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Compare free remote desktop software


This comparison focus on free remote desktop software. To see a comparison for professional software and services follow this link:

AnywhereTSApple Screen Sharing (iChat)BomgarChicken of the VNCCitrix XenAppEchoVNCRemote Desktop Services/Terminal ServicesFreeRDPFreeNXiTALCKRDCnoVNCrdesktopTightVNCTigerVNCTurboVNCUltraVNCThinfinity Remote Desktop Workstation
DescripcióniTALC is a tool for teachers, to view and control other computers in your network in several ways.KRDC is an application that allows you to view and control the desktop session on a remote machine that is running a VNC or RDP server.noVNC is a browser based VNC client implementation. It uses HTML5 Canvas and WebSockets. A VNC server with WebSockets support (such as libvncserver) is required or use websockify with any VNC server.TigerVNC is an advanced VNC implementation, which includes features from TightVNC and TurboVNC (accelerated JPEG compression...).UltraVNC allows you to use your mouse and keyboard to control another PC remotely. It supports File transfer, MS Logon, Text chat, Viewer Auto scaling and Server Side Scaling, Multiple-Monitors-support, Repeater/Proxy-support, Auto reconnection.Access your Windows desktop from any device, without the need to install plugins, add-ons nor browser extensions. The web remote access client works on Chromebooks, iPads and other devices, as well as Mac, Linux and other Windows computers. Take full control of your PC, share your screen, organize presentations or use the FTP tool to manage documents and files.
PreciosFree (moving to Open Source license)Included with OS XFrom $49/monthIncluded with WindowsFree (Apache license)Free (GPL)Free (GPL)Free
  • Free (GPL)
  • Business-friendly license available
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Server platforms
Client platforms
Windows as clientNoNo
Mac OS as clientNoNoNoNo
Linux as clientNoNoNo
iOS clientNoNoNoNo
Android clientNoNoNoNo
File transferNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Audio supportNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Multiple sessionsNo
Seamless windowNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo- Partial
Remote AssistanceNoNo
Access Permission RequestNoNoNo
Built-in Encryption SSL, TLS AES-256 SSL, AES-256No SSL, TLS AES SSHNo SSL, TLS SSH (unix client only) SSL, TLSNo- plugin SSL
Client/server/listeningClient OnlyClient & ServerClient & ServerClient OnlyClient & ServerClient & ServerClient & ServerClient OnlyClient & ServerClient & ServerClient OnlyClient OnlyClient OnlyClient & ServerClient & ServerClient & ServerClient & Server
NAT PassthroughNoNoNo using Listening mode using Listening modeNo
IPv6 supportNoNo
Maximum simultaneous connectionsUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited
Compare AnywhereTS vs Apple Screen Sharing (iChat) vs Bomgar vs Chicken of the VNC vs Citrix XenApp vs EchoVNC vs FreeRDP vs FreeNX vs iTALC vs KRDC vs noVNC vs rdesktop vs Remote Desktop Services/Terminal Services vs TightVNC vs TigerVNC vs Turb...
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  • Chuni33 on 2020-07-30 06:16:11

    Why is on premise R-HUB remote support servers not mentioned in the above list? It is one of the best remote desktop softwares used globally by businesses for remotely accessing computers.

  • Mario Luna on 2019-04-11 17:09:36
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    It's great to have such a table to compare RDP solutions!

  • Dickoz on 2013-10-22 10:58:36

    Why is Bomgar in this free software table. Or is there indeed a free version with all features enabled?