Synergy is a remote desktop software that shares one mouse and one keyboard between multiple computers. It enables users to move their mouse, or even copy and paste, between macOS, Linux, Raspberry Pi, and Windows devices. In this article, we cover Synergy reviews and pricing. Ready to get started? Get a free trial.
Synergy pricing is based on two licensing options: Micro Teams (starts at $60/user/year) and Larger Teams (custom priced). The main difference between the licenses is the number of users and team members they can accommodate.
The price goes up as more users are added. The Micro Teams plan can accommodate up to 5 users for $300+/user/year. Users can also choose between 1-year, 2-year, or 3-year licenses which will affect the final cost.
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Summary of Positive Synergy Reviews
Users who gave Synergy a positive review said that they like how the software removes the confusion from having multiple keyboards and mice in one desk. Some users also commended the copy and paste function and the helpful customer support.
A user who left a positive Synergy review on G2 said that the software makes it seem like he’s using only one computer even when he’s actually using more than one. He also loves being able to copy and paste text between two completely different computers with no manual action.
Summary of Negative Synergy Reviews
As of the date this article was written (June 21, 2019), there are not a lot of negative Synergy reviews. However, some users find the software to be glitchy and prone to lagging.
Check out the list below of some of Synergy’s features:
- Mouse and keyboard sharing
- Clipboard sharing
- Screensaver sync
- Key swapping
- Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Encryption
- And more
Are users required to have shared computers in one network?
Yes. The computers that will be sharing a mouse and a keyboard must be connected to the same ethernet or WiFi connection. Computers must also have their own screen as there is no video sharing feature available on Synergy.
Can users lock a cursor to one computer only?
Yes. The scroll lock key in some keyboards is the default key for toggling a cursor lock on and off.