Recording, configure the settings and switch the FaceTime HD Camera to iPhone. The trick works for iOS 8 or later.  

Referenced Mac applications

Airdroid
FREE
rating

Access Android phone/tablet from computer remotely and securely.

Full Screen Mirror
FREE
rating

Full Screen Mirror is a free-to-use mirror application for Macintosh.

Mirror Display
rating

Stream your current screen content to another computer using ethernet or wifi network.

QuickScreen
FREE
rating

Detects the screen of your device in order to display it on your Mac.

Screen Mirror to TV & Device
FREE
rating

Mirror your Mac's screen to multiple devices simultaneously.

X-Mirage
rating

Stream your favourite media content from your iOS device to your desktop.

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