Download Remote Client - Best Software & Apps

  • BitTorrent

    7.10.0.44091

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    The official BitTorrent client

    7
    5116 votes
    • PROS: Takes up very little resources, RSS, apps, and remote control, Official client, Lots of customization options, Ability to rate individual torrents
    • CONS: Nothing of note
  • QQ Messenger

    International 1.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete IM client with cute design and great features

    7
    549 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!
  • gedit

    2.30.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Default GNOME client for Windows

    7
    257 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
  • FileZilla

    3.7.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    Secure and fast FTP transfers

    7
    107 votes
    • PROS: Fast and Efficient, Handles large transfers, Secure transfers
    • CONS: Can't schedule transfers, Poor interface
  • 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
  • Remote Desktop Client

    1.0.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Connect your Mac to a PC and share files

    3
    8 votes
    • UltraVNC

      1.2.1.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      VNC Client/Server (remote desktop)

      7
      44 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
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Telnet client with built in SFTP client

      10
      4 votes
      • PROS: Allows you to customise interface, Includes built in SFTP client
      • CONS: Nothing particularly advanced compared to similar clients
    • Beyond Remote Client and Server

      2.2.3.310

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Monitor, boot, and access computers remotely

      7
      5 votes
      • Kerio VPN Client

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A Free Networking program for Windows

        7
        64 votes
        • YuuGuu

          Beta build 793

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          An IM client to share and control remote desktops

          10
          5 votes
          • PROS: Easy remote control application, No extra hardware or configuration needed
          • CONS: Very slow, IM client too simple
        • Chicken of the VNC

          b4 2.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Access another Mac remotely with this VNC client

          1
          7 votes
          • JollysFastVNC

            1.38

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Ultra fast VNC client

            10
            4 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
            • Yummy FTP Watcher

              2.2.8

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Mac

              Yummy FTP Watcher - Local & Remote Folder Watching Automated FTP/SFTP/FTPS Client

              -
              No votes yet
              • Mocha Remote Client

                1.2

                License
                try Download
                Platform
                Pocket PC
                Palm OS

                Tool for remote access from your Pocket PC to your XP desktop

                -
                No votes yet
                • EchoVNC

                  2.40

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  The next evolution for UltraVNC

                  3
                  8 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
                • Super Network Tunnel Server

                  4.5.0.0

                  License
                  try Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  A safe tunnel for data and remote access

                  8
                  8 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
                • CrushFTP

                  5.5.0

                  License
                  try Download
                  Platform
                  Windows
                  Mac

                  Comprehensive FTP client with remote access

                  10
                  1 vote
                  • PROS: Supports wide range of secure protocols, Web client functionality,
                  • CONS: Java based interface can be slow to respond sometimes
                • Pulseway

                  varies-with-device

                  License
                  free
                  Platform
                  Web Apps

                  A very popular remote monitoring and management program

                  -
                  No votes yet
                  • PROS: It is an easy-to-use and powerful mobile client, You get a very modern and intuitive user experience,
                  • CONS: SNMP support is very difficult to configure, It has limited reporting capabilities in places
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