👩‍💻 Top monitors for video editors, programmers and developers.

Why do you need multiple monitors to begin with? Check out those UltraWide beasts and forget about the dongles.

All of the listed displays have screen splitting tool.

SAMSUNG LC34J791WTNXZA 34-Inch CJ791 Ultrawide Curved Gaming Monitor,

QLED technology for vibrant color and fine detail. Perfect fit to your MacBook with Thunderbolt connection.

LG 34WN80C-B 34 inch 21:9 Curved UltraWide WQHD IPS Monitor

High-performance UltraWide 21:9 curved display monitor that comes with very nifty software tool for screen splitting.

Samsung 34-Inch SJ55W Ultrawide Gaming Monitor

Stylish 3440 x 1440p monitor with powerful multitasking split screen features.

VIOTEK GNV34DB 34-Inch Ultrawide Gaming Monitor

3440x1440p @100Hz monitor in very good price.

Dell UltraSharp U3415W 34-Inch Curved LED-Lit Monitor

Very solid monitor from Dell that has lots of positive reviews.

LG 35WN75C-B – 35 Inch QHD (3440 x 1440) Curved Monitor

High-performance UltraWide 21:9 curved display monitor that comes with very nifty software tool for screen splitting.

LG 34WL85C-B 34 Inch UltraWide Curved Monitor

High-performance UltraWide 21:9 curved display monitor that comes with very nifty software tool for screen splitting.


Frequently Asked Questions

  • How many displays can you connect to a MacBook Pro?

    With devices listed above, you can connect up to 4 display monitors: 1 native + 3 externals via DisplayLink technology.

  • How do I connect multiple monitors to my M1 MacBook 2020?

    You have to have device that supports DisplayLink technology.

  • Why I cannot connect more than one display to my Apple M1 MacBook?

    To a surprise to many, new M1 MacBooks have hardware limitation of only 1 native display.

  • Why is my Mac not detecting displays?

    If you do have MacBook powered by M1 chip and you are trying to connect the second additional display - you are blocked by hardware limitation of new Macs.

  • I have bought required adapter / dock / hub - what do I do now?

    Refer to DisplayLink page, select your operating system and download required drivers (DisplayLink Manager).

  • How do I connect USB Type A adapter do my M1 MacBook?

    You need USB-C Multiport Adapter to do so. But If you don't have it already, we suggest considering hub or a docking station instead.

  • Is there a way to connect multiple displays to my M1 MacBook?

    Yes - it's possible BUT only with specific devices. We have listed most of compatible ones above.

  • What is DisplayLink technology?

    DisplayLink technology creates a "fake" display buffer in RAM in order to overcome hardware limitations. Refer to the official site or this great article for more information.

  • Will quality get decreased by using adapter / dock / hub?

    Overall quality is good for a daily use. There could be a slight difference between natively connected display and software accelerated one. Most of the devices can run 2.5k at 50-60 Hz - make sure to check those details directly on a product page.

  • What is a docking station?

    In short: "A docking station is a device that connects to a laptop provides additional ports for connectivity (...)" read more.