Use your smartphone to control LibreOffice presentations on Windows, OS X
LibreOffice Android remote now supports Windows and OS X in addition to Linux.
The latest major update to LibreOffice included an Android application for controlling presentations running on your desktop or laptop. The first release of LibreOffice Impress Remote worked only on some Linux distributions, but the Document Foundation today announced that it can now control presentations on Linux, OS X, and Windows.
The remote is available on the Google Play store, and instructions for using it appear on the LibreOffice wiki. The application communicates with a desktop via Bluetooth, allowing presenters to use a mobile device to navigate through LibreOffice Impress slideshows. It requires Android 2.3 and up. The Document Foundation said the Linux Bluetooth connection "is better tested than Windows and Mac [but] all platforms should now be supported." The remote control app shows slide previews and speaker notes. ...