Matrox DualHead2Go Series

PowerDesk for DualHead2Go

PowerDesk Software

Easily Manage Your Multi-Display Desktop

The robust, field-proven Matrox PowerDesk desktop management software for Windows lets users easily configure and manage multi-display setups. Included with almost all Matrox hardware, PowerDesk offers professional users a comprehensive set of tools to deploy and control a variety of display configurations including stretched or independent desktops, clone mode, pivot, bezel management and edge overlap, and more.

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    Overview

     

    Take advantage of Matrox PowerDesk to fully benefit from your DualHead2Go adapters. PowerDesk enhances your PC or Mac computing experience and productivity with a vast array of customizable options. Now you can personalize your desktop to get the most out of your displays and make the most of your time.

    PowerDesk for PC

    Matrox PowerDesk for PC

    Window Management

    Window management

    Set the behavior of your apps, such as where windows should open up and maximize, or even on which display a PowerPoint slide show will run. You can view a presentation across multiple displays, or only on one depending upon your needs.
    Desktop Divider

    Desktop divider

    Customize your desktop's layout and split it up into different sections. Either spread one application across your entire desktop or devote one display to each. Alternatively go even further and create multiple partitions on a single monitor and open an application in each section.
    PowerDesk Mode Management

    Mode management

    Select the optimal multi-display settings for your setup, with regard to resolution and refresh rates.
    Swap Displays

    Swap displays

    Swap Displays spares you the hassle of reconnecting cables or physically moving around incorrectly hooked-up monitors. Switch your displays' on-screen content as a quick and easy troubleshooting fix.
    Powerdesk Favorites

    Favorites

    Conveniently load your saved multi-display setup to accommodate ever-changing workplace needs or your personal preferences.
    Powerdesk Keyboard Shortcuts

    Keyboard shortcuts

    Use a keyboard shortcut to quickly locate the mouse cursor or move your active window from one display to another; an easy way to access PowerDesk features.
    Unattended Install

    Unattended install

    Easily install Matrox PowerDesk across many systems without any user interaction — a must–have tool for any IT administrator for corporation-wide deployments.

    PowerDesk for Mac

    Matrox PowerDesk for Mac

    Mac-compatible DualHead2Go products let you connect multiple displays to your Mac. Take advantage of Matrox PowerDesk for Mac to fully benefit from your DualHead2Go. PowerDesk for Mac enhances your multi-display computing experience and productivity with an array of customizable options. Now you can personalize your desktop to get the most out of your displays and make the most of your time.
    Desktop Divider

    Desktop divider

    Customize your desktop's layout and split it up into different sections. Either spread one application across your entire desktop or devote one display to each. Alternatively go even further and create multiple partitions on a single monitor and open an application in each section.
    Swap Displays

    Swap active window and maximize

    Efficiently organize your desktop at the press of a button by moving a given window from one display to the next and maximizing it to fit the entire screen.
    Move Dock Position

    Move dock position

    Further customize your Mac work space by moving the dock onto any of your screens.
    Mode Management

    Mode management

    Select the optimal multi-display settings for your setup, with regard to resolution and refresh rates.
    DualHead2Go PowerDesk Quick Setup

    PowerDesk quick setup

    Quick setup helps install your DualHead2Go product and makes sure that you are up and running in no time. It detects any hook-up problems and guides you through the setup process.
    For more information on Matrox external multi-display adapters and additional features available with free PowerDesk software, follow any of the links below. Support may differ, not all features supported by all products.
     

    Product Name

    Maximum # of Monitors

    How It Connects
    to Your System*

    How It Connects
    to the Monitors*

    Compatible with

    2
    VGA
    VGA
    PC and Mac
    2
    VGA
    VGA or DVI
    PC and Mac

    DualHead2Go Digital ME

    2
    Mini Display Port or Thunderbolt™
    DVI
    Mac
    *GXM model specific—additional adapters may be required (sold separately). Thunderbolt system connectivity is supported only under Mac.