PC HUD

PC HUD App icon

Available In The App Store


PC HUD Computer Application Download Links

Download PC HUD Companion App for Windows PCsDownload PC HUD Companion App for Mac Computers

PC HUD gives you real time performance graphs of your computer’s processor and memory usage.

As you’re using your computer have your iOS device act like a second screen displaying up-to-the-second utilization information.

PC HUD iOS app running on an iPhone, displaying a graph of your computers performance

The graphs slide smoothly across the screen, work in any orientation and are customizable with different themes and layout options, displaying information for memory and up to 8 cores. PC HUD can wirelessly monitor any computer running Windows or Mac OS X.

PC HUD iOS app running on an iPhone, displaying a graph of your computers performance

The PC HUD app requires the PC HUD application to be installed on any computer you wish to monitor. This is a tiny, free application which is available from www.mark-bridges.com. Apart from installing the application, no configuration is required; the application runs silently on your computer and connections between the iDevice and computer are made automatically.

Instructions

Any computer you wish to view the performance of will need to have the PC HUD application installed on it. PC HUD is free and available on the links above.

Windows Installation

Run the downloaded file from link above

If you're missing the required Java or Bonjour applications you will be directed to the relevant websites during installation (complete each of these installations before continuing with PC HUD)

Click 'Finish' and PC HUD will appear in the system tray and be ready to connect to the app. (If you're prompted to unblock or allow PC HUD through you firewall allow it).

PC HUD will now load automatically each time you start your PC

Mac Installation

If you haven't installed Java before, install it from here

Download PC HUD, unzip the file and double click the application. PC HUD will appear in the menu and be ready to connect to the app. (If you're prompted to unblock or allow PC HUD through you firewall allow it)

To make PC HUD automatically start when you power on your Mac; open PC HUD, right click its icon in the dock and select 'Options' and 'Open at Login'.

The App

When you start the app you will be automatically connected to your computer and the graph will begin updating on the iDevice. If you have more than one computer on your network running PC HUD you will be connected to the computer you last made a connection to. If you want to connect to a different computer, double tap the screen and press 'Next PC' until you find the PC you want to connect to.

To alter the graph's appearance double tap the screen and select 'Theme' to change from light to dark or 'Grid' to turn the grid and numbers on and off.

To change the graph's scale you can pinch the screen.

If you've got any feedback or ideas for additional features please leave a review.

Troubleshooting

If you cannot make a connection to a computer try the following: