Share your Mouse & Keyboard across Multiple Mac’s with Teleport

Oct 20, 2009 - 4 Comments

teleport mac Teleport is undoubtedly one of the single most useful utilities available to anyone that owns more than one Mac. Using Teleport, you can share a single mouse and keyboard across multiple Mac’s, seamlessly! Setup is an absolute breeze, you need to install Teleport on all Mac’s that you want to use, and once it’s all up and running you can do some pretty amazing things, and accessing another Mac with your mouse & keyboard is as simple as if the other Mac was just an external monitor! Simply awesome.

Features of Teleport include:
* Share your Mouse and Keyboard across many Mac’s
* Share Clipboard / Copy & Paste across multiple Mac’s!
* Drag and Drop files between Mac’s!

Teleport is an absolute must-have for anyone who owns more than one Mac, it makes your life so much easier and will dramatically increase your productivity! I have Teleport setup on my iMac, and anytime my MacBook is at home I just place it on the desk next to my iMac and I can then access my MacBook through my iMac’s keyboard and mouse flawlessly!

Need help setting up Teleport? Here’s how to use Teleport to share a keyboard, mouse, and clipboard between different Macs.

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Another alternative called Synergy lets you share a mouse and keyboard between Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux

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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in How to, Mac OS X, OS X Apps, Tips & Tricks, Utilities

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  1. Evan says:

    If you need a cross platform solution, check out Synergy:
    http://synergy2.sourceforge.net/

  2. [...] this is nearly always my first suggestion. Using something like Synergy or Teleport, you can share a single mouse and keyboard across multiple Macs, effectively giving you not just two screens, but two displays with full computing power behind [...]

  3. [...] compatible solution to share a keyboard and mouse. If you’re only using Mac OS you can also share a keyboard across multiple Mac’s using Teleport which is sometimes easier to setup, but I’m still partial to SynergyKM for [...]

  4. [...] stand. Personally, I’d have the MacBook Air open too and use the extra real estate while sharing the keyboard and mouse, you can do this with two apps; Teleport or [...]

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