iPad apps to control desktop apps ("companion apps")

Following are some apps that you use as a companion to apps running on a laptop/desktop computer. Companion... as in the same way you use a mouse, keyboard and monitor to use an app. No one else seems to be tracking these, so here is my list, please share if you know any more.

Diet Coda
Desktop app: Coda by Panic, Mac

While you are editing code in Coda, this allows you to immediately see the changes in a dedicated preview window on the iPad.

Air Display
Desktop app: (any Mac or PC)

This extends your screen by putting the spillover onto an iPad.

Adobe Nav
Desktop app: Photoshop by Adobe

This allows you to select and configure tools while using Photoshop.

Basically just a copy of what's on the screen, little extra value.

Desktop app: Gimp, Traktor, Ableton, Logic Pro, Reaper, any other digital music app,   

A generic controller app where you can design your own interface or download templates. The commands are sent to your desktop app as MIDI or OSC. Takes about 8 hours to set this up and run.


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