Open Source ShareMouse Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to ShareMouse is Barrier, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked nine 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 (Paid, Open Source) and Remote (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 15, 2021

    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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      Barrier vs ShareMouse opinions
      Most users think Barrier is a great alternative to ShareMouse.
      cross platform (mac-windows-linux), clipboard share, easy config and free!
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      So much simpler, easier to use, and waaay better response time. Log lag at all!
      Positive comment 10 months ago

    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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      Synergy vs ShareMouse opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Synergy is still a legitimate alternative to ShareMouse, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      makeabig 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.
      Negative comment 11 months ago


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Controls multiple computers via another's keyboard and mouse.
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