I love the MacBook Trackpad and it's gestures, and I would like something like it that is compatible for Windows. I know Apple actually sells its Magic Trackpad, but the problem is that there are no actual multi-touch gestures supported, even with third party applications.

So to the point: Is there an external trackpad/touchpad for Windows devices with nice multi-touch gestures?

Example Gestures:

  • 3 Fingers swiped upwards: Overview of all present windows and desktops
  • 4 fingers "pinched": making desktop free; Pulling the 4 fingers back together puts windows back on screen
  • 3 Finger swiped horizontally: Switching between desktops

Budget is actually not that much of a problem. I'm ready to pay a few bucks for decent hardware. Since Apple sells its newest Trackpad "Magic Trackpad 2" for 149.99 €, I think that might be a fair price for a decent Windows Trackpad

  • Can you describe some of the "nice gestures" you are wanting in a track pad? Do you have a budget for this device?
    – Cfinley
    Jul 27 '18 at 20:25
  • have you used your favorite search engine to search for "touchpad for windows"? When I did, there were many many results, too many to list.
    – fred_dot_u
    Jul 27 '18 at 21:18
  • @Cfinley I've added some example gestures. Windows (10) has those features actually built in and I know some Laptops do support gestures like that, but I don't know any external trackpads for desktop use.
    – edean
    Jul 27 '18 at 23:34
  • @fred_dot_u I (of course) actually did that. When I did this, I found like 99% articles about how to configure your laptop trackpack properly and 1% were 2 old Logitech Trackpads, not being supported by windows later than 7 and a Lenovo Trackpad, not being supported by windows later than 7. Of course, one can buy the Magic Trackpad from Apple (which I honestly considered), but this doesn't support multi touch gestures on Windows 10, too, afaik.
    – edean
    Jul 27 '18 at 23:40
  • Are you looking for one that you can configure yourself or a Windows Precision trackpad that supports the default Microsoft gestures? Both solutions will fulfill your requirements, but are vastly different methods of doing it.
    – JMY1000
    Jul 28 '18 at 8:07

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