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Moonlight Game Streaming

Cameron Gutman
4.4 out of 5
1,000,000+ downloads

About Moonlight Game Streaming

This app streams games, programs, or your full desktop from a PC on your local network or the Internet running NVIDIA GeForce Experience (NVIDIA-only) or Sunshine (all GPUs). Mouse, keyboard, and controller input is sent from your Android device to your PC.

Streaming performance may vary based on your client device and network setup. HDR requires an HDR10-capable device, a GPU that can encode HEVC Main 10, and HDR10-enabled game. Games that use DXGI/OS HDR also require an HDR display connected to your host PC.

• Open-source and completely free (no ads, IAPs, or "Pro")
• Streams games purchased from any store
• Works on your home network or over the Internet/LTE
• Up to 4K 120 FPS HDR streaming with 7.1 surround sound
• Keyboard and mouse support (best with Android 8.0 or later)
• Stylus/S-Pen support
• Supports PS3/4/5, Xbox 360/One/Series, and Android gamepads
• Force feedback support
• Local co-op with up to 4 connected controllers
• Mouse control via gamepad by long-pressing Start

Quick Setup Host Instructions for GeForce Experience (NVIDIA-only)
• Make sure GeForce Experience is open on your PC. Turn on GameStream in the SHIELD settings page.
• Tap on the PC in Moonlight and type the PIN on your PC
• Start streaming!

Quick Setup Host Instructions for Sunshine (all GPUs)
• Install Sunshine on your PC from
• Navigate to the Sunshine Web UI on your PC for first-time setup
• Tap on the PC in Moonlight and type the PIN in the Sunshine Web UI on your PC
• Start streaming!

To have a good experience, you need a mid to high-end wireless router with a good wireless connection to your Android device (5 GHz highly recommended) and a good connection from your PC to your router (Ethernet highly recommended).

Detailed Setup Instructions
See the full setup guide for:
• Adding a PC manually (if your PC is not detected)
• Streaming over the Internet or LTE
• Using a controller connected directly to your PC
• Streaming your full desktop
• Adding custom apps to stream

A detailed troubleshooting guide is available here:
If you still can't solve your issue or just have a question, join our Discord server to chat with the Moonlight community:

Disclaimer: This app is not affiliated with NVIDIA Corporation. Please do not contact them for support. Instead, use the troubleshooting link at the bottom of the app description.

This app is open-source under the GPL. The code can be found here:

Legal: All trademarks cited here are the property of their respective owners.

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