Input Director

Easy to Use

  • Easy to follow installation and usage guides - setup only takes a few minutes
  • The Commission on Teacher Credentialing is seeking applications to fill vacancies for Public Member, School Administrator, and Secondary Teacher positions on the Committee of Credentials. Director's Page; Conferences; Guidelines for Citing BEA Information. Input Director is a Desktop Enhancements application like Rainmeter, WeatherBug, and ExtraMAME from Shane Richards. Input Director is an efficient software that is recommended by many Windows PC users. It has a simple and basic user interface, and most importantly, it is free to download. Input Director is a Windows application that lets you control multiple Windows systems using the keyboard/mouse attached to one computer. It is designed for users who have multiple computers set. Input Director is a Windows application that lets you control multiple Windows systems using the keyboard/mouse attached to one computer. It is designed for folks who have two (or more) computers next to each other and find themselves regularly switching from one system to the other. With Input Director, you can share a single keyboard/mouse.

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  • Tell Input Director how your monitors are positioned simply by dragging them to the correct spot on the monitor grid:

  • Multi-monitor support
  • Shared Clipboard - copy and paste between computers (including files!)
  • Compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1 and Windows 7
  • Only Input Director ensures the cursor remains visible and correct if the mouse is disconnected on a Windows 10 system
  • Transitioning control to another computer is as simple as moving your cursor off the screen on one computer for it to jump to the other
  • Able to control a computer without needing to login to it first
  • Supports Windows fast user switching
  • Compatible with Windows User Account Control pop-ups
  • Manage all your computers at once

  • Simultaneously lock all computers
  • Import/Export Input Director configuration and apply configuration updates from the command line
  • Synchronise screensavers across your computers
  • Synchronise shutdown of your system (or individually configure whether a computer goes to standby, hibernate or shuts down)
  • Wake systems over the network
  • Security

  • Encrypt network data between Input Director controlled computers
  • Lock down the Input Director configuration so that only System Administrators may make changes
  • Systems can limit which systems can control them by host name, ip address or network subnet
  • Transition Features

  • Ripples surround the cursor for a few seconds after transitioning to help the eye follow the cursor from one computer to another:
  • Transitioning using the mouse can be setup to occur:
    • Immediately when the cursor hits the edge of the screen
    • If the screen edge is double tapped by the cursor
    • If the cursor momentarily pauses at the edge of the screen
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  • Can be configured to limit transitions near the corners of computer monitors to avoid accidental slippage between systems
  • Can also set a key (or keys) that must be held down to permit transitions between systems
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  • Hotkeys can be setup to switch control to a specific computer or move to the next computer to the left or right
  • Keyboard and Mouse Features

  • Choose to use your mouse (speed, button order) preferences when directing another system
  • Supports different keyboard layouts
  • The keyboard LEDs (Caps Lock, Scroll Lock and Num Lock) reflect the status of the computer being controlled
  • Mirror input - Broadcast mouse gestures and/or keyboard input to all computers simultaneously
  • Keyboard macros - record a sequence of keystrokes that can then be run by hotkey. Macros can be broadcast to all computers, played on the system being controlled, or tied to a particular computer
  • Key bindings - permanently bind a key to another key on a specified system
  • More features...

  • A semi-transparent information window can be overlaid on any (or all) systems, pointing to the system currently being controlled.
  • With the click of a check box a system can temporarily be skipped
  • On startup a system will inform other Input Director systems that they are available
  • Systems inform related Input Director systems when they're about to be shutdown or rebooted and the Director system will automatically skip them when navigating between computers
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    Where to next...

    Have a look at the installation guide to see how easy it is to install and setup Input Director