ShareMouse

ShareMouse

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 27 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.0.56
  • Total Downloads:
    43,887
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 18, 2015
  • 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

"Easy to use Plus excellent customer service"

May 07, 2015  |  By cjlalo

 |  Version: ShareMouse 2.0.56

Pros

Easy to install
Easy setup
Easy to use
Not a resource hog

Besides the obvious Pros, the additional Pro of having excellent customer service that actually responds to emails in a timely manner is a Game Winner for me. It is a rare Pro to be found these days. Thank you, Bartels Media! Keep up the excellent work!

Cons

None to be had.....

Summary

Easy from top to bottom, and excellent customer service to boot!

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5 stars

"Effortless Implementation, Powerfully Simply"

April 24, 2015  |  By Rodger McIntosh

 |  Version: ShareMouse 2.0.56

Pros

Easy to setup, just install on each machine you want to share your mouse/keyboard and ShareMouse does the rest (no client vs server setup). Configuring the screens is done through a simple GUI but provides the ability to generate complex screen layouts.

Cons

I haven't experienced any cons.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.0.56
Version 2.0.56 improves security and OSX 10.10 "Yosemite" support.
General
Publisher Bartels Media
Publisher web site http://www.bartelsmedia.com
Release Date March 16, 2015
Date Added March 18, 2015
Version 2.0.56
Category
Category Desktop Enhancements
Subcategory Virtual Desktop Managers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 2.27MB
File Name ShareMouseSetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 43,887
Downloads Last Week 53
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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