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Forum: Mac Software 09-14-2022, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By JanB
Hi, I tried the 1.8 alpha out. Unfortunately...

Hi,

I tried the 1.8 alpha out. Unfortunately I don't have permissions to view the attached jpg, but these are my results:

The experimental 2560 HiDPI resolution is better than a native 2560...
Forum: Mac Software 06-15-2022, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 979
Posted By JanB
I use a dock from Kensington, the SD4780P, with...

I use a dock from Kensington, the SD4780P, with 4k@60Hz.

One monitor is connected directly to the MacBook Air M1 (USB-C to DisplayPort adapter), the second monitor to the dock (via the...
Forum: Mac Software 04-29-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,721
Posted By JanB
If you try BetterDummy, then try...

If you try BetterDummy, then try FullScreen-Straeming instead of Mirroring.

I have found that the rendering quality in streaming mode is better than mirroring.
Forum: Mac Software 03-25-2022, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,259
Posted By JanB
FullScreen Stream is currently only availble in...

FullScreen Stream is currently only availble in the public Beta releases.

In my DisplayLink setup, the rendering result is better with "FullScreen Stream" than with "Mirroring". It is not...
Forum: Mac Software 03-18-2022, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,259
Posted By JanB
This is a sorely missed feature in the macOS...

This is a sorely missed feature in the macOS DisplayLink driver.

However, there is a workaround. Take a look at the project "BetterDummy": https://github.com/waydabber/BetterDummy

This will...
Forum: Mac Software 01-14-2022, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,191
Posted By JanB
The 13-inch M1 MacBooks only support one external...

The 13-inch M1 MacBooks only support one external monitor out of the box.

You can simply connect the first monitor directly via one of the two USB ports (either - if available - directly via the...
Forum: Mac Software 12-15-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,699
Posted By JanB
Thumbs up Thank you so much for sharing your experience...

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us!
Forum: Mac Software 12-15-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,699
Posted By JanB
Question Monterey 12.1

Before I update:

Is anyone running his DisplayLink adapter successfully with Monterey 12.1?
Forum: Mac Software 12-14-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 20,178
Posted By JanB
The question is, does anyone at all successfully...

The question is, does anyone at all successfully run his DisplayLink adapter with Monterey 12.1?
Forum: Mac Software 12-07-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,696
Posted By JanB
No, the MacBook M1 13" only supports one external...

No, the MacBook M1 13" only supports one external display (via alt-mode).

DisplayLink Docks should have a special DisplayLink Logo and it is stated in the spec sheet. An easy entry to the offer on...
Forum: Mac Software 12-07-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,696
Posted By JanB
All the docks you mention do not support...

All the docks you mention do not support DisplayLink.

You need a dock that is explicitly based on DisplayLink. Sometimes this is only hidden in the specifications.
Forum: Mac Software 12-05-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,043
Posted By JanB
Have you checked, that the monitor is running @...

Have you checked, that the monitor is running @ 4K (with the onscreen display of the monitor)?

The HiDPI result is indeed not 1:1 to a native display, but it is much better than 2560 x 1440.
Forum: Mac Software 12-04-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,043
Posted By JanB
My LG display is connected by DisplayPort, and...

My LG display is connected by DisplayPort, and does not support USB. Therefore, I have no experience with USB on the monitor.
Forum: Mac Software 12-04-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,779
Posted By JanB
This is one of the known issues of BetterDummy...

This is one of the known issues of BetterDummy (https://github.com/waydabber/BetterDummy/issues?q=is%3Aissue+is%3Aopen+sort%3Aupdated-desc+label%3A%22known+issue%22)
Forum: Mac Software 12-04-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,779
Posted By JanB
Smile I don't think it's possible to use alt mode via a...

I don't think it's possible to use alt mode via a DisplayLink dock as well (I haven't found a dock that supports it, anyway).

But there is a workaround that you can try:...
Forum: Mac Software 11-28-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,573
Posted By JanB
I have a similar constellation, a MacBook Air M1...

I have a similar constellation, a MacBook Air M1 with two external 27" 4k monitors. I also wanted to run one monitor directly (without display link) for better performance and ease of use.

My...
Forum: Mac Software 11-28-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,312
Posted By JanB
Look here:...

Look here: https://www.displaylink.org/forum/showthread.php?t=67758
Forum: Mac Software 11-23-2021, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,332
Posted By JanB
I think your Thunderbolt dock does not support...

I think your Thunderbolt dock does not support DisplayLink (no DisplayLink chipset inside).

The MacBook Air M1 only supports one external display, that explains the behaviour of the dock. Your old...
Forum: Mac Software 11-23-2021, 05:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,176
Posted By JanB
I still hope that the DisplayLink drivers will be...

I still hope that the DisplayLink drivers will be extended to include more HiDPI resolutions. That would be much easier for the average user.
Forum: Mac Software 11-22-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,534
Posted By JanB
You're welcome! Maybe look for an adapter that...

You're welcome! Maybe look for an adapter that supports 60 Hz, then the mouse will run smoother....

One more info:
If you are running your 4k monitor via DisplayLink, you will probably miss...
Forum: Mac Software 11-22-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,534
Posted By JanB
The MacBook Pro M1 supports (without tricks) only...

The MacBook Pro M1 supports (without tricks) only one external monitor. You can use your existing Thunderbolt dock für the first one.

You may use a small DisplayLink adapter (e.g....
Forum: Mac Software 11-22-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,043
Posted By JanB
I'm using a MacBook Air M1 with 16GB of RAM, and...

I'm using a MacBook Air M1 with 16GB of RAM, and I haven't found DisplayLink or BetterDummy to require a noticeable amount of CPU power, at least in my typical workload.

Since the Macbook Air...
Forum: Mac Software 11-21-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,043
Posted By JanB
No, the DisplayLink software is still needed....

No, the DisplayLink software is still needed. BetterDummy creates a virtual display with the needed geometry and supports HiDPI for various resolutions.

The HiDPI result of the virtual screen is...
Forum: Mac Software 11-18-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,043
Posted By JanB
No, for Performace and better handling I use one...

No, for Performace and better handling I use one of my monitors directly connected via a USC-C to DisplayPort Adapter. The second external monitor is connected via DisplayLink.

But I do not see...
Forum: Mac Software 11-18-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,043
Posted By JanB
Thumbs up HiDPI Workaround

Look at this Thread:

https://www.displaylink.org/forum/showthread.php?t=67982

There is a well running workaround to geht HiDPI with DisplayLink.

The BetterDummy software which is used is...
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