Alternatives to Synergy for all platforms with any license

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    Mouse without Borders

    Mouse w/o Borders makes you the captain of your computer fleet by allowing you to control up to 4 computers from a single mouse and keyboard.

    Free Windows

    • Is free, from Microsoft and works amazing with my 3 computers Guest • Jul 2016 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Fantastically easy to use, although only on windows computers so it's not always an alternative to Synergy (which I'm using right now, because Linux...) Guest • Jan 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Does pretty much the same exact thing. The only difference I can think of is I don't know if MwB uses SSL encryption, which you can get on the Pro version of Synergy/ Guest • Sep 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • It provides the same functionality which I need Synergy for right now. Windows-only is a clear limitation, but won't impede all users. Guest • May 2017 • 1 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • x2vnc (win2vnc) icon

    x2vnc (win2vnc)

    This program will let you use two screens on two different computers as if they were connected to the same computer. The program will open a small (one pixel wide)...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

    • While the description is a little vague, they seem to imply that your keyboard/mouse input is sent to another PC when you move your mouse into a tiny window on either PC. Guest • Mar 2016 • 0 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    Win2VNC

    This program will let you use two screens on two different computers as if they were connected to the same computer. It even works between different operating systems.

    Free Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued Last Update: 2015-09-23, see https://sourceforge.net/projects/win2vnc/
  • Mouse Broadcaster icon

    Mouse Broadcaster

    Mouse Broadcaster is used to duplicate mouse and keyboard actions to multiple PCs on a network. Mouse Broadcaster comes in two parts - Master and Minion. The master...

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Synergy Comments

Comment by nbolton
about Synergy · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

Glad to hear you guys are fans of Synergy+, it's a shame original Synergy isn't being maintained any more, but hopefully when Chris turns up he'll want to merge the two projects.

Synergy and Synergy+ projects were merged on September 2009, about a month later the previous message :)

Oh wow, that was some time ago, and still going strong today!

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