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Multiplicity is described as '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' and is a Mouse Sharing utility in the network & admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Multiplicity for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Barrier, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Multiplicity are Synergy, Mouse without Borders, spacedesk and GoTo Resolve.

Multiplicity 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 Multiplicity.
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  1. Barrier icon

    Barrier

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • FreeBSD
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    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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    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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    Synergy vs Multiplicity opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Synergy is a great alternative to Multiplicity.
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    Shares peripherals ONLY between computers with their own screens, multiplicity uses a single computer, to virtually kvm switch between computers using the same monitor as well as peripherals.

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    Mouse without Borders

    • Windows
    14 alternatives to Mouse without Borders 

    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.

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    Most users think Mouse without Borders is a great alternative to Multiplicity.
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    spacedesk

    • Windows
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    13 alternatives to spacedesk 

    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.

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    1.  Support for Multiple Monitorsspacedesk supports the use of multiple displays.
    2.  Desktop Sharingspacedesk enables you to share your screen with other people in the same office or working remotely.
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    GoTo Resolve

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    141 alternatives to GoTo Resolve 

    GoTo gives you fast, easy remote access to your PC or Mac from your browser, desktop and mobile devices.

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    1.  PortableGoTo Resolve can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    This alternative is disputed. GoTo Resolve is still a legitimate alternative to Multiplicity, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    Really very different functionality. Multiplicity is for locally sharing keyboard/mouse across multiple computers. LogMeIn is remote desktop software.

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    LogMein is for REMOTE control /viewing/meeting etc. Multiplicity is for Local (as in, on the same desk) control/viewing etc., essentially functioning as a controller without being a viewer also. LogMeIn does not function as a controller unless you also have a view window open.

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    Input Director

    • Windows
    13 alternatives to Input Director 

    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.

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    1.  Screen SharingYou can use Input Director to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
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    ShareMouse

    • Mac
    • Windows
    11 alternatives to ShareMouse 

    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.  PortableShareMouse can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    It's the best not only as an alternative but as it's the only one that works without complicated settings. I loved it from the first time ..???

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    Shares peripherals ONLY between computers with their own screens, multiplicity uses a single computer, to virtually kvm switch between computers using the same monitor as well as peripherals.

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    Works for Windows and Mac!

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    Because it is not the same function

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    AeroAdmin

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Wine
    75 alternatives to AeroAdmin 

    FREE and EASY remote desktop software! Set up a remote desktop connection within a few seconds! No installation and configuration required.

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    1.  Unattended AccessAeroAdmin can access a computer even when no one’s being physically present at the remote end.
    2.  Screen SharingYou can use AeroAdmin to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    3.  Desktop SharingAeroAdmin enables you to share your screen with other people in the same office or working remotely.
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    Really very different functionality. Multiplicity is for locally sharing keyboard/mouse across multiple computers. Aeroadmin is remote desktop software.

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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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    GiMeSpace KVMShare Pro

    • Windows
    14 alternatives to GiMeSpace KVMShare Pro 

    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.

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