Bartels Media GmbH is a privately held company with the main office in the heart of Trier, Germany's very oldest city with Roman history and a beautiful landscape.
In 1997, Gunnar Bartels, general manager of Bartels Media GmbH introduced the first CD/DVD Emulation technology world-wide. This award-winning software product “Virtual CD” has been sold more than 3 million licenses.
Following Virtual CD, the company invented a virtual VGA driver and launched “MaxiVista” that enables users to use a Laptop or an iPad as an extra monitor for their main PC.
Another main product is “PhraseExpress”, a Text Expander for Windows, Autotext utility and text snippet management software.
MultiMouse” is a collaboration software that enables multiple users to collaborate on a shared desktop with their own mouse cursors.
The latest addition is “ShareMouse” that allows to control multiple PCs with a single mouse and keyboard.
For more than 13 years, we aim to provide software that helps you to get things done. With ease and fun!
We sweat every detail of the software so that you won’t have to worry about it. You will not find many option dialogs or configuration windows that too often only serve a show-off purpose.
Bartels Media is a small and personable software company. We put all our passion to compete on innovation, usability and customer service.
1997 - Market introduction of Virtual CD, the first CD Emulator technology world-wide.
1998 - Virtual CD receives ZiffDavis Software Innovation Of The Year-Award.
2001 - More than 2 Million copies sold - Innovation leader since its first release.
2002 - Release of PhraseExpress, an award-winning Text Snippets Organizer solution.
2003 - Release of DeskCalc (German only), the first professional tape calculator program for Windows.
2004 - Release of MaxiVista, the first of its kind Dual Monitor software solution.
2005 - MaxiVista receives PC Pro Software Innovation Of The Year - Finalist Award.
July 2006 - MaxiVista has been nominated as the "Best Desktop Software" by the Software Industry Association.
April 2008 - PhraseExpress won the "Innovation Award".
May 2010 - Release of MultiMouse, the first of its kind network-based multiple cursors solution.
2011 - Release of ShareMouse, a Mouse and Keyboard Sharing Software
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