Windows Recommended Settings

Big Screen should work fine with the default settings on Windows, however we do recommend a few things to make everything seamless.

  1. Set a black wallpaper for main screen: Right click on Desktop > Personalise > Background > Solid Colour

    Set Black Background on Windows
  2. Turn off screen saver: Right click on Desktop > Personalise > Lock screen > Screen saver settings > Screen Saver

    Turn off screen saver on Windows

macOS Recommended Settings

Big Screen should work fine with the default settings on macOS, however we do recommend a few things to make everything seamless.

  1. Ensure that Displays have seperate Spaces is checked. If this isn't checked then its not possible to extend to seperate screens: System Preferences > Mission Control > Displays have seperate Spaces

    Mission Control Dialog
  2. Set a black wallpaper for main screen: System Preferences > Desktop & Screen Saver > Solid Colours > Custom Colour

    Desktop & Screen Saver Dialog
  3. Disable screen saver: System Preferences > Desktop & Screen Saver > Screen Saver > Start After > Never

    Disable & Screen Saver Dialog
  4. Turn on Reduce Motion to prevent screen sliding across when going fullscreen: System Preferences > Accessibility > Display > Reduce Motion

    Accessibility Reduce Motion Option
  5. Automatically hide and show the menu bar to prevent it showing up on the main screen: System Preferences > General > Automatically hide and show the menu bar

    Hide and show menu bar option