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Sony releases PS4 Remote Play for Windows pc’s and Mac Os

By on April 6, 2016 0 242 Views

Sony has released system software update for PS4, which brought remote play features which will work in Windows pc’s and Mac os.
Remote Play on PC is compatible with Windows 8.1, Windows 10 PCs in Windows and OS X Yosemite,OS X El Capitan in Mac.

Now what all u need to setup Remote Play:

  • Computer
  • PS4  system
  • DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller
  • USB cable
  • Sony Entertainment Network account
  • High-speed Internet connection (For best performance, we recommend a high-speed connection with upload and download speeds of at least 12 Mbps.)

How to Install and Set up Remote Play:

  • Setting up your PS4™ system

Before using this application, you’ll need to do the following on your PS4™ system.

Enable Remote Play. Select (Settings) > [Remote Play Connection Settings], and then select the checkbox for [Enable Remote Play].
Activate the system as your primary PS4™ system. Select (Settings) > [PlayStation™Network/Account Management] > [Activate as Your Primary PS4] > [Activate].
To start Remote Play while your PS4™ system is in rest mode, select (Settings) > [Power Save Settings] > [Set Features Available in Rest Mode]. Then select the checkboxes for [Stay Connected to the Internet] and [Enable Turning On PS4 from Network].

After this steps follow the steps below :

  • Depending upon your OS, download the remote play software (FOR WINDOWS) and (FOR MAC)
  • Run the installation file.
    An installation dialog box appears. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the application.
    During the installation, you might see a request to download additional software that’s needed to use (PS4 Remote Play). To download this software, follow the on-screen instructions.
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Using Remote Play:

  • Turn on your PS4™ system or put it into rest mode.
  • Connect a controller to your computer with a USB cable.
  • Launch (PS4 Remote Play) on your computer, and then click [Start].
  • Sign in with your Sony Entertainment Network account used for your PS4™ system.

(You’ll need to register (pair) your PS4™ system and computer manually if you haven’t activated your PS4™ system as your primary system or if this application can’t find your PS4™ system. Connect your computer and PS4™ system over the same network, and then follow the on-screen instructions. Some games do not support Remote Play.)

What to do when Remote Play is not available:

When Remote Play is not available,

  • Generally, a high-speed connection with upload and download speeds of at least 5 Mbps.
  • To view the estimated connection speed for your PS4™ system, select (Settings) > [Network] > [Test Internet Connection].
  • We recommend a wired Internet connection for both your PS4™ system and computer.
  • If you are using a Wi-Fi (wireless) connection, move your PS4™ system closer to the access point or router. Make sure there are no obstructions between them.
  • Other devices on your network might be using a large amount of bandwidth. Wait until they are idle before using Remote Play.
  • Windows® – Select [Settings] > [Video Quality for Remote Play] on the (PS4 Remote Play) start screen. Configure below settings: 
  • For [Resolution], choose either [Standard (540p)] or [Low (360p)].
  • For [Frame Rate], choose [Standard].
  • Mac – Launch (PS4 Remote Play). Then choose [PS4 Remote Play] > [Preferences] > [Video Quality for Remote Play] from the menu bar. Configure below settings:
  • For [Resolution], choose either [Standard (540p)] or [Low (360p)].
  • For [Frame Rate], choose [Standard].
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Here are the system requirements for Remote Play:

PS4  system

  • System software version 3.50 or later

Windows PC:

  • Windows® 8.1 (32-bit or 64-bit)/Windows® 10 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Intel Core i5-560M Processor 2.67 GHz or faster
  • 100 MB or more of available storage
  • 2 GB or more of RAM
  • 1024 x 768 or higher display resolution
  • Sound card
  • USB port


  • OS X Yosemite/OS X El Capitan
  • Intel Core i5-520M Processor 2.40 GHz or faster
  • 40 MB or more of available storage
  • 2 GB or more of RAM
  • USB port



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