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Open Source ShareMouse Alternatives

The best open source alternative to ShareMouse is Barrier. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to ShareMouse and three of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to ShareMouse are Synergy and Remote.

ShareMouse 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 ShareMouse.
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  • Mac
  • Windows

Move the mouse to the monitor of the computer you wish to control and the pointer magically jumps to that computer. Any...

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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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    Most users think Barrier is a great alternative to ShareMouse.

    So much simpler, easier to use, and waaay better response time. Log lag at all!

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    cross platform (mac-windows-linux), clipboard share, easy config and free!

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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 ShareMouse, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    No file transfer, only basic clipboard sharing (no text formatting, no bitmaps), no profiles, no easy display configuration, no screensaver sync, no lock sync, no pre-login support.

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  3. Remote

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Controls multiple computers via another's keyboard and mouse.

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