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Irdroid WiFI APP tests

We have tested Irdroid v3.0 WiFi with Amote ( Amote ) , Lirc client for Android ( Lirc-client ) . Both apps provide the same functionalities, custom button layouts, custom IR macros definition, loading remotes from the Lirc server, button repeat, slide through remote screens, image icons, naming of custom buttons etc. Below are some screenshots from our tests.

The tests were carried out using Samsung Galaxy SII + running Android 4.1.2

App test results:

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App,Custom Layout,Macros,slide,auto repeat, widget, settings, Paid
Lirc client,Yes,Yes,Yes,Yes,No, Yes,No

The two apps tested has similar functionalities, options and settings. The Amote app has two versions paid one and a free version which is the same as the paid version ,there are however ads. The amote app provides very clear and simple user interface, the icons are in white color on black background which reduces the battery usage significantly. Amote also have a widget with custom configurable buttons.

The Lirc-client is a free ads free application, it also provide a clean user interface , custom configurable IR macros, button layouts, it does not have a widget, but it has more shiny colorful buttons .

Its up to you to select which app will fit your needs, our personal choise is Amote Pro.

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Irdroid™ universal remote control for Android

Irdroid is a universal infrared remote control for smartphones, tablets and other devices, working with the Google Android operating system.  To control your favourite TV, STB or DVD, you need to download the Irdroid APP for Android and to purchase a Irdroid module.. The Irdroid application is available for download from the Android Market and from Appslib (for android tablets) The biggest benefit of Irdroid is that it is compatible with the LIRC project in which database, there are a lot of supported equipment vendor’s some of the famous are Samsung, Sony, Motorola, LG, Panasonic, Philips and many, many more (see here – > benefit for the Public is that the Irdroid application is free, open source and the source code can be downloaded from


  • Free and open source application and open hardware module
  • Available from Android Market,AppsLib
  • Low cost Irdroid infrared module
  • Plug and play design
  • Extended remote control range – 10+ meters
  • Small Dimensions 17×43,2 mm
  • Design based on the principle KISS (Keep it simple stupid!)

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