Download Remote File - Best Software & Apps

  • BitTorrent

    7.10.3-build-44633

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    The official BitTorrent client

    7
    7972 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
  • TeamViewer 8

    Beta 8.0.15959.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The most recent beta test of TeamViewer

    7
    379 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
  • File Manager

    3.5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows

    A free file manager for the modern world

    8
    55 votes
    • PROS: Familiar and easy to use, Works with cloud storage, Network sharing, Preview and stream remote files
    • CONS: Some bugs
  • QQ Messenger

    International 1.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete IM client with cute design and great features

    7
    805 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

    3.36.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    Secure and fast FTP transfers

    6
    187 votes
    • PROS: Fast and Efficient, Handles large transfers, Secure transfers
    • CONS: Can't schedule transfers, Poor interface
  • Torrent remote

    2.0.0.3

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    PC application to aid in the dowloading of uTorrent files

    7
    81 votes
    • PROS: A smaller file size can be beneficial for those with limited memory., The ability to work with uTorrent and BitTorrent.
    • CONS: It is currently only available in English., There is no version designed for mobile devices such as smartphones.
  • LogMeIn

    Pro 2 4.1.4132

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Access and control your PC from anywhere

    8
    157 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
  • QQ for Mac

    International 1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Complete IM client with cute design and great features

    6
    62 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
  • UltraVNC

    1.2.1.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    VNC Client/Server (remote desktop)

    7
    219 votes
    • PROS: Very fast and lightweight, Allows file transfers and text chats
    • CONS: Can be tricky to configure for first time screen sharers
  • 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
  • Smart Remote Series 60

    1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Symbian

    Real time remote control of your mobile from a Desktop PC

    6
    10 votes
    • Remote Buddy

      1.22

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Control everything on your Mac

      8
      15 votes
      • PROS: Works with loads of phones including iPhone, Fully customizable, Create behaviors, Integrated file browser, Every app has its own menu
      • CONS: Need to navigate back to root of menus
    • GetByMail

      2.0.1.18

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A unique alternative to traditional Remote Access, File Sharing and E-mail

      8
      15 votes
      • iGet

        2.7

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Mac file transfer tool

        10
        3 votes
        • Instant Housecall

          Free Edition

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          View and control remote computers securely

          9
          26 votes
          • PROS: Perfect for the occasional support request from friends, Very easy to use, Embedded chat tool, Supports file transfer
          • CONS: Too simple for professional support
        • z2 Remote2PC

          1.4.2

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Pocket PC

          Remote control of your Windows desktop with support for file transfers.

          5
          7 votes
          • RBrowser

            4.6.4.7

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Easy-to-use FTP-SFTP remote file management

            7
            1 vote
            Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
            #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
            11.2.1.72197.5Windows
            27.10.3-build-4463379727.3Windows,Android
            3International 1.68057Windows
            4Beta 8.0.15959.03797Windows
            53.36.01876.4Mac,Windows
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