Input Director Alternatives for Linux

    Input Director is not available for Linux but there are a few 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 four of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Input Director are Synergy (Paid, Open Source), x2vnc (win2vnc) (Free, Open Source) and across (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jun 17, 2021

    1. 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
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

    2. 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.
      It's free and works with just a few settings
      Positive comment over 3 years ago


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


      The project is no longer developed but the program is still downloadable and working

    4. 1. Bluetooth Keyboard/Mouse Emulator: across makes a Bluetooth equipped PC or Mac work as a standard Bluetooth keyboard/mouse combo.
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