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Input Director Alternatives for Linux

Input Director is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Barrier, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Input Director and five of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Input Director are Synergy, Input Leap, x2vnc (win2vnc) and across.

Input Director alternatives are mainly Mouse Sharing Utilities but may also be Keyboard Sharing Utilities or Remote Desktop Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Input Director.
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  1. Barrier icon

    Barrier

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • FreeBSD
    • OpenBSD
    15 alternatives to Barrier 

    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.

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    Works great between different OSs such as Linux and Windows

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    Synergy

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    15 alternatives to Synergy 

    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.

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    This alternative is disputed. Synergy is still a legitimate alternative to Input Director, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    It's free and works with just a few settings

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    Input Leap

    • Windows
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    15 alternatives to Input Leap 

    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.

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    x2vnc (win2vnc)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    12 alternatives to x2vnc (win2vnc) 

    This program will let you use two screens on two different computers as if they were connected to the same computer.

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    1.  Support for Multiple Monitorsx2vnc (win2vnc) supports the use of multiple displays.
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    The project is no longer developed but the program is still downloadable and working

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    across

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    156 alternatives to across 
    1. 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...
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