Compare free remote desktop software

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2020-12-03 12:28:47

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
DescriptioniTALC 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.
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TarifsFree (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
Free (GPL)Free (GPL)Free (GPL)Free. Requires registration.
Server platforms
Mac OSOuiOuiNonNonNonNonNonOuiOuiNon
Client platforms
Windows as clientNonOuiOuiOuiOuiOuiNonOuiOuiOuiOuiOuiOui
Mac OS as clientOuiOuiOuiNonOuiNonNonOuiOuiOuiNonOui
Linux as clientNonOuiOuiNonOuiOuiOuiOuiOuiOuiNonOui
iOS clientNonOuiOuiNonOuiNonNonOuiOui
Android clientNonOuiOuiNonOuiNonNonOuiOui
File transferOuiNonOuiNonOuiOuiOuiOuiOuiNonNonNonOuiOuiNonNonOuiOui
Audio supportOuiNonNonNonOuiNonOuiOuiOuiNonOuiNonOuiNonNonNonNonOui
Multiple sessionsOuiOuiOuiNonOuiOuiOuiOuiOuiOuiOuiOuiOuiOuiOuiOuiOuiOui
Seamless windowNonNonNonNonOuiNonOuiNonOuiNonOuiNonOuiNonNonNon- Partial
Remote AssistanceOuiOuiOuiNonNonOui
Access Permission RequestOuiOuiNonOuiNonNonOui
Built-in EncryptionOui SSL, TLSOui AES-256Oui SSL, AES-256NonOui SSL, TLSOuiOuiOuiOui AESOui SSHNonOui SSL, TLSOuiOui SSH (unix client only)Oui SSL, TLSNon- pluginOui SSL
Client/server/listeningClient OnlyClient & ServerClient & ServerClient OnlyClient & ServerClient & ServerClient & ServerClient OnlyClient & ServerClient & ServerClient OnlyClient OnlyClient OnlyClient & ServerClient & ServerClient & ServerClient & Server
NAT PassthroughOuiNonNonOui using Listening modeOui using Listening modeNon
IPv6 supportOuiNonOuiOuiOuiNon
Maximum simultaneous connectionsUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited
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  • 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.
    English Posté 2020-07-30 06:16:11 par Chuni33
  • a noté FreeNX: Note globale 1
    Posté 2020-03-10 15:59:26 par LabInno
  • a voté pour ce Comparatif (J'aime)
    It's great to have such a table to compare RDP solutions!
    English Posté 2019-04-11 17:09:36 par Mario Luna
  • Why is Bomgar in this free software table. Or is there indeed a free version with all features enabled?
    English Posté 2013-10-22 10:58:36 par Dickoz
  • a voté pour ce Comparatif (J'aime)
    Posté 2012-03-25 23:44:20 par A l'anis

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