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Razer Synapse Alternatives

Razer Synapse is described as 'is unified configuration software that allows users to rebind controls or assign macros to any Razer peripherals and saves those settings automatically in the cloud' and is a Key Mapping tool in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Razer Synapse for Windows, Linux, Mac and Flatpak. The best alternative is X-Mouse Button Control, which is free. Other great apps like Razer Synapse are OpenRGB, SteerMouse, LinearMouse and Key Manager.

Razer Synapse alternatives are mainly Key Mapping Tools but may also be System Tweakers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Razer Synapse.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows

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  1. X-Mouse Button Control is a Windows application to remap your mouse buttons and expand the capabilities of your mouse!

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    This does not serve the primary function of controlling RGB lighting on Razer peripherals.

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    OpenRGB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Open source RGB lighting control that doesn't depend on manufacturer software. For Windows, Linux, MacOS.

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    SteerMouse

    • Mac

    SteerMouse is a utility that lets you freely customize buttons, wheels and cursor speed. Both USB and Bluetooth mice are supported.

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    Razer Synapse doesn't work on Mac. SteerMouse allows changing the DPI and mouse acceleration.

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    LinearMouse

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    LinearMouse is a free and open-source utility for macOS which aims to improve the experience and functionality of third-party mice.

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    Key Manager

    • Windows

    Key Manager reveals the full potential of your keyboard and mouse and allows you to save time and efforts while working with your computer.

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    Polychromatic

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Graphical front end and tray applet for configuring Razer peripherals on GNU/Linux.

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    Piper

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Flatpak

    Piper is a graphical user interface to configure gaming mice. Configuration options include changing the resolution (DPI) of the mouse, adding and removing profiles, setting LED colors and changing button behaviors.

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    Project Aurora

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Project Aurora unifies RGB lighting devices across different brands and enables them to work alongside each other, all while adding and improving RGB lighting support for various games that previous had none or little RGB lighting support.

    Discontinued

    The last update was in June 2020, but there's an active fork here: https://github.com/Aurora-RGB/Aurora

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    USB Overdrive

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac

    The USB Overdrive is a device driver for macOS that handles any USB or Bluetooth mouse, keyboard, trackball, joystick, gamepad or gaming device from any manufacturer and lets you configure it either globally or on a per-application, per-device basis.

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    It lets you do pretty much everything

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    Artemis RGB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Artemis 2 adds highly configurable support for several games to a range of RGB keyboards, mice and headsets.

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