Reflector 3 for Mac


Version 3.0.2

December 5, 2017

  • Resolved a crash on launch experienced by a few users

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 3.0.1

November 21, 2017

  • Initial Public Release

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.7.2

April 28, 2017

  • Added support and frames for new iPad and (PRODUCT)RED iPhone
  • Resolved an issue with mirroring from Chrome v58 browsers and devices
  • Resolved an issue where recording would stop if audio connection disconnected for a device
  • Miscellaneous stability and performance improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.7

February 28, 2017

  • Added support for our new classroom product, ClassHub, a student device management and monitoring system for teachers
  • Improved AirPlay audio streaming quality
  • Improved reliability of Google Cast connections
  • Resolved an issue that prevented a device name from updating after closing preferences
  • Numerous bug fixes and performance improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.6

November 17, 2016

  • Reflector 2 now uses far less memory when mirroring and recording
  • Improved reliability and performance of YouTube video streaming
  • Improved reliability and stability of iOS 10 connections
  • Reduced CPU utilization when using Reflector Student
  • Numerous bug fixes and performance improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.5.4

October 11, 2016

  • Resolved an issue that could cause a crash with Reflector Director
  • Improved YouTube video streaming performance
  • Misc. bug fixes and performance improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.5.3

September 16, 2016

  • Added iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus support

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.5.2

August 8, 2016

  • Added initial iOS 10 Support
  • Resolved a potential crash with large number of Reflector Student instances connected
  • Improved discoverability from iOS and Chrome devices
  • Resolved an issue Casting from Chrome "Canary" dev branch

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.5.1

June 2, 2016

  • Adds enhanced compatibility with our newest app, Ditto!

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.5

April 13, 2016

  • Hallo! Guten Tag! Buon Giorno! 你好 - Reflector 2 is now localized in 13 additional languages! In addition to English, users can now use Reflector 2 in their native Japanese, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Korean, Dutch, Czech, French, Hungarian, Spanish, German, Italian, Polish and Danish languages!
  • iPad Pro 9.7" and iPhone SE - Reflector 2 is now fully compatible with iPad Pro 9.7" and the iPhone SE. We've also added frames for both of these devices!

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.4

January 6, 2016

  • Added support for streaming YouTube, Hulu and Vimeo videos from iOS and OS X devices to Reflector 2
  • Added full iPad Pro support
  • Added iOS 9 On-Screen Code support
  • Added "Best for Single Device" recording mode to record devices inside a constant-sized "box"
  • Resolved a crash when AirPlay mirroring from a Mac to Reflector 2 on older version of OS X
  • Resolved a crash when disconnecting a device after recording several devices
  • Resolved an issue which caused certain benign connections to open a video window or trigger a layout change
  • Resolved an issue with recording resolution settings not properly applying in recordings
  • Resolved an issue which could cause a previously selected frame type to revert to the default for that device
  • Resolved an issue which occasionally prevented additional recordings after a recording is completed
  • Resolved an issue which occasionally caused frames to appear when disabled after transitioning from streaming to mirroring
  • Miscellaneous performance enhancements and bug fixes

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.3.1

December 14, 2015

  • Resolved an issue after a recent Google Play Services Cast update that prevented devices from discovering Reflector 2.

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.3.0

November 9, 2015

  • High-Resolution Mirroring - Reflector 2 now displays AirPlay-mirrored devices in higher resolution for clearer, crisper mirroring!
  • Added ability to manually specify the audio ports Reflector 2 normally randomly selects
  • Added support for smoother rotation animation events
  • Added a visual notification in the Reflector 2 menu when Reflector Student device(s) are connected
  • The Reflector 2 menu bar icon now turns orange when a device is connected
  • Reflector 2 and connected device windows should now appear in screen sharing/video conferencing apps
  • Device frames now match the orientation of the actual device
  • Resolved an issue with connecting a device with Onscreen Code enabled
  • Resolved an issue with iPod touch and some iPhone frames that could sometimes cause overlapping/gaps
  • Resolved an occasional issue when recording a device in landscape orientation
  • Resolved an issue that caused iOS 8 devices to lose their frame after playing a video if "Automatic" is not selected
  • Resolved an occasional crash when Onscreen Code is enabled
  • Resolved an issue with streaming from AirParrot 2 when Onscreen Code is enabled
  • Reflector 2 no longer logs Google Cast network traffic when Cast is disabled in Preferences
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes, stability improvements and performance updates

