Impress Remote

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This page is all about the LibreOffice Impress Remote – a handy tool for controlling Impress slideshow presentations from a mobile device.

Background

Originally for Android, the Impress Remote is now available on iOS, and Pebble smartwatch as well.

System Requirements

See Documentation/HowTo/Impress_Remote_(Android)#Prerequisites

Builds

Stable Builds

If you are interested in using the remote, you can find released builds of the app

For Android

For iOS

For Pebble

You will also need a reasonably recent version of LibreOffice itself.

Testing Builds

For QA and testing

Android:

iOS:

  • None, currently (due to the limitations on provisioning from Apple)

Source Code

See Development/Impress/Remote#Source_Code

Playing with the Impress Remote

Check out the HOWTO page on setting it up for more information.

History

The Impress Remote Server and Android App were intially developed mainly by Andrzej Hunt during the 2012 GSoC term, kindly sponsored by Google. Further development on the Android app was done by Artur Dryomov during the 2013 GSoC, again kindly sponsored by Google. An iOS app was developed by Siqi Liu, also during the 2013 GSoC, again kindly sponsored by Google.

In January 2015, an Impress Remote app for the Pebble smartwatch was unveiled.

Screenshots

Other pages

TODO: the impress remote pages could use some reorg and cleanup