Download Remote Client - Best Software & Apps

  • BitTorrent

    7.10.0.44091

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    The official BitTorrent client

    7
    7661 votes
    • PROS: Takes up very little resources, RSS, apps, and remote control, Official client, Lots of customization options, Ability to rate individual torrents, Completely free
    • CONS: Nothing of note
  • QQ Messenger

    International 1.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete IM client with cute design and great features

    7
    737 votes
    • PROS: Clear, nicely designed interface, Lots of customization options, Support for text, voice and video chats, Usual IM features: smileys, nudges, file sharing..., Extra tools like remote control, screen capture and video recording
    • CONS: Sometimes adding contacts is difficult, You can't download new interface themes, Number ID for contacts: not very user-friendly!
  • FileZilla

    3.14.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Awesome free FTP client

    8
    1143 votes
    • PROS: Fast and efficient, Handles large transfers, Secure, Remote file search, Filters
    • CONS: Can't schedule transfers
  • gedit

    2.30.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Default GNOME client for Windows

    7
    299 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Supports a huge range of languages, Supports remote editing, Plugins extend functionality
    • CONS: Doesn't allow inserting of multimedia content, May seem limited without plugins
  • QQ for Mac

    International 1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Complete IM client with cute design and great features

    6
    60 votes
    • PROS: Clear, nicely designed interface, Lots of customization options, Support for text, voice and video chats, Usual IM features: smileys, nudges, file sharing..., Extra tools like remote control, screen capture and video recording
    • CONS: Sometimes adding contacts is difficult, You can't download new interface themes, Number ID for contacts: not very user-friendly!, No video chat feature
  • SonicWALL Global VPN Client

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Keep your computer safe from anywhere

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: License never expires, Easy remote access
    • CONS: Not compatible with all platforms, One-time purchase required for use
  • Beyond Remote Client and Server

    2.2.3.310

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Monitor, boot, and access computers remotely

    7
    5 votes
    • Remote Desktop Client

      1.0.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Connect your Mac to a PC and share files

      2
      7 votes
      • UltraVNC

        1.2.1.7

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        VNC Client/Server (remote desktop)

        7
        217 votes
        • PROS: Very fast and lightweight, Allows file transfers and text chats
        • CONS: Can be tricky to configure for first time screen sharers
      • AbsoluteTelnet

        10.16

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Telnet client with built in SFTP client

        8
        9 votes
        • PROS: Allows you to customise interface, Includes built in SFTP client
        • CONS: Nothing particularly advanced compared to similar clients
      • JollysFastVNC

        1.38

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Ultra fast VNC client

        10
        3 votes
        • PROS: Fast and lightweight, Secure SSH tunneling, SSL, SOCKS support inbuilt
        • CONS: Tricky to configure and understand for beginners, Relatively expensive for what is only a VNC client
      • Remote Ripple: Fast VNC Client

        varies-with-device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        A free business & productivity app for Android, by GlavSoft LLC

        -
        No votes yet
        • Chicken of the VNC

          b4 2.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Access another Mac remotely with this VNC client

          6
          24 votes
          • YuuGuu

            Beta build 793

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            An IM client to share and control remote desktops

            9
            14 votes
            • PROS: Easy remote control application, No extra hardware or configuration needed
            • CONS: Very slow, IM client too simple
          • Super Network Tunnel Server

            4.5.0.0

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            A safe tunnel for data and remote access

            9
            7 votes
            • PROS: A safe two way tunnel, Comprehensive configuration options, Includes both Server and Client programs
            • CONS: Interface looks old, Help section poorly written and explained
          • Remotix

            3.0.2

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Remotix is a VNC-client for Windows to easily access multiple Macs.

            10
            5 votes
            • EchoVNC

              2.40

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              The next evolution for UltraVNC

              6
              15 votes
              • PROS: Takes the pain out of router configuration for UltraVNC, New viewing options and chat client
              • CONS: Only saves screen activity in FLV format
            • Takemote Lite

              1.30

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Try A Remote Control Desktop with Multi Client Options

              -
              No votes yet
              • PROS: Setting up the foundation software is easy at both ends, Control and monitor your desktop with your PC your tablet or your Smartphone
              • CONS: It takes a lot of configuring if you do not gain remote access right away, You may only select one application at a time with the Lite version
            • CrushFTP

              5.5.0

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows
              Mac

              Comprehensive FTP client with remote access

              10
              2 votes
              • PROS: Supports wide range of secure protocols, Web client functionality
              • CONS: Java based interface can be slow to respond sometimes
            • Wise FTP

              9.0.2

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Complete FTP client with interesting features

              9
              33 votes
              • PROS: User-friendly, intuitive interface, Support for drag-and-drop and folder syncing, Scheduler to automate transfers, Built-in editor to work on remote files
              • CONS: No outstanding connection advantages compared to other clients
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