Interested in bringing the desktop experience to your iPad? Here’s your chance to do that. Onlive, a cloud-based company renowned for providing game streaming services has launched their OnLive Desktop application that will allow users to bring virtual desktop streaming straight to your iPad.
Moving on to features, this app will allow users to access tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint directly from your device, which otherwise are not supported on devices such as the iPad.
OnLive Desktop is a service that provides a seamless, no-compromise, instant-response cloud-based PC desktop, wherever and whenever you want it. OnLive brings to your iPad a high-performance PC experience, regardless of the content, even when interacting with fast-action media.
• Instantly view, edit and create documents using actual Microsoft® Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Easily transfer files between OnLive Desktop and other devices
• Experience high-performance, instant-response PC applications
• Interact with lag-free animation and video
Based on groundbreaking video compression technology, OnLive harnesses the power of cloud computing to deliver a seamless, no-compromise remote PC desktop solution.
There is a FREE as well as a Premium version of this app. The free version comes with just 2GB of cloud storage and supports only a small number of tools/apps. The premium version (haven’t been launched yet) will allow users to store upto 50GB of data and access unlimited number of applications for just $9.99/month.
Meanwhile, the company is expected to release the Android, Mac, and PC versions soon.
OnLive Desktop is compatible with iPad and requires iOS 4.3 or later.
You can download this app from here. [iTunes Link]