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.2.1

September 25, 2015

  • iPhone 6s/6s Plus Support - Added support for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus
  • Added Rose Gold frames for iPhone 6s and iPhones 6s Plus
  • Added full support for OS X 10.11 "El Capitan"
  • Added "Always On Top" and "Display Fullscreen" menu options to the device right-click menu
  • Added ability to sign out of a YouTube account in Preferences
  • Further improved iOS 9 mirroring and streaming support
  • Webcams now open in a smaller window by default
  • Webcams no longer ask for approval to connect when "Prompt for Approval" is enabled
  • Resolved an issue where the background color setting for a recording would not be remembered
  • Resolved an issue when using "on-screen code" security that would fail to authenticate the device
  • Resolved an issue with device's with special characters not properly displaying
  • YouTube Live streams are now properly ended on YouTube when exiting the app while live streaming
  • Resolved a crash on Macs without Bluetooth LE
  • Resolved a crash on waking the Mac and Reflector 2 was previously running
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes, stability improvements and performance updates

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.2.0

September 11, 2015

  • iOS 9 Support - We're proud to announce full iOS 9 support in Reflector 2. Upgrade your devices to iOS 9 with confidence!
  • Improved device frame detection for iOS devices
  • Resolved an issue that prevented previously-selected frames for a device to be remembered
  • Resolved a crash on waking the Mac and Reflector 2 was previously running
  • Resolved a crash on Macs without Bluetooth LE
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes, stability improvements and performance updates

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.1.0

August 19, 2015

  • YouTube Live - You can now broadcast anything connected via AirPlay mirroring or Google Cast LIVE to an audience on YouTube! You can even broadcast multiple devices with a webcam!
  • Webcam Support - Reflector 2 now supports displaying of a webcam alongside mirrored devices! Great for presenting to a group or when broadcasting to YouTube Live. You can even record instructional videos that include your webcam and mirrored devices.
  • Reflector Student - Reflector Student is an all-new, free, iOS application coming very soon to the App Store. It allows AirPlay mirroring on networks that prevent natural discovery like classrooms and business Wi-Fi.
  • Record All - You can now record all devices with one press by selecting the "Record" button in the Reflector 2 recording menu bar
  • Recording Bar - We've moved voiceover controls, recording, broadcasting and webcam controls to an easy-to-find, centralized bar in Reflector 2's menu
  • Improved the Cast frame selection and "black space" cropping for better frame suggestions and less flashing when Casting an Android or Chromebook device
  • Improved the efficiency and reliableness of the Reflector 2 recording engine, especially with voiceovers
  • Improved media play back when streaming video to Reflector 2 via AirPlay or Google Cast
  • Refreshed the layout of the Quick Connect window to improve legibility and add support for QR code pairing in Reflector Student
  • Added support for bulk-deploying Reflector 2 via Apple Remote Desktop with a pre-defined configuration file
  • Added "Launch at login" preference to allow auto-launching of Reflector 2 on startup.
  • Added volume support for voiceovers to voiceover menu
  • Added device volume support to recordings (adjust volume on the device and recordings will obey)
  • Reflector 2 now saves recording to the Desktop for easy locating
  • Resolved several issues when using AirParrot 2 to send high-resolution video to Reflector 2
  • Resolved an issue that caused Reflector 2 recordings to appear shorter than normal when opened in iMovie
  • Resolved several slight gaps when using frames with iOS and Cast devices
  • Resolved several crashes when saving recordings
  • Resolved a crash when Reflector 2 was left running for a long period of time
  • Resolved a crash when a computer suddenly lost Wi-Fi
  • Resolved a crash on waking the Mac and Reflector 2 was previously running
  • Numerous miscellaneous bug fixes, stability improvements and performance updates

