Download Remote Control - Best Software & Apps

  • TeamViewer

    12.0.83369

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Simple, fast and secure desktop sharing

    7
    1600 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Support for chat, voice and video, Record sessions, Transfer files
    • CONS: Free version has limitations, Your friends or relatives have to learn to use it on their end too!
  • TeamViewer 8

    Beta 8.0.15959.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The most recent beta test of TeamViewer

    6
    179 votes
    • PROS: Remote control file transfer, Shared use of groups, Integration with Outlook, Simplified remote printing, New management console
    • CONS: Less stable than normal, Variable image quality
  • 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
  • HMA! Pro VPN

    3.2.19.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Become Anonymous As You Surf the internet

    9
    2 votes
    • PROS: A very popular and ergo very trusted service, Works on a wide variety of operating systems
    • CONS: Some companies are hyperaware of HMA and block its servers by default
  • Android TV Remote Control

    1.1.0.1943337

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Control your TV from your smartphone or tablet

    9
    4 votes
    • PROS: Free to download, Simple navigation options,
    • CONS: Frequent network disconnection, Limited functionality
  • ShowMyPC

    3055

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free, open-source PC sharing

    7
    437 votes
    • PROS: Free and open-source, Very easy to use, Chat function, Share application feature
    • CONS: Very basic interface, Security concerns?
  • TeamViewer

    for Mac 9.0.25843

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Simple, fast and secure desktop sharing

    7
    54 votes
    • PROS: Record sessions, Easy to connect, Transfer files and chat
    • CONS: Complicated for beginners to learn
  • TeamViewer Touch for Windows 10

    10.0.52946.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Control devices remotely with TeamViewer Touch for Windows 8

    6
    38 votes
    • PROS: Simple interface, Easy remote access procedures, Multiple connection options
    • CONS: TeamViewer servers increase connection lag
  • Xming

    6.9.0.31

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Run This Display Server For Free On Windows

    7
    9 votes
    • PROS: It is easy to make it portable, Fantastic free X server, Has MinGW compiler suite,
    • CONS: Non-programmers and/or non-IT scholars will have no idea what this is, Not as configurable as Cygwin/X, Have to pay if you wish to use it commercially,
  • TeamViewer

    Portátil para pendrives U3 4.0.5769

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Remote access and desktop sharing

    6
    70 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Support for chat, voice and video, Record sessions, Transfer files
    • CONS: Free version has limitations, Your friends and relatives have to learn to use it on their end too!
  • BPM Studio

    Pro 4.9.94

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Convert your PC in to a recording studio for MP3 mixes

    7
    548 votes
    • PROS: Add 6 different cue points, Move easily between 3 views, Auto BPM matching, 3 types of cross fading techniques, Drag and drop tracks from library window, Quick access to sample player and editor, Wave editing
    • CONS: Line dragging cross fade is not very precise, No measure numbers in equalizer, Only 30 sounds included in library, Only 5 equalizer presets, Strict file search
  • Remote Desktop for Windows 10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Remote PC to PC connection software

    6
    13 votes
    • PROS: Easy to set up, Access your home PC from anywhere, Get remote IT support,
    • CONS: It doesn't make coffee,
  • TeamViewer Portable

    8.0.16447

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Simple, fast and secure desktop sharing

    7
    87 votes
    • PROS: No installation required, Record sessions, Transfer files and chat
    • CONS: Complicated for beginners to learn
  • uTorrent Remote

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows Phone
    Android
    Web Apps

    Control your uTorrent downloads wherever you are

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Access your torrents any time, Very easy to use, Add new torrents or stop them
    • CONS: Requires registration, Can be buggy
  • 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
  • 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,
  • LG TV Plus

    3.3.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Turn your smartphone into a remote Control

    8
    1 vote
    • PROS: Navigate your TV with a touch screen controller, View your Phone's media on your television
    • CONS: Works specifically with LG TV
  • AirDroid

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Wirelessly control your Android device from the browser

    7
    50 votes
    • PROS: Very stable connection, Beautiful interface, Easy to setup
    • CONS: Phone idling may kill the connection
  • LogMeIn

    Pro 2 4.1.4132

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Access and control your PC from anywhere

    8
    5 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use: works in a web browser, Allows to transfer data between computers, Quick response from remote PC, Interesting features: video recording, chat, detailed data about remote PC,
    • CONS: Java client looks clunky
  • Bluetooth Remote Control

    3.02

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Windows Mobile
    Mac

    A free Software utilities program for Windows

    7
    7 votes
    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
    #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
    1Pro 4.9.945486.8Windows
    28.0.16447876.7Windows
    330554376.6Windows
    412.0.8336916006.6Windows, iPhone, Windows Phone
    5Beta 8.0.15959.01796Windows