Download Remote Computer Control - Best Software & Apps

  • TeamViewer

    13.0.6447

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Windows Phone
    iPhone

    Simple, fast and secure desktop sharing for free

    7
    3625 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Support for chat, voice and video, Record sessions, Transfer files, Free, Available for Mac, Android, iOS and Windows Phone as well
    • CONS: Free version has limitations, Your friends or relatives have to learn to use it on their end too!
  • Ammyy Admin

    3.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Remote computer access without complications

    7
    2235 votes
    • Alpemix

      2.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Fast and Easy Remote Support and Presentation

      8
      16 votes
      • PROS: Useful for multiple purposes , Free and no membership needed
      • CONS: Not the only remote desktop tool in town, Could be buggy, at times
    • RdClient

      2.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Connect To Another Computer Remotely

      9
      15 votes
      • PROS: Connect computers with a tree view, Leave apps running on one computer and use them with another, Removes much of the work of remote connection
      • CONS: Amateurs and novice users will not be able to set this up, You have to arrange your own network security, The developers have made the technical manual very tricky
    • Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection

      8.0.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Connect to a Windows based computer from your Mac

      7
      31 votes
      • PROS: Easy to setup and connect, Lots of configuration preferences, Slick new interface
      • CONS: Not as functional as Windows version, Connections can be unstable
    • Supremo

      3.1.0.500

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Remote desktop control and Meeting hosting made easy and quick!

      8
      43 votes
      • PROS: Lightweight
      • CONS: Few advanced options
    • AeroAdmin

      3.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      AeroAdmin - zero configuration free remote desktop software, remote desktop connection.

      6
      26 votes
      • LogMeIn Rescue

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Remotely help friends and colleagues with their computer and phone problems

        7
        61 votes
        • PROS: Simple, complete remote access, Asks for a lot of confirmation, Full trial lets you find out if it suits your needs
        • CONS: Slightly jittery cursor, I hope the person being helped knows how much control they are surrendering..., At points it is more complicated than is perhaps necessary for inexperienced users
      • GoToMyPC

        5.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Android

        Access your PC from any computer in the world

        7
        92 votes
        • Remote Desktop Control

          1.8.0.81

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Displays a screen of another computer on your screen

          7
          35 votes
          • GBridge

            1.0.0.1130

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Share, sync and backup files securely online

            10
            9 votes
            • PROS: Very easy, no configuration required, Network settings for advanced users
            • CONS: Requires a Gmail account, Friends you share data with need to have GBridge installed as well
          • ThinVNC

            ThinVNC v3.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Remotely control a computer via your web browser

            9
            45 votes
            • PROS: Works with a web browser, Easy to set up and run , Lets you transfer files, Secure connections
            • CONS: Not many configuration options
          • Mikogo

            5.2

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows
            Mac

            Share your desktop with up to 10 other users

            8
            25 votes
            • PROS: Free to use, Allows up to 10 different connections, Easy to switch from presenter to host, Fairly fast sharing
            • CONS: Not clear how to start audio conference calls
          • Multiplicity

            1.1

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Manage up to three PC's with one keyboard and mouse

            8
            24 votes
            • ThinVNC Access Point

              ThinVNC Access Point v2.0

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Remotely access any computer on a local area network

              9
              40 votes
              • PROS: Works with a web browser, Secure connections
              • CONS: Very confusing configuration
            • Anyplace Control

              6

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Monitor and control another computer

              8
              57 votes
              • PROS: Allows you to control remote PC's, Includes File Transfer options, Wizard for connecting to multiple PC's
              • CONS: Connection times can be slow
            • WallCooler

              2.1.300

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Access and control your home PC from another computer

              8
              31 votes
              • LogMeIn Ignition

                3.4.2523

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                iPhone

                Control your computer from your iPhone

                6
                64 votes
                • PROS: Very easy to set up, Supports remote access to multiple computers, Pop-up QWERTY keyboard, Enables high degree of control over your PC or Mac
                • CONS: Can slow down a bit sometimes
              • DesktopNow Remote Computer Access

                1.07

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                DesktopNow Free Remote Computer Access

                -
                No votes yet
                • Ultr@VNC

                  1.0.9.6.1

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  VNC client/server pack for remote computer support

                  8
                  33 votes
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