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I have an iPad mini. My home and work laptops are Windows, and my phone is Android.

I would like to use the iPad in a way as close to a monitor graphics tablet - like Cintiq - as possible. I already own the iPad and can't afford another tablet.

First, the current favored program seems to be AstroPad, but it's Mac only. Is there an equivalent quality Windows app?
- I have read scattered comments that some programs have had a history of complaints of lag between input and display, or jerky motion, which I hope to minimize.

Secondly, what styli are most commonly used by artists?
Which have the least lag from pen stroke to visualization of stroke?
- I have seen complaints of lag on reviews of some styli, but others are without comment. I do not know what styli are most commonly used by actual artists, beginners or otherwise.

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I always used a program called Splashtop to achieve the same. It works, but there is a little lag. There isn't a jerk, but it takes a momement to train your hand to accept the lag, but there's no way to get rid of it logically, outside of buying an actual graphics tablet.

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I haven't used it myself, but there seems to be a cross-platform app to mirror your desktop into ipad, much like astropad: https://www.duetdisplay.com/

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