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.0.2

May 14, 2015

  • Improved Google Cast performance with various Android devices (including Samsung Galaxy devices)
  • Reflector 2 will now prevent a Mac from going to sleep while a device is mirroring
  • Resolved a hang when closing Preferences on some Macs
  • Resolved a crash when toggling voice-over at the end of a recording
  • Resolved an issue that could cause the Stop button to disappear while AirPlay streaming and recording
  • Resolved an issue that caused some Preferences labels to become truncated on 10.9 and lower

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.0.1

April 24, 2015

  • Improved Google Cast discovery on older Android devices
  • Reflector 2 devices now appear in the Devices tab of the Chromecast app
  • Resolved an issue where a Cast device would connect and mirror only a single image before freezing (primarily on Samsung devices)
  • Resolved a crash when saving some recordings
  • Resolved a crash when toggling voiceover near the end of a recording
  • Resolved a hang when closing Preferences on some Macs
  • Resolved an issue that caused a long period of blackspace at the beginning of a recording
  • Resolved an issue that could cause device audio to become garbled in recordings
  • Resolved an issue that could cause device frames to appear corrupted in recordings
  • Resolved an issue that could cause Cast devices to only show "No Frame" in the frame selection list
  • Resolved an issue where device frames would not appear in some recordings
  • Resolved an issue where Reflector 2 would only show "No Frame" for a device that had previously set a frame
  • Resolved an issue where Reflector 2 would not trim backspace when sending Cast previews to Reflector Director
  • Resolved an issue with using the "Register" button in Reflector 2 license emails

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 2.0

April 14, 2015

  • Initial release of Reflector 2 for Mac

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.6.6

February 2, 2015

  • Removed erroneous "AirPlay Conflict" error messaging that prevented Reflector from running on 10.10 when an OS X-created conflict occurs

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.6.5

October 2, 2014

  • Resolves an issue which caused Reflector to occasionally hide the device frame of the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6+ when rotating to landscape
  • Resolves an which caused passwords to not properly clear when setting the security preference to 'None'
  • Resolves an issue which caused Onscreen Codes to not be displayed in the foreground
  • Resolves an issue which may have prevented users from selecting certain iPhone 5C frames

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.6.4

September 25, 2014

  • Added support for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
  • Added support for displaying the name of a connected device
  • Added support for Onscreen Code
  • Various performance improvements and bug fixes

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.6.3

March 7, 2014

  • Reflector now has a fully-functional, seven day trial (with subtle watermark)
  • Added a new first-launch splash screen and registration window
  • Supported iOS devices mirror at 1080p when "Optimize For" is set to Hi-Res
  • Reflector now encrypts the AirPlay password in the configuration file
  • Improved audio performance during AirPlay mirroring and audio/video streaming
  • Resolved an issue that prevented pasting a license key in the registration window
  • Resolved an issue that caused mirroring connections to drop when AirPlaying a video
  • Resolved a crash when three or more iPads are mirroring simultaneously
  • Numerous stability improvements for Core Duo processor Macs running 10.6
  • Help > Reflector Help now links to the Squirrels Support website

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.6.2

November 15, 2013

  • iPad mini with Retina display compatibility
  • Fixed a crash related to audio mirroring on certain hardware

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.6.1

November 4, 2013

  • Added iPad Air device frames
  • General iPad Air compatibility updates
  • Resolved an issue where device frames could appear mispositioned while mirroring or recording
  • Fixed a crash on device disconnect on OS X 10.6

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.6

October 28, 2013

  • Completely rewritten rendering engine for much faster mirror streams
  • Enhanced iOS 7 video and audio mirroring
  • Added iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s colored frames
  • Added a register option to the main Reflector menu
  • Resolved a rotation issue with the iPhone 5s
  • Improved AirPlay video player performance
  • OS X Mavericks 10.9 compatibility
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.5.4

February 8, 2013

  • Corrected recording issue that caused videos to be cut short or not save
  • Corrected issue that caused save dialog to not be displayed if recording while in full-screen mode
  • Added support for recording with white iPad Mini frame
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.5.3

December 4, 2012

  • Reflection is now, Reflector - Same Reflection taste, new Reflector name!

