For this post, I have put together a collection of the best standing desk converters currently available.
Updated: September 20th, 2018
Quickly convert your sitting desk to a standing desk and back again. Get all of the benefits of a traditional standing desk with the added flexibility.
A quality desk needs to be comfortable even after a long workday. This comfort is achieved through the use of quality materials and a range of adjustments to make sure your desk converter is the perfect fit.
The following best standing desk converters use the latest innovative components to meet your needs and help to ensure you do your best work.
So here is my list of The 10 Best Standing Desk Converters.
1. Varidesk Standing Desk Converter
Sit or Stand
Allows you to move throughout your day so you're never locked in one position.
Sits on top of your existing desk and allows you to work comfortably sitting or standing.
Easy to Operate
The dual-handle design and spring-loaded boost mechanism make raising your monitors and gear almost effortless.
Sized to accommodate those with dual-monitor setups or larger workspace needs.
Separate keyboard/mouse deck gives you plenty of room for basics and accessories with the added convenience of never having to move any components when raising or lowering your desk.
Upper deck can accommodate a laptop and monitor or dual monitor setup.
Lower deck that offers plenty of room for your keyboard, mouse, and more your desk will accommodate all your needs.
No Assembly Required
Simply take it out of the box, place it on top of your existing desk and you're up and working in minutes.
2. VIVO Standing Desk Converter
Height adjustable dual tiered platform sits on top of your current desk and gives you the benefit of standing or sitting on demand.
Steel frame combined with innovative gas spring power holds weights up to 37.5 pounds.
8 points of height adjustment allowing you to adjust to your desired comfort level.
Counterbalance tension adjusts to the weight of your desk and everything on it for easy upwards movement.
Small storage tray on the front top surface provides extra space for cell phones, pens, pencils, sticky notes, and more.
Keep AV and power chords clean and organized with an adhesive cable clip that attaches to the steel frame under the desk surface.
3. X-Elite Standing Desk Converter
Innovative air pump system allows you to switch between sitting and standing in three seconds, allowing you to sit or stand without any interruptions.
Standing height can be set anywhere from 7 to 16 inches, and its sitting height is only 2.5 inches.
Designed for ergonomic comfort.
Flat surface standing desk perfectly accommodated your laptop, monitor, keyboard, mouse, and more.
High quality from trusted leader in standing desk
No assembly required.
Choose from four colors: Black, Cherry, Maple, and White.
Don’t forget the standing mat.
4. Executive Office Solutions Standing Desk Converter
Light weight aluminum tray that makes carrying easy and holds your computer at virtually any position or angle
Fully adjustable legs rotate 360 degrees and lock in place at various angles.
Quickly collapse the stand to make it portable.
Multiple use table can also be used for a tv dinner tray, sound equipment, projector, standing desk, book tray, writing desk, and tablet holder.
Includes non-slip feet for use on tabletops and desktops.
5. Sita Office Standing Desk Converter
Smooth and stable movement with gas spring hovering system allows the workstation to smoothly adjust for sitting or standing with just a light squeeze of the handles.
Easy to fit two monitors or a laptop and one monitor with enough space for pens, papers, coffee cup, etc.
Dual tier with large separate keyboard tray.
Range of height adjustment of up to 18 inches.
Zero assembly, arrives fully assembled. Just pull it out of the box and it is ready for use.
Large surface - 36" x 25" tabletop.
6. Mount-It Standing Desk Converter
Easy, quick and affordable way to switch positions from sitting to standing.
Spring-assisted lift mechanism allows you to raise and lower it almost effortlessly in just seconds.
Desktop platform and keyboard tray are sized adequately to support laptops with keyboard and mouse side by side.
Soft cushioning pad provides ergonomic comfort.
Large freestanding base requires no modification to your existing desk and provides stable support.
7. DeskDoc Standing Desk Converter
Strong and sturdy but also light-weight and compact.
Height-adjustable desk sits on top of your existing desk.
Allows ample room to work comfortably yet small enough to fit most workspaces.
Various placement options for convenient use of your laptop, notebook or tablet.
Spring-assisted lift mechanism that allows you to raise and lower it almost effortlessly in just seconds.
Provides sturdiness and flexibility in a compact footprint.
8. Flexispot Standing Desk Converter
Spacious Desktop Space
47”width allows to support two screens up to 27”.
Smooth and Easy Adjustments
Single-handle design makes it easy to safely adjust the height of the desk.
Straight Up and Down Movement
Space-saving workstation rises and folds vertically, within its own footprint.
No need to make the spatial accommodations that may be required with comparable products.
Quick-Release Keyboard Tray
Full-sized keyboard tray features a deeper work surface to fit a larger keyboard, mouse, and mousepad.
Unique quick-release design so you can quickly and easily remove it when you're performing tasks that don't require a keyboard and mouse.
Ergonomic Benefits for Every Height
Comfortably shift from sitting to standing with 12 different height levels.
9. Fezibo Standing Desk Converter
Spacious Work Area
Keeps your keyboard and mouse on a separate 28” x 9” surface at an ergonomic position for your wrists.
Top 36” x 22” surface easily holds two side by side monitors along with decor, writing utensils, notebooks, mugs, and more.
Raising, Lowering and assemble easily
Two-tiered design with separate keyboard/mouse tray gives you plenty of room for basics and accessories.
Added convenience of never having to move any components when raising or lowering.
Multiple height settings
Spring-loaded boost mechanism and 8 points of height adjustment allow you to adjust to your desired comfort level easily.
Front tray on top surface
Small storage tray on the front top surface provides extra space for cell phones, Ipad, pens, sticky notes, and more.
10. Defy Desk Standing Desk Converter
Durable steel base and a pneumatic air cylinder for smooth raising and lowering.
Extremely easy to operate even with heavy loads such as dual monitors.
Ergonomic height range: the fluid height adjustment allows more than 200 height adjustable positions according to your comfort.
Fully assembled, use your new desk right out of the box in less than 5 minutes.
Surface size is 32” x 22”.
Supports up to 30 lb.
I hope this list of the best standing desk converters was helpful.
If you think I left out one that is important or have a suggestion for a future article, let me know in the comments below.
Brandon Hubbard, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C