how to use macbook as second monitor

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by asiaton, Sep 19, 2016.

  1. asiaton macrumors newbie

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    i have two macbook pros and i would to extend my screen size. so i want to use the 2. macbook as external monitor. if possible not by wifi. does it work with an thunderbolt to thunderbolt cable.
    thanks in advance...
     
  2. DeltaMac macrumors 604

    DeltaMac

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    Just in case you misunderstand - the answer is no. Target display mode uses a supported iMac for the second display.
    Connecting two MBPros to create an extended screen won't work.
     
  3. thats all folks macrumors 6502a

    thats all folks

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    thank you for clarifying.
     
  4. iStillMac macrumors newbie

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    It can be done using software. Search for 'Air Server' on google, and give its trial version a try.
     

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