Apple Universal Control Alternatives
Barrier is a cross-platform software utility for sharing your mouse and keyboard between multiple computers on your desk. It was forked from Synergy version 1.9's codebase.
- - Barrier is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to Apple Universal Control.
- - Barrier is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Apple Universal Control.
The Barrier project has been unmaintained for a year and a half now, and efforts to continue developing the project have continued in this repo: https://github.com/input-leap/input-leapMore details can be found here: https://github.com/input-leap/input-leap/issues/1414
Synergy combines your desktop devices together in to one cohesive experience. It's software for sharing your mouse and keyboard between multiple computers on your desk. It works on Windows, macOS and Linux.
- - Synergy is the most popular commercial alternative to Apple Universal Control.
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 different PC from the other two.
Mouse without Borders Features
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 regularly sliding from one system to the other.
Move the mouse to the monitor of the computer you wish to control and the pointer magically jumps to that computer. Any mouse and keyboard input is transmitted to the corresponding computer.
Input Leap is software that mimics the functionality of a KVM switch, which historically would allow you to use a single keyboard and mouse to control multiple computers by physically turning a dial on the box to switch the machine you're controlling at any given moment.
Input Leap Features
Multiplicity enables a user to control multiple computers with one keyboard and mouse. Multiplicity is installed on networked PCs to create a virtual KVM switch with two modes of operation. In Seamless keyboard and mouse mode the mouse cursor can be freely moved across multiple...
Customisation of Logitech mouse or keyboard settings, device information, additional functionality such as sharing input devices over multiple computers.
This program will let you use two screens on two different computers as if they were connected to the same computer.Discontinued
The project is no longer developed but the program is still downloadable and working
- Bluetooth Keyboard/Mouse Emulator: across makes a Bluetooth equipped PC or Mac work as a standard Bluetooth keyboard/mouse combo. Thus, you can seamlessly/wirelessly control all your smart devices including computer, smartphone and tablet PC with the computer’s keyboard and...
- - across is the most popular Android alternative to Apple Universal Control.
GiMeSpace KVMShare Pro is one of the very few real KVM software sollutions that not only shares mouse and keyboard but really allows you to share video in the form of windows on the screen of connected computers while using minimal bandwidth.
GiMeSpace KVMShare Pro Features
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.Discontinued
Last Update: 2015-09-23, see https://sourceforge.net/projects/win2vnc/