Alternatives to Synergy for all platforms with any license

  • Mouse without Borders icon

    Mouse without Borders

    Mouse Without Borders allows you to reach across your PC's as if they were part of one single desktop. Using Mouse Without Borders you can move your mouse between the 3 or more screens, even though one of them is attached to a...

    Free Windows

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    • Is free, from Microsoft and works amazing with my 3 computers Guest • Jul 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Fantastically easy to use, although only on windows computers so it's not always an alternative to Synergy (which I'm using right now, because Linux...) Guest • 13 days ago Disagree   Agree
  • Input Director icon

    Input Director

    Input Director is a Windows application that lets you control multiple Windows systems using the keyboard/mouse attached to one computer. It is designed for folks who have two (or more) computers set up at home and find themselves...

    Free Personal Windows

  • ShareMouse icon

    ShareMouse

    Mouse and Keyboard Sharing to control a Windows or Mac PC with the mouse and keyboard of any other PC.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • teleport icon

    teleport

    Really smooth and easy to use mouse and keyboard sharing between multiple machines. Set up the location of other shared desktops and simply arrange them just like the standard multi-monitor setup screen were all used to. Some...

    Free Mac

  • x2vnc (win2vnc) icon

    x2vnc (win2vnc)

    This program will let you use two screens on two different computers as if they were connected to the same computer. The program will open a small (one pixel wide) window on the edge of your screen. Moving the pointer into this...

    Open Source Windows Linux

    • While the description is a little vague, they seem to imply that your keyboard/mouse input is sent to another PC when you move your mouse into a tiny window on either PC. Guest • Mar 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • across icon

    across

    Across makes a Bluetooth equipped PC or Mac work as a standard Bluetooth keyboard/mouse combo.

    Commercial Mac Windows Android

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  • Win2VNC icon

    Win2VNC

    This program will let you use two screens on two different computers as if they were connected to the same computer. It even works between different operating systems.

    Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued Last Update: 2015-09-23, see https://sourceforge.net/projects/win2vnc/
  • Mouse Broadcaster icon

    Mouse Broadcaster

    Mouse Broadcaster is used to duplicate mouse and keyboard actions to multiple PCs on a network. Mouse Broadcaster comes in two parts - Master and Minion. The master controls the minions. Basically, right and left mouse clicks and...

    Free Windows

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Synergy Comments

Event the latest nightlies are crippleware

Negative Comment by HunterZ
about Synergy Dec 2016

Someone said to try the latest nightly build, but it still nags for a license key.

Not going to waste my time, since I'm not worried about cross-platform sharing at this time.

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Glad to hear you guys are fans of Synergy+

Comment by nbolton
about Synergy Jun 2011

Glad to hear you guys are fans of Synergy+, it's a shame original Synergy isn't being maintained any more, but hopefully when Chris turns up he'll want to merge the two projects.

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