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.5.2

November 2, 2012

  • Adds iPad mini and iPad 4 support
  • Support for date-limited license keys
  • Support for bulk deployment
  • Updated frames for iPad, iPad Mini, iPhone 5 and iPod touch
  • Remembers the last selected frame for each device
  • Improved device auto-detection
  • Fixes an issue that caused Mac or PC mirrored screens to display with an iOS device frame
  • Apps such as Keynote will no longer display in a device frame when using a resolution other than device resolution in "Optimize For"
  • Misc. bug fixes and performance improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.5.1

October 9, 2012

  • Corrected an issue that could cause an incorrect AirPlay password to be accepted

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.5

September 21, 2012

  • Added iPhone 5 support
  • Corrected an issue that prevented video and photo mirroring from working with iOS 5 and iOS 6
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.4.2

July 28, 2012

  • Fixes an issue with app registration expiring

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.4.1

July 27, 2012

  • Fixes an issue that can prevent audio from being recorded

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.4

July 24, 2012

  • Retina Support
    • Added retina icons and images
    • Added support for mirroring Retina iPhones to Retina Displays at 1-1 pixel ratio

  • Mountain Lion Support - Added support for native mirroring from Mountain Lion to Reflection and Developer ID signing

  • CMD + Tab Full Screen Support - Improved full-screen support when toggling between apps and spaces

  • iTunes Audio Support - Added support for audio-only mirror from iTunes to Reflection

  • iOS 6 Compatibility - Added initial iOS 6 compatibility

  • On Top Mode - Added an option to keep Reflection "on top" of other windows

  • Easier Registration - Added support for easier registration

  • Bug Fixes:
    • Improvements to recording with frames
    • Miscellaneous performance enhancements and bug fixes

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.3

June 18, 2012

  • Record With Frames - Added support to include device frames when recording

  • New Device Frames - Added new, more accurate iPad and iPhone frames

  • CMD + Tab Support - Added support for using CMD + Tab to switch windows when in full screen

  • Bug Fixes:
    • Fixed LOUD static issues
    • Fixed a bug that caused the title bar to appear on 10.6
    • Added hot corners for easier frame resizing
    • Added initial iOS6 beta compatibility
    • Miscellaneous performance enhancements and bug fixes

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.2.1

April 9, 2012

  • Customizable Backgrounds - Added support for customizing the background color or image used in "full-screen" mode

  • Bug Fixes:
    • Fixed a bug saving recordings to a path that included spaces or special characters
    • Fixed several issues that could result in "static" when mirroring audio
    • Fixed "Airplay Conflict" warnings with long computer names
    • General bug fixes and performance improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.2

March 28


  • iPad 3rd Generation Support - Reflection is now optimized for use with your new iPad.
      Note: Apple limits the mirroring of the new iPad to 720p, about half of its total screen resolution

  • Recording - Now you can record the video and audio of your iPad 2, iPad 3 or iPhone 4S right in Reflection! Requires OS X 10.7 or greater.

  • Added full screen theatre mode - Streams can now go true, full screen.

  • Photo gallery and photo streaming support

  • Videos now play in Reflection instead of opening QuickTime

  • Choose black or white iPhone and iPad frames

  • Scale your mirroring to show a scaled image that fits on your screen or the entire, full-size stream

  • Better 10.7 Mountain Lion support and other miscellaneous performance improvements

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.1

March 2, 2012

  • Added password support - Set a password on Reflection to prevent random connections.

  • Added automatic full screen mode - When connecting for the first time, streams will be in full screen.

  • Further audio improvements for networks with less than ideal conditions.

  • Added support for YouTube and video streaming.

  • Changed iPad frame to look more like an iPad 2.

  • Fixed an issue where connected windows didn't remember their location and size during orientation changes.

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.


Version 1.0.1

March 1, 2012

  • Mountain Lion Support - We've added support for Apple's latest developer preview of Mountain Lion.

  • Audio Enhancements - Audio support is improved during high-latency or packet loss conditions.

  • Bug Fixes - Many other bugs, crashes, and performance issues have been addressed.

As always if you're having issues email us at support@reflectorapp.com and be sure to include information about your setup.