System requirements

Operating System

We fully support all modern desktop operating systems with the latest updates, including the latest versions of Windows, macOS, and Linux. We also support some legacy operating systems. The systems that we do support are below:

Windows (32-bit and 64-bit)

  • Windows 10: Fully supported
  • Windows 8.1: Not supported, we can provide a legacy build
  • Windows 7: Not supported, we can provide a legacy build
  • Windows Vista: Not supported (obsolete)
  • Windows XP: Not supported (obsolete)
  • ARM64 Windows: No supported


  • macOS Big Sur 11: Fully supported
  • macOS Catalina 10.15: Fully supported
  • macOS Mojave 10.14: Fully supported
  • macOS High Sierra 10.13: Not supported, we can provide a legacy build
  • macOS Sierra 10.12: Not supported, we can provide a legacy build
  • Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11: Not supported (obsolete)
  • Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10: Not supported (obsolete)

Linux (64-bit)

  • Ubuntu 20.04: Not supported (planned)
  • Ubuntu 19.04: Fully supported (X11 only)
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: Fully supported (X11 only)
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: Fully supported (X11 only)
  • Debian 9: Fully supported
  • CentOS 7: Fully supported
  • CentOS 8: Not supported (planned)
  • RHEL 7.3: Not supported (planned)
  • Linux Mint 19: Not supported (planned)
  • Linux Mint 19.1: Not supported (planned)
  • Linux Mint 19.2: Not supported (planned)
  • Linux Mint 19.3: Not supported (planned)
  • Linux Mint 20: Not supported (planned)
  • Fedora 27: Fully supported (X11 only)
  • Fedora 26: Fully supported (X11 only)
  • Other Linux: Probably supported

Raspberry Pi (64-bit – armhf)

  • Raspbian (Debian 9/Stretch): Fully supported
  • Raspberry Pi OS for Pi3 and Pi4: Not supported (planned)


  • An Ethernet or WiFi network connection where both computers can see each other (most people have this).
  • Each computer must have its own screen or screens (there is no video sharing feature).

Not Sure?

If this page is missing something or if you're not sure, please contact us. Remember we also have a 100% Seamless Guarantee, so if you find that Synergy actually doesn’t work on your computer or network after purchasing, or if you’re not happy for any reason, we will give you a full instant refund (if you request one within 30 days of purchase).

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