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MaxiVista is described as 'turns any spare PC into a second monitor for your main computer. No extra hardware required. You can move and extend program windows across multiple screens like it would be a single big monitor. Increase your productivity by using multiple monitors' and is a Mouse Sharing utility in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to MaxiVista for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPad, iPhone and Android Tablet. The best alternative is spacedesk, which is free. Other great apps like MaxiVista are Mouse without Borders, Synergy, ShareMouse and Input Director.

MaxiVista alternatives are mainly Mouse Sharing Utilities but may also be Screen Mirroring Apps or Keyboard Sharing Utilities. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MaxiVista.
This page was last updated Jun 26, 2022
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MaxiVista turns any spare PC into a second monitor for your main computer. No extra hardware required. You can move and...

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  1. spacedesk

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    The multi-monitor display extension app, spacedesk lets you use other devices and computers on your LAN (Local Area Network) as monitors for your Windows desktop. At least 2 machines are needed to operate spacedesk.

    spacedesk vs MaxiVista opinions
    Most users think spacedesk is a great alternative to MaxiVista.

    its in beta supports all known windows android and more.

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  2. 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.



  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.



  6. Duet Display

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Duet makes your iPad and your Mac more powerful together. Slide Mac apps to your iPad as a second display. No lag, Duet helps you multi-task and work faster with more screen space.

  7. 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.

  8. Turn your iPad/iPhone or Android tablet or smartphone into a convenient side monitor for your Windows or Mac desktop. iDisplay is a universal app specially optimized for iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and Android devices screens.

    Discontinued

    The Android app is not available anymore, and it seems the desktop app hasn't worked well for years. The iOS app was last updated in 2017, so you might want to avoid it.

  9. Air Display

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Windows

    Use your iPad as a wireless display, to extend your Mac desktop. Ever wish you had an extra display for your computer? There’s an app for that! With Air Display, you can use your iPad as an additional monitor for your Mac (Windows no longer supported)

  10. ZoneScreen

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows Mobile

    ZoneScreen is able to mirror local desktop to another computer in the network. The main difference is that it also allows extend desktop, not only mirror it. Also, you could use ZoneScreen for Windows Mobile to extend/mirror your desktop to screen of your handheld.

    Discontinued

    Main web reads "[...] new feature to be implemented, it is very unlikely for new versions to appear in the nearest future[...] I haven't done any changes to ZoneScreen in years."See https://www.zoneos.com/zonescreen.htm

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