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AC apps on second screen - is it possible?

Discussion in 'Assetto Corsa' started by RaceWasGood, Oct 12, 2016.

  1. RaceWasGood

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    Do you know if there's a way to display your AC apps on a second screen? I've tried the obvious dragging, but that didn't work... My second screen is just configured in Windows like "extend these displays". Thanks!
     
  2. Esotic

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    The apps inside assetto corsa are generally bound within the window where AC is updating the screen. The only way to get apps onto a second screen would be to run AC in "windowed" mode (not fullscreen) with a custom resolution and then adjust the AC output window so that it was being drawn on both screen. This may result in a hit to your FPS (not sure about that, exactly, but I think windowed mode is not as efficient as running fullscreen in terms of FPS). I think there are some "apps" that will show data from within AC on a webpage (that you could view in a browser or tablet or smartphone), so that would also be an option, but may not have all the data points or graphical displays you're looking for.
     
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  3. RaceWasGood

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    Sort of possible then, but not very convenient as i expected. Thanks for the detailed reply though!
     
  4. Tom Moore

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    Look for an app called SimRacing Dashboard. It runs in a browser so you can drag it to the second screen.
     
  5. RaceWasGood

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    Thanks for the tip @Tom Moore. I have a few dashboard apps that i use from time to time on a tablet so i actually don't need yet another dash. I was sort of looking for some basic stuff like race position, lap times, delta times etc. to display on a second screen above my main screen. Since the built-in AC apps would serve the purpose just fine i figured why invent the wheel all over again :)

    It looks like i'll have to try and find another solution, so if you have any ideas i'm all ears!
     
  6. Titi Yetifan

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