Author: FIGBERT <email@example.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2020 18:04:18 -0800
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+title = "How to Mirror Your iDevice to your Mac"
+description = "I recently found myself debugging a mobile game I'm working on (sneak peak) with a friend over Jitsi. I had no trouble sharing my Godot window, Xcode console, or IRC bouncer. But how were they going to view the output on my phone? Well turns out it's really easy."
+date = 2020-12-31
+I recently found myself debugging a mobile game I'm working on ([sneak
+peak][sevivon]) with a friend over [Jitsi][jitsi]. I had no trouble sharing my
+[Godot][godot] window, Xcode console, or [IRC bouncer][irc]. But how were they
+going to view the output on my phone?
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+Well turns out it's really easy, and requires no non-default software:
+1. Open Quicktime
+2. Press `File -> New Movie Recording` or <kbd>⌥⌘N</kbd>
+3. Plug in your iDevice (I've only tested with an iPhone) via USB
+4. Click the down caret by the red record button
+5. Select your device as the Camera
+That's it! I didn't even need to record anything, as I just used Jitsi's
+built-in Window Sharing feature to share the screen live.
+If you want to record your phone with something more powerful than Quicktime,
+you can use [OBS][obs] and select your phone as a Video Capture Device.
+Hope you've enjoyed this post! I know it's a bit shorter than normal, but I'm
+hoping to post more frequently starting soon as a bunch of
+[interesting][remarkable] [things][cyberpunk] are happening in and abouts my