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Input Director Alternatives for Mac

Input Director is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac 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 Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Input Director are Synergy, ShareMouse, Apple Universal Control 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.
This page was last updated Dec 2, 2021
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  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

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  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

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  3. 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.

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    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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