How to (PART 2) Turn Your Ipad Into an iMac

by Tutorial Doctor

For about 46$ you give your new Ipad iMac (SEE PART 1) the full desktop experience.

Supplies

  • Apple Ipad
  • Part 1 of this Guide
  • "Pages" app (by Apple) $10
  • "Numbers" app (by Apple) $10
  • "Keynote" app (By Apple) $10
  • "Imovie" app (by Apple) $5
  • "Garageband" app (by Apple) $5
  • "Iphoto" app (by Apple) $5
  • "Art Set" app (by LOFOPI) 99 cent
  • "Adobe Reader" app (by Adobe)
  • "Splashtop 2 Remote Desktop " (by Splashtop in)
  • "Dropbox" app (by Dropbox)
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    All desktop computers need a Word Processor, Spreadsheet maker, and Presentation maker. Here are what you need for your Ipad iMac:

    Step 2

    Download PAGES by APPLE from the App Store. Price: $10

    Step 3

    PAGES is a gorgeous word processor for IOS. This is Apple's ''Microsoft Word.''

    Step 4

    Download NUMBERS by APPLE from the App Store. Price: $10

    Step 5

    Numbers is a beautiful spreadsheet making app for IOS. This is Apple's ''Excel."

    Step 6

    Download KEYNOTE by APPLE from the App Store. Price: $10

    Step 7

    KEYNOTE is a wonderful presentation app for IOS. This is Apple's ''Powerpoint.''

    Step 8

    You also need a Movie Editor, Photo Editor, Media Player, Music Maker, and Paint Application. Here are are the apps you need for your Ipad iMac:

    Step 9

    Download IMOVIE by APPLE from the App Store. Price: $5

    Step 10

    IMOVIE is a sleek video editing app for IOS. It is good for basic video editing. It also has templates for movie trailers (Only the Ipad version has this feature.)

    Step 11

    Download IPHOTO by APPLE from the App Store. Price: $5

    Step 12

    IPHOTO is a photo editing app for IOS. It is good for basic photo editing. (I now use the SNAPSEED app)

    Step 13

    Download OPLAYER by OLIMSOFT from the App Store. Price: FREE

    Step 14

    OPLAYER is a media player app for IOS. OPLAYER gives your Ipad iMac the ability to play more than the standard IOS formats. You can even play WMV files!!!

    Step 15

    Download GARAGEBAND by APPLE from the App Store. Price: $5

    Step 16

    GARAGEBAND is a music studio app for IOS. You can strike a few keys like a virtuoso, or hit a few notes like an opera classic, or rock out with your guitar through a variety of built in amps.

    Step 17

    Download Art Set by LOFOPI from the App Store. Price: 99 cent

    Step 18

    ART SET is a painting application for IOS. ART SET has a variety of mediums to get your painting career started. The above screenshot is only a few of the tools available. Go and discover the rest.

    Step 19

    If you really want the full desktop experience on your Ipad iMac, you have to have the following apps:

    Step 20

    Download SPLASHTOP 2 REMOTE DESKTOP by SPLASHTOP INC. from the App Store. Price: $5 Sale: FREE FOR A LIMITED TIME!

    Step 21

    SPLASHTOP 2 allows you to view your MAC or PC from your Ipad. Edit files, Run programs, use Flash, right from your Ipad. You will have to download Spalshtop on your PC or MAC as well.

    Step 22

    Download DROPBOX by DROPBOX from the App Store. Price: FREE

    Step 23

    DROPBOX is the best way to share and transfer files. Install DROPBOX on your MAC, PC, or LINUX computer, and easily transfer photos, music, documents, movies, and more between your devices.

    Step 24

    Download ADOBE READER by ADOBE from the App Store. Price: FREE

    Step 25

    What is a desktop computer without Adobe Reader? Adobe Reader is a PDF viewer for IOS! View, navigate, mark, sign, and email your PDF documents.

    Step 26

    FIN.

    Step 27

    YOUR IPAD IS NOW A FULL DESKTOP COMPUTER WITH HARDWARE AND APPLICATIONS; AND ALL FOR ABOUT $250 (This was Part 2 of 2 guides). ENJOY!

    Step 28

    EXTRAS:

    Step 29

    FLIPBOARD: Newspaper/Magazine app

    Step 30

    MINT.COM: Budgeting & Finance

    Step 31

    DOCUMENTS by READDLE is a great way to manage files locally on your ipad.

    Step 32

    PIMP YOUR SCREEN: Customize your home/lock screen

    Step 33

    TOUCH LCD: Nightstand clock

    Step 34

    TOUCHDRAW: Vector drawing

    Step 35

    YOUTUBE: DIY cable. Hehe

    Step 36

    SKETCHBOOK: Painting and drawing

    Step 37

    VIDEOGRADE by Fidel Lainez is the best video editor on the App Store right now. (4.99)