“You have a big 27-inch iMac sitting on the desk in the corner of your living room office, and yet you’re over there on the couch watching a movies on your iPhone or iPad,” Charlie Sorrel writes for Cult of Mac. “Wouldn’t it be great if you could beam one to the other, like sending video from an iPhone to an Apple TV? The good news is that you totally can, just by installing an app on your Mac. There are several available, but today we’ll use my favorite, Reflector.”

Reflector 2 is a media-receiving app which works with AirPlay and Google Cast, and is available for Mac, Android, and Windows. It has some other tricks, like allowing you to stream your iOS video live to YouTube, and to record video and audio using your Mac’s microphone and camera,” Sorrel writes. “But today we’ll be seeing how to do one simple thing: steaming video from your iPhone (or iPad) to your Mac’s big screen.”

“The full version costs $15, and the app runs as a free trial with a watermark over the screen,” Sorrel writes. “This trial is one of the reasons I like Reflector over other options…”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: It works. Even on older Macs. Give the free trial a try and see if it works for you.