Use The Apple Magic Trackpad With Windows

If Apple's Magic Trackpad appeals to you but you're a Windows user, you can still take advantage of the multitouch device on your Windows machine by using abstracted Boot Camp drivers.

Apple made its Magic Trackpad compatible with Windows, but only if you're running Windows under their dual-booting tool, Boot Camp. Tech blog Digital Inspiration provides step-by-step instructions for grabbing the Apple Magic Trackpad patch for Boot Camp, extracting the files you need and installing them on your Windows machine. This method will provide you with the full gesture support you'd get with the Magic Trackpad on a Mac, but on your Windows machine. Check out the full guide at Digital Inspiration.

How to Use Apple Magic Trackpad with your Windows PC [Digital Inspiration]


Comments

    "abstracted"?

    I'm not interested until it works fully and natively under Windows (even if it takes third party drivers)

      "This method will provide you with the full gesture support you’d get with the Magic Trackpad on a Mac, but on your Windows machine."

      What do you think this means then?

        "but only if you’re running Windows under their dual-booting tool, Boot Camp."

        What do you think this means then?

        @WellThen RTFA, for cryin' out loud.

    This actually means just using the boot camp drivers for windows on any windows PC, it doesnt mean running windows on a mac using bootcamp....

    what do you think this means then?

    Done this... you only get two finger scroll and thats about it.

    Bit better than not installing the drivers but not quite worth me buying one.

    Windows PCs don't need this. They have multi-touch screens :P

    Most Bluetooth Magic Mouse gestures also work on Windows 7 if you download the drivers intended for Windows under bootcamp :-)

      They might under Bootcamp, but certainly don't on a real Windows 7 machine.

    Is there any alternatives for Apple Magic Trackpad ?

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