Intel Thunderbolt Share Utilizes the High Bandwidth and Low Latency of Thunderbolt for Fast File Transfers, Smooth Screen-Sharing, and More

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Today marks the introduction of Thunderbolt Share, a new software solution that maker Intel says unlocks ultra-fast PC-to-PC experiences with select PCs and accessories with Thunderbolt 4 or Thunderbolt 5 ports, enabling responsive screen-sharing, speedy PC-to-PC file transfers, and more. Thunderbolt Share will be offered on select PCs and accessories starting in the second half of 2024 from companies that include Lenovo, Acer, MSI, Razer, Kensington, Belkin, Promise, Plugable, OWC, and others, Intel confirmed.

Thunderbolt Share delivers:

  • “Smooth uncompressed screen-sharing with ultra-responsive mouse and keyboard control between PCs – powering a seamless visual experience.”
  • “Fast file transfers between two PCs with simple drag and drop, folder synchronization, and easy file migration from an old PC to a new PC.
  • Easy collaboration between users sharing large files.”
  • “Support via a direct connection between PCs or through a Thunderbolt accessory with multiple ports such as a Thunderbolt dock or monitor.”
  • “Private and secure connection that doesn’t affect Wi-Fi, Ethernet or cloud network performance.”

How it works:

Intel on the benefits of Thunderbolt Share:

With Thunderbolt Share, PC users can further expand the connectivity experiences that Thunderbolt-certified products are designed to offer.

Creators and gamers will enjoy improved productivity with multi-PC workflows and easy collaboration between colleagues, and they will be able to share preferred peripherals. Consumers and business professionals will enjoy better ergonomics with shared monitors, and they will be able to maximize workspaces using multiple PCs. Thunderbolt technology has the bandwidth and low latency to deliver these capabilities with the quality and experience that users demand.


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Tsing Mui
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