March 7 , 2016

Reflector for Android 2.1.1 is Available

Reflector for Android version 2.1.1 is now available on the Google Play Store.

This update allows Reflector to run in the background and continue to allow connections even when not visible on the screen. When a device connects, Reflector will automatically launch to the foreground and present the device.

You can download the update by visiting the Google Play Store on your device.

This update also applies to Amazon Fire TV. Fire TV users should expect the update to be available soon.

February 15 , 2016

Reflector 2 Now Available For Android TV

Reflector Android

We’re excited to announce that Reflector 2 is available on Android TV for the first time. Users can now enjoy the same Reflector mirroring experience on their TV screen that they're accustomed to on their computer screens.

Newer Sony, Sharp and Phillips TVs come equipped with the Android operating system. In addition, Reflector is compatible with any set-top box using Android TV.

It’s now possible to mirror and stream content from a wide range of devices directly to your TV screen. Devices include:

Mirroring provides a real-time view of mobile devices on the TV. Streaming allows users to play movies, music and any other type of media files through the TV, wirelessly.

How to get Reflector 2 for Android

Download Reflector 2 for Android ($6.99) by visiting the Google Play store on your TV. Our recent updates include quality enhancements, many miscellaneous bug fixes, Android TV compatibility and YouTube, Vimeo and Hulu streaming support.

It’s safe to say this is a pretty major Reflector for Android update. Enjoy!

February 11 , 2016

Reflector for Android 2.1 is Available

Reflector for Android version 2.1 is now available on the Google Play Store.

This update adds Android TV support along with support for YouTube, Vimeo and Hulu video streaming services. The update also includes miscellaneous fixes and improvements.

You can download the update by visiting the Google Play Store on your device.

February 1 , 2016

Squirrels Team Looking For Volunteers To Help Translate Reflector and AirParrot Software

It’s time to get our industry leading screen-mirroring solutions on the same page as our global customer base…. or at least in the same dictionary.

Translation

People in more than 200 countries use our products, yet our apps are written exclusively in English. We’re excited to announce today that we’re beginning an initiative to translate our Reflector 2 and AirParrot 2 software to make them more accessible to a global audience.

We decided to reach out to you for help! We’re looking for bilingual volunteers to help us translate the small amount of text in our apps to the following languages:

  • Japanese
  • Spanish
  • German
  • French
  • Russian
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Dutch
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Arabic
  • Swedish

If you’re interested in helping us out and are fluent in one of the above languages, please sign up on our online application. Thanks in advance for your help and your continued support of Squirrels.

November 10 , 2015

Reflector 2.3 for Mac and Windows is Available

An update to Reflector 2 is available! This update improves performance and stability with numerous bug fixes. We've also added certain user-requested features. View full update notes below!

You can update Reflector 2 by selecting “Check for Updates” from the Reflector 2 preferences menu. Additionally, you can download the new version from the Reflector 2 download page.

Mac 2.3 update notes:

  • 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 sometimes causes 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

Windows 2.3 update notes:

  • 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 "Launch at login" preference to automatically start Reflector 2
  • Improved the performance of "grab handles" when resizing device windows
  • Device frames now match the orientation of the actual device
  • Reflector 2 automatically requests the required Windows Firewall (and supporting 3rd party security software) configuration on installation
  • Resolved an issue with iPod touch and some iPhone frames that sometimes caused overlapping/gaps
  • Resolved an issue with connecting a device with Onscreen Code enabled
  • Resolved an issue that caused device feeds to go black when connecting/disconnecting monitors
  • Resolved an issue that caused 7-digit Quick Connect Codes to not fully appear
  • Resolved an issue with streaming from AirParrot 2 when Onscreen Code is enabled
  • Resolved an issue with portrait video appearing upside-down when streaming from iOS 7 and iOS 8 devices
  • Resolved an issue with iPhone and iPad devices sometimes appearing blank after forcing rotation
  • Resolved an issue when changing a device frame while device is in forced-upside-down position
  • 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 recording a device in landscape orientation
  • Resolved an occasional crash when Onscreen Code is enabled
  • Resolved a crash when streaming videos from iOS 7 and iOS 8 devices
  • Reflector 2 no longer logs Google Cast network traffic when Cast is disabled in Preferences
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes, stability improvements and performance updates

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Squirrels is a software development company based in North Canton, Ohio. Our excitement and passion lies in creating high-qualty, budget-friendly software that can be used to enhance the devices already found in today's home and work environments. Follow our blog for all the latest product releases, #TeamSquirrels news and industry insight!