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Description

Stream games from your NVIDIA GameStream-compatible PC on your home network or over the Internet with Moonlight. Use your touchscreen or an iOS-compatible (MFi) gamepad to play your PC games on your iOS device.

Simply install NVIDIA GeForce Experience (GFE) on your compatible PC, make sure GameStream is enabled in GFE's SHIELD settings page, and you're ready to stream!

Features:
• Open-source and completely free
• Up to 1080p 120 FPS with bitrate options up to 100 Mbps
• Stream games purchased from any game store
• Support for new MFi controllers with L3/R3 buttons on iOS 12.1
• Play over the Internet or LTE using our automatic configuration tool linked in the Setup Guide
• Wake-on-LAN to remotely wake your PC for streaming
• Local co-op with up to 4 connected controllers

PC Requirements:
• Windows 7 or newer
• NVIDIA GeForce GTX/RTX series desktop or mobile GPU (GT-series and non-NVIDIA GPUs not supported)
• NVIDIA GeForce Experience (GFE) 2.2.2 or later
• Ethernet connection from PC to router highly recommended

Other Requirements:
• 5 GHz WiFi is highly recommended
• A physical gamepad is recommended for faster paced games
• At least 5 Mbps upload speed from your PC for Internet/LTE streaming

If you have any trouble, click our support link for help or look for the help links within Moonlight.

Disclaimer: This app is not affiliated with NVIDIA Corporation. Please do not contact them for support. Instead, use the support link at the bottom of the app description.

This app is open-source under the GPL. The code can be found here: https://github.com/moonlight-stream/moonlight-ios

All trademarks cited here are the property of their respective owners.

 Free in iOS App Store

Screenshots

Moonlight Game Streaming screenshot 1Moonlight Game Streaming screenshot 2Moonlight Game Streaming screenshot 3

Version History

Launched Nov 09, 2015 (over 3 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 2 months, on average.

Jan 02
2019
(Current)
Version 2.5.0

• Improved pairing security (After updating, you must pair your PC again!)
• Enabled quitting games started by other Moonlight clients also running this update
• Fixed the video bitrate slider not working above certain values on GFE 3.16
• Fixed video issues when streaming on some Internet connections
• Fixed the app running indicator not refreshing after streaming
• Fixed several reported crashes

Nov 19
2018
Version 2.4.0

• Added support for GeForce Experience 3.16
• Fixed bugs that could cause the loading spinner to never disappear
• Fixed RTSP handshake errors in some network configurations
• Fixed several minor UI issues and crashes

Oct 28
2018
Version 2.3.0

• Enabled 120 FPS streaming on iPad Pro
• Added automatic Internet streaming IP address detection
• Raised the bitrate limit to 100 Mbps
• Fixed keyboard appearing when attempting to use on-screen controls

Oct 13
2018
Version 2.2.0

• Implemented keyboard support (3 finger tap to activate)
• Fixed audio crackling at low bitrates
• Performance improvements

Jun 18
2018
Version 2.1.0

• Added a grace period to acknowledge Low Battery alerts or use Control Center without terminating the connection
• Fixed "name resolution error 8" when attempting to stream in some configurations
• Fixed RTSP handshake error when reconnecting quickly

Jun 03
2018
Version 2.0.0

- Many UI performance improvements and bugfixes
- Rewrote audio code to significantly reduce audio glitches
- Added 360p resolution option for reduced data consumption
- Added multi-controller mode toggle for games with broken gamepad detection
- Added the ability to play game audio on the PC
- Added option to disable game settings optimizations for streaming
- Adjusted on-screen controls for better usability, particularly on iPad
- Fixed video freezing on iPhone X running iOS 11.2
- Fixed several causes of app crashes while streaming

Feb 19
2018
Version 1.8.0

- Fixed some games not detecting a gamepad
- Fixed Wake-on-LAN failure on local network after target PC has been asleep for a while
- Fixed tap-and-drag motion not working properly
- Fixed rare audio dropouts after streaming a while

Jan 11
2018
Version 1.7.0

- Fixed streaming from GeForce Experience v3.12
- Streaming over the Internet now requires another port forwarded: TCP 48010

Nov 13
2017
Version 1.6.0

- Fixed missing video when streaming HEVC in certain configurations

Oct 18
2017
Version 1.5.0

- Added support for GeForce Experience v3.10

Sep 26
2017
Version 1.4.0

- New app icon
- Added support for streaming HEVC on iOS 11
- Fixed gesture detection issues with right-click and drag
- Fixed external PC address tracking across networks

Jun 26
2017
Version 1.3.0

- Reduced video latency
- Fixed artifacts on 1080p30 video at high bitrates

May 12
2017
Version 1.2.0

- Improve streaming performance over lossy network connections
- Correctly send the number of attached gamepads to the host
- Fix some minor UI glitches

Dec 17
2016
Version 1.1.4

- Added support for GeForce Experience 3.2

Oct 28
2016
Version 1.1.3

- Fixed detection of running games on GeForce Experience 3.1
- Improved pairing UI and behavior

Oct 06
2016
Version 1.1.2

- Support for GeForce Experience 3.0.7

Sep 30
2016
Version 1.1.1

- Improved support for GeForce Experience 3.0
- UI tweaks and improvements
- Fixed video freezing issue on older versions of GFE

May 24
2016
Version 1.1.0

- Added long press to drag feature
- Fixed bugs in Wake-on-LAN functionality
- Improved game compatibility with on-screen controls
- Fixed RTSP handshake error when streaming over some network connections

Apr 01
2016
Version 1.0.4

- Added support for GeForce Experience 2.11.2.46

Mar 14
2016
Version 1.0.3

- Added support for GeForce Experience 2.11
- Improved UI performance

Feb 20
2016
Version 1.0.2

- Added support for GeForce Experience 2.10
- Stability improvements

Nov 20
2015
Version 1.0.1

- Added support for GFE 2.8
- Improved app performance
- Improved connection reliability

Nov 10
2015
Version 1.0.0

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