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
    1601 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!
  • Chrome Remote Desktop

    35.0.1916.37

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Manage your remote machines or provide tech support

    6
    74 votes
    • PROS: Solid connection to remote computers, Ability to provide remote assistance, Secure connections with randomized pins, Support for multiple monitors
    • CONS: Set up takes a couple of installers, No advanced options for better control
  • Alpemix

    2.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Fast and Easy Remote Support and Presentation

    8
    6 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

    2.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Connect To Another Computer Remotely

    9
    8 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

    5
    9 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!

    9
    7 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
    29 votes
    • LogMeIn Rescue

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Remotely help friends and colleagues with their computer and phone problems

      7
      55 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
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android

      Access your PC from any computer in the world

      7
      91 votes
      • Anyplace Control

        6

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Monitor and control another computer

        4
        14 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
      • Mikogo

        5.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Share your desktop with up to 10 other users

        7
        18 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
      • ThinVNC

        ThinVNC v3.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Remotely control a computer via your web browser

        8
        9 votes
        • PROS: Works with a web browser, Easy to set up and run , Lets you transfer files, Secure connections
        • CONS: Not many configuration options
      • GBridge

        1.0.0.1130

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Share, sync and backup files securely online

        10
        7 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
      • Remote Desktop Control

        1.8.0.81

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Displays a screen of another computer on your screen

        7
        2 votes
        • Multiplicity

          1.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

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

          9
          14 votes
          • WallCooler

            2.1.300

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Access and control your home PC from another computer

            5
            10 votes
            • ThinVNC Access Point

              ThinVNC Access Point v2.0

              License
              try Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Remotely access any computer on a local area network

              9
              7 votes
              • PROS: Works with a web browser, Secure connections
              • CONS: Very confusing configuration
            • LogMeIn Ignition

              3.4.2523

              License
              try Download
              Platform
              iPhone

              Control your computer from your iPhone

              6
              65 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
            • MobiController

              1.2.2.5

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Log into your computer from you mobile device and select from a list of tools to use.

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              No votes yet
              • VNCViewer SDK for .NET with repeater support

                1

                License
                try Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Remote control a computer from a Windows Mobile device

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                No votes yet
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