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ShareMouse

Free
Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Good
Average User Rating:
out of 39 votes out of 2 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.0.41
  • Total Downloads:
    48,155
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 15, 2016
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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ShareMouse Mouse and Keyboard Sharing lets you control network computers with one keyboard and mouse, and share files, too. Rolling your mouse to the edge of one PC's desktop moves control to the next PC and dims the first PC's screen. Moving the cursor back restores control to the first PC. There's a QuickJump hot key combo, too, and there's a Panic key that also reverts to the main system and even a password option. This free tool works fine, though it takes practice.

We installed ShareMouse on two networked Windows PCs. The installer can configure Windows Firewall and applicable services, but be sure to enable ShareMouse in your other antivirus and security software. The app's settings include hot keys, scroll speed, and choice of network adapters and ports as well as some Demo features. Under Data Exchange, we could enable Drag and Drop (A Demo feature) and Clipboard Synchronization, including a customizable hot key for pasting shared clipboard data. The Monitor Manager displays available monitors in a desktop window and also identifies each display with a large letter: A, B, and so on, as required.

We moused to the edge of our main PC's screen, and the cursor activated in the next PC's screen while the first screen dimmed. Huge arrows indicate control direction, even across a large room. We could use our mouse and keyboard normally in the active PC. But it takes a steady wrist to keep the mouse from jumping to the next PC (or back to the first) if you get too close to the edge, especially in widescreen displays. But ShareMouse Mouse and Keyboard Sharing actually controls multiple PCs with one mouse, one keyboard, and a little practice -- and for free.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Product just works, excellent customer support."

June 15, 2016  |  By drichards222

2016-06-15 01:46:06  |  By drichards222

 |  Version: ShareMouse 3.0.41

Pros

Worked immediately on install (in a Mac+Windows environment). All I had to do was tell it where each monitor was located in relation to each other and it did the rest.

I had an issue with the license after formatting (forgot to revoke license first); within 5 minutes of contacting support, I got a response and the issue was resolved.

Cons

No cons yet after ~8 weeks daily use.

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1 stars

"Unstable as hell"

March 22, 2016  |  By CQ Huang

2016-03-22 01:15:28  |  By CQ Huang

 |  Version: ShareMouse 3.0.41

Pros

Easy to set up

Cons

Connection keeps dropping, have to restart the program on both computers to reconnect. Essentially a piece of junk.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.0.41
Version 3.0.41: Improved network connectivity.
General
Publisher Bartels Media
Publisher web site http://www.bartelsmedia.com
Release Date March 11, 2016
Date Added March 15, 2016
Version 3.0.41
Category
Category Desktop Enhancements
Subcategory Virtual Desktop Managers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista/Server 2008/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 3.04MB
File Name ShareMouseSetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 48,155
Downloads Last Week 65
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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