Moonlight Game Streaming

Moonlight Game Streaming


This app streams games from a GameStream-compatible PC on your local network or the Internet (Streaming over LTE is supported, although data usage is high and you may have latency issues). After initial pairing, Moonlight will show a list of apps to stream from your PC. You can add any other apps to this list through GeForce Experience. Mouse, keyboard, and controller input is sent from your Android device to the PC.

To have a good experience, you need a mid to high-end wireless router with a good wireless connection to your Android device (5 GHz highly recommended) and a good connection from your PC to your router (Ethernet highly recommended).

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

Users using an external mouse may want to use the root version instead which has much better mouse support. See: http://tinyurl.com/moonlight-root

If you're streaming over the Internet, make sure UPnP is enabled on your router or the required ports are forwarded. See http://bit.ly/1sUauPq for more details.

PC Requirements:
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 600/700/800/900 series desktop or mobile GPU (GT-series GPUs won't work)
NVIDIA GeForce Experience (GFE) 2.2.2 or higher

Most controllers will work just fine, but the following have been tested:
Xbox 360 wired/wireless
PS3 wired (with Sixaxis Enabler app) or wireless (with SixAxis Controller app)
PS4 wired via USB
MOGA controller (see note below)
Amazon Fire Game Controller
Shield integrated controller

MOGA controller users:
If your controller has a switch with A and B, it must be switched to B to be used for streaming. If you have no switch, use the MOGA Universal Driver app.

Note for SixAxis users:
Use SixAxis in "Native Gamepad" mode for Moonlight. The default button mapping needs to be adjusted to match the standard controller layout for streaming.

Instructions:
1. Make sure GeForce Experience is installed, updated, and that you've scanned for games.

2. In most cases, your PC will show up automatically in the PC list. Click the entry in the PC list to start pairing.

3. On your PC, enter the PIN displayed on the Android device and accept the pairing dialog.

4. Choose your PC in the PC list and the app list will be displayed where you can select a game to stream.

Troubleshooting - "Moonlight crashes"
1. Please send me an email.

2. Send the crash report.

Troubleshooting - "I can't pair/stream at all"
1. Reboot your PC and device.

2. Disable your PC's firewall.

3. If all else fails: uninstall GeForce drivers, reboot, clean install GeForce drivers, and reboot again.

Troubleshooting - "Video is choppy/laggy"
1. Try streaming with Bluetooth disabled to see if your device has the Bluetooth issue detailed below.

2. Make sure your device is connected on 5 GHz and your PC is wired to your router.

3. Lower the bitrate slider.

4. Try using 720p30 which has the lowest requirements.

Troubleshooting - "Apps crash when launched by Moonlight"
1. Uninstall GeForce drivers, reboot, clean install GeForce drivers, and reboot again.

2. Try launching them through Steam

Bluetooth-related streaming issues:
Depending on your phone/tablet, you may have a bad streaming experience if Bluetooth is active while streaming. This is a hardware issue due to the antenna wiring. If you experience this, you can try a USB Ethernet adapter or a controller that connects directly to your Android device via USB OTG.

For more details and to report issues, see: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2505510

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

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

Recent changes:
v3.1.5 - April 21, 2015
- Renamed to Moonlight to comply with trademark claim by Limelight Networks, Inc.
- Fixed multiple controller behavior when a keyboard is attached
- Minor bug fixes
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About Moonlight Game Streaming
This app streams games from a GameStream-compatible PC on your local network or the Internet (Streaming over LTE is supported, although data usage is high and you may have latency issues). After initial pairing, Moonlight will show a list of apps to stream from your PC. You can add any other apps to this list through GeForce Experience. Mouse, keyboard, and controller input is sent from your Android device to the PC.

To have a good experience, you need a mid to high-end wireless router with a good wireless connection to your Android device (5 GHz highly recommended) and a good connection from your PC to your router (Ethernet highly recommended).

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

Users using an external mouse may want to use the root version instead which has much better mouse support. See: http://tinyurl.com/moonlight-root

If you're streaming over the Internet, make sure UPnP is enabled on your router or the required ports are forwarded. See http://bit.ly/1sUauPq for more details.

PC Requirements:
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 600/700/800/900 series desktop or mobile GPU (GT-series GPUs won't work)
NVIDIA GeForce Experience (GFE) 2.2.2 or higher

Most controllers will work just fine, but the following have been tested:
Xbox 360 wired/wireless
PS3 wired (with Sixaxis Enabler app) or wireless (with SixAxis Controller app)
PS4 wired via USB
MOGA controller (see note below)
Amazon Fire Game Controller
Shield integrated controller

MOGA controller users:
If your controller has a switch with A and B, it must be switched to B to be used for streaming. If you have no switch, use the MOGA Universal Driver app.

Note for SixAxis users:
Use SixAxis in "Native Gamepad" mode for Moonlight. The default button mapping needs to be adjusted to match the standard controller layout for streaming.

Instructions:
1. Make sure GeForce Experience is installed, updated, and that you've scanned for games.

2. In most cases, your PC will show up automatically in the PC list. Click the entry in the PC list to start pairing.

3. On your PC, enter the PIN displayed on the Android device and accept the pairing dialog.

4. Choose your PC in the PC list and the app list will be displayed where you can select a game to stream.

Troubleshooting - "Moonlight crashes"
1. Please send me an email.

2. Send the crash report.

Troubleshooting - "I can't pair/stream at all"
1. Reboot your PC and device.

2. Disable your PC's firewall.

3. If all else fails: uninstall GeForce drivers, reboot, clean install GeForce drivers, and reboot again.

Troubleshooting - "Video is choppy/laggy"
1. Try streaming with Bluetooth disabled to see if your device has the Bluetooth issue detailed below.

2. Make sure your device is connected on 5 GHz and your PC is wired to your router.

3. Lower the bitrate slider.

4. Try using 720p30 which has the lowest requirements.

Troubleshooting - "Apps crash when launched by Moonlight"
1. Uninstall GeForce drivers, reboot, clean install GeForce drivers, and reboot again.

2. Try launching them through Steam

Bluetooth-related streaming issues:
Depending on your phone/tablet, you may have a bad streaming experience if Bluetooth is active while streaming. This is a hardware issue due to the antenna wiring. If you experience this, you can try a USB Ethernet adapter or a controller that connects directly to your Android device via USB OTG.

For more details and to report issues, see: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2505510

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

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

Recent changes:
v3.1.5 - April 21, 2015
- Renamed to Moonlight to comply with trademark claim by Limelight Networks, Inc.
- Fixed multiple controller behavior when a keyboard is attached
- Minor bug fixes
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A Google User
4 days ago
Didn't work cause AMD Still giving you five stars because I love you
A Google User
6 days ago
Amazing This app works as expected and is incredibly easy to use assuming you've already installed the nVidia GeForce Experience. 5/5
A Google User
Apr 29, 2015
Great app! Love being able to play dragon age from the comfort of my couch or other "seating". I'm on 2.4 GHz and I can still play DA:I at 720:60 with very few timeouts. 100% playable. Skyrim is probably 95-98% playable, perhaps more intricate play styles or difficult battles may prove challenging if your latency is above 15ms. Gtx660, note 4
A Google User
Apr 28, 2015
Excellent! Great app, can play most games flawlessly with a Moga Pro. Just hope Nvidia don't pull the plug. Better quality than 99% of paid apps and no ad spam...little to complain about really. Good work!
A Google User
Apr 28, 2015
Awesome
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