Ask The Readers: How Do You Maximize Your Multi-Monitor Setup?

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By Jason Fitzpatrick on April 20th, 2011

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Multiple monitors allow you to spread out your work, see more at once, and—ideally—help you get more done. This week we want to hear all about your multi-monitor setup and what tips, tricks, and tools you use to maximize its effectiveness.

Photo by Sean Hobson.

Whether you have two monitors, three monitors, or a bank of monitors that makes your office look like a command center, we want to hear about it. What software, hardware, and system tweaks do you use to get the most out of your monitors? Is there a benefit to the way you have them configure (physically or within the operating system)? What makes your setup awesome and enhances your workflow?

Sound off in the comments with your tips, tricks, favorite apps, and—for extra geek points—photos of your setup. Check back in on Friday to see all the tips and tricks rounded up and highlighted in the What You Said follow up.

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 04/20/11
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