The latest update of Remote Buddy 2 app brings 2nd generation Siri Remote support for Mac. Now Mac owners can use the new Siri Remote inner and outer navigation wheels to switch slides of a presentation, play and pause videos, select apps, and much more. But lacks voice assistant support.
Apple launched the new Apple TV 4K (2021) set-top box with a redesigned Siri Remote. And fortunately for users in Apple’s ecosystem can use their new smart remote with another device. Having said that, the smart remote can be bought separately.
The Siri Remote (2nd generation) brings precise control to your Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD. Its all-new touch-enabled clickpad lets you click titles, swipe through playlists, and use a circular gesture on the outer ring to find just the scene you’re looking for. And with Siri, you can find what you want to watch using just your voice.
Download Remote Buddy 2 to control Mac with new Siri Remote (2021)
Remote Buddy 2 is compatible with over 100 Mac apps like Adobe Acrobat Pro, Capture One 21, Final Cut Pro 7, Firefox, Keynote, and many more. Mac owners can use the new Siri Remote to:
- Scroll – circular gesture on the ring; optionally also presses on the ring to scroll up, down, left, and right.
- Type via virtual keyboard – Enter text or simulate pressing key combinations with the virtual on-screen keyboard.
- With trackpad and mouse spot support, Move the mouse pointer, click, drag or scroll. Integrated with the Mousespot pointer spotlight effect.
- Automatic mode switch
Users will not be able to wake up their Macs with the smart remote because macOS Big Sur 11.3 does not support the app’s microphone and IR transmitter. Read the complete list of compatible apps here.
Running natively on Intel and M1-based Macs, Remote Buddy 2 requires macOS 10.12 or later. It is compatible with macOS 11 Big Sur. Users can download the app from iospirit.com. The new Siri Remote comes with Apple TV 4K (2021) starting from $179 or can be purchased separately for $59 from apple.com or Apple Store.