Synergy 1.5.0

4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 (26 votes)

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Linux, Mac, Windows (All) / Open Source / 2,862 downloads

Synergy lets you easily share a single mouse and keyboard between multiple computers with different operating systems, each with its own display, without special hardware. It's intended for users with multiple computers on their desk since each system uses its own monitor(s).

  • Homepage

    Synergy

  • Uninstaller

    Yes

  • Latest Changes

    - Bug #4060 - Key stuck down on Windows server

    - Bug #4061 - Windows server repeats modifier keys

Reviews of Synergy

  1. 5 out of 5 stars
    minklein

    Reviewing 1.4.4 Beta (Sep 11, 2011)

    This puppy is pretty slick. You don't need multiple monitors like it says, works with two computers and one monitor. You do need the ability on the monitor to connect a seperate input from each system. In my case I used DVI and HDMI. Set it up Sever/Client push the mouse off screen to the left (in my case) and switch the LCD to HDMI. Works perfectly. Push the cursor back to the right and switch the LCD to DVI and it is back. Works like a KVM.

    Of coursre it works perfectly if you have more than one display, laptop or another sytem. Just put them wher you want them in the control panel, top. bottom etc and move the mouse cursor off screen in that direction and you will be working on the other display.

    I use Win 7 64 with the 64 bit version of Synergy.

  2. 4 out of 5 stars
    eblade

    Reviewing 1.4.2 Beta (Feb 24, 2011)

    This has worked great for me on two laptops and a netbook all surrounding my desktop monitor just for kicks. :D

    All modern versions of windows are part of the "NT" family, so yes, they all work. The project's documentation hasn't been updated in about 10 years lol

  3. 5 out of 5 stars
    SteveJohnSteele

    Reviewing 1.4.2 Beta (Feb 24, 2011)

    Works great on XP, Vista, Windows 7, Linux Ubuntu, Linux Mint, OS X
    - all tried and tested by me.

    New website http://synergy-foss.org/

    Request: please add encryption

  4. 5 out of 5 stars
    fyrewalll

    Reviewing 1.4.2 Beta (Feb 23, 2011)

    I've been using on Vista and WIn7 since they were released and it works great.

  5. 5 out of 5 stars
    aszure

    Reviewing 1.4.2 Beta (Feb 23, 2011)

    It seems to be working fine for me with win 7. I have a triple monitor setup mac/win7/linux and works like a charm.

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