DisplayLink Feature Suggestions

  1. Support rotation on M1 Macs

    Update to enable rotation to work correctly on M1 Macs.

    1,116 votes
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  2. MacOS BigSur - M1 support: works great, but it would be really helpful to have the "looks like 2560x1440" option available for 4K resolution

    use now a DisplayLink capable hub to use an 2nd external monitor on a M1 MacBook..

    works great, but on that screen I can only choose between "Looks like 1920x1080" or the full 4K resolution - which is not really good to read on that monitor.....

    Would be really great, if the "Looks like 2560x1440" resolution (scaling of UI) would be supported in one of the following updates.....

    Would be great to have HiDPI support for all display resolutions the M1 Macs support for the 1st external monitor

    561 votes
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  3. Make DisplayLink installer compatible with Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo)

    I'm testing the prerelease version of the next Ubuntu release, 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo). There are incompatibilities between 21.04 and the current Ubuntu DisplayLink release, and I wanted to bring them to your attention, in case you weren't already aware, ask whether you are aware of any workarounds, and ask what your timeline is for supporting 21.04.

    1) The evdi kernel module that ships with your DisplayLink installer does not compile under 21.04. I had to use the evdi module included with Ubuntu rather than the version that comes with your DisplayLink installer.

    2) It appears that if my DisplayLink hub…

    65 votes
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  4. Apple TV (application) won't display image while DisplayPort is running.

    Apple TV opens windows and time advances but no images are displayed. Quitting DisplayPort manager resolves the problem.

    6 votes
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  5. Fix drivers about screen lag when using external 4K monitor (macOS Catalina)

    Please fix DisplayLink Drivers as using an external 4K monitor (Samsung S32R750) with Targus DV4K with latest drivers (5.2.5) on macOS Catalina (10.15.6 on MacBook Pro 16" 2020) plugged through Apple USB-C cable (40 Gbits) is making everything "laggy" on the external 4K (mouse, space change, video playing, etc.).
    Everything has been tested (cables check and changes, switching HDMI or DisplayPort, using original Targus single USB-C cable or using Apple USB-C cable, etc.) to see this issue it is ONLY and DIRECTLY linked to DisplayLink Drivers on MacOS.
    No issues when using a simple USB-C adapter with 4K HDMI (instead…

    196 votes
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  6. remove the need to have screen recording turned on

    remove the need to have screen recording turned on this is just poor programming on your part as other companies don't do this and it very bad for security

    24 votes
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  7. My DisplayLink Manager 1.50 is preventing my Notification alerts from showing on the desktop. Is there a fix for this? 1.6?

    My DisplayLink Manager 1.50 is preventing my Notification alerts from showing on the macOS Monterey 12.0.1 desktop, Apple M1 chip. Is there a fix for this? 1.6?

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  8. Fix rotation of multiple external displays on MacOS

    Currently the 'workaround' specified on DisplayLink forum to enable rotation (open System Preferences with Opt-Cmd pressed) does not enable rotation scheme on all external displays (only allows rotation on internal laptop display..) This provides no assistance to setting rotation for DisplayLink devices.

    Please make the change to driver to allow different resolutions (rotated resolutions) on your displaylink devices so that MacOS Catalina etc. users can benefit from rotation on big external displays.

    Many thanks,

    M.

    62 votes
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  9. Support for Samsung's Dex and Huawei's Desktop mode Android

    Guys will be awesome that displaylink apps could take advantage of these features, they are already working desktop experiences for Android, we will only need you guys to support those functionalities over the wired connection instead just mirroring the phone.

    134 votes
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  10. 4 votes
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  11. Fix DisplayLink driver so it works 100% with MacOS

    When I have only 1 external monitor connected to my M1 MacBook Pro and I'm not using DisplayLink, the "Remember Window Position" feature of the OS works as expected.
    With 2 external monitors (and the unfortunate necessity of DisplayLink), the Remember Window Position feature no longer works.
    Please fix the DisplayLink driver so it is effectively invisible to the OS and external monitors behave the same as they do without DisplayLink.

    4 votes
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  12. Please support screen rotation on the m1 MacBooks

    Please support screen rotation on the m1 MacBooks because now there are so many vertical videos out there and we really want one of our 2 external monitors vertical.

    9 votes
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  13. macOS Multi User Support

    When logged in as one user and I switch to another user in macOS, the DisplayLink driver loses all connectivity to my external monitors.

    My use case is family members each having their own user on the laptop.

    The current workaround is to open the lid, exit clamshell mode and manually start DisplayLink Manager, even though it is already in the top menu bar.

    This happens everytime when switching between logged in users.

    1 vote
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  14. Support more than 4 external displays in MacOS Big Sur

    I recently upgraded to MacOS Big Sur and was forced to transition from the legacy driver to Display Link Manager 1.1. My five display setup no longer works . Please consider supporting more than 4 external monitors

    30 votes
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  15. Fix the EXTREME Mouse Lag after updating to Big Sur (MacOS)

    I thought it's my system so I kept on restarting my system but then realized it's the DisplayLink driver after I updated to Big Sur. Any idea of when it's getting fixed.

    28 votes
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  16. ICC support on BigSur and Intel macs

    As of now there's a littl quirk in the way DL manages screens and icc profiles. On my M1 11.6 macOS my screens are detected in ColorSync. Thus I can use ICC profiles for calibration. On my work intel 11.6 macOS the screens are not detected. This is weird considering that DisplayLink caters to the "pro" community. As of now I have o idead what profile my INTEL is using thus making my color critical work laptop slightly useless.

    But, why is the M1 seeing them? I would expect that this would be a problem on M1s not INTEL.

    1 vote
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  17. Display Hard Disk Icon on macOS Big Sur 1.6 while using DisplayLink ? Is it possible ?

    Display Hard Disk Icon on macOS Big Sur 1.6 while using DisplayLink ? Is it possible ?

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  18. Manager / option for disable one of external monitor

    Hi,
    I am using HP G2 universal dock which support 2xDP and 1xHDMI.
    It would be great to control from app/manager enabling and disabling one of external monitor.
    I see it like available monitors list with checkbox (enabled/disabled) in DisplayLink Manager located in top bar - macOS.

    6 votes
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  19. Implement Clamshell mode for Big Sur / M1 Chip

    I cannot run external displays while in clamshell mode on Big Sur, while the laptop is open it works perfectly fine.

    The second you close the laptop and enter clamshell mode you lose signal to your external displays.

    This has issue has over 450 votes and has been an issue since August 2020, how long do we have to wait for this to be implemented or is there any work arounds that are currently working?

    This is a major issue that is affecting thousands of users, we haven't had any update since November.... Will this ever be fixed?

    23 votes
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  20. Support to

    Suppor of I1 display pro of X-rite on Mac-os Big Sur to make it possible that i can callibrate my two other screens.
    Now this is impossilble. The two other screens are not recognised.

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