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Teleport 1.0 controls multiple Macs using kybd/mouse

updated 11:40 am EST, Mon November 5, 2007

Teleport 1.0 released

After remaining in development or beta for three years, Abyssoft's Teleport application has at last reached a v1.0 release. The program allows users to use a single mouse and keyboard set to control several nearby Macs; when a cursor is moved off the edge of one computer's screen, both the mouse and keyboard transfer over to another specified machine. Users can sync Clipboard contents, as well as drag-and-drop files as if they were on the same system. The first complete version of Teleport brings with it Mac OS X Leopard compatibility, unspecified improvements, and a number of bug fixes.

The software is available in English, French, Italian and Spanish, and requires Mac OS X 10.4 or higher. It is technically free, but donations are strongly encouraged.





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  1. Geobunny

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Excellent!

    That's great news. I've been using synergy2 (sf.net) for years now, but it doesn't work under 10.5. It compiles fine but the server crashes on launch. Nice to see a free alternative.

  1. schalliol

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Excellent Software

    There is almost no proper comparison to Synergy, Teleport is far better.

  1. Harlemite

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Good for them!

    Their software is, in fact, quite excellent. Good for Abyssoft, and may they keep up the good work.

  1. Tofino

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    better than sliced bread!

    wow. i've been looking for something like this for a while (not very efficiently as it turns out now) and in my situation, surrounded by 4 computers that all do their own thing, i find this better than a KVM switch, because all the macs still work on their own, without having to plug in keyboards when they are needed for other users. phew. long sentence. sorry.

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