Download Screen Sharing - Best Software & Apps

  • AnyDesk

    AnyDesk5.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone

    Log Back In and Work or Play Wherever You Are.

    8
    666 votes
    • PROS: extremely fast, Dead-simple interface, Supports almost all uses
    • CONS: Minimal configuration options
  • Skype

    Skype8.46.0.60

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Skype, the telephone of the 21st century

    7
    29405 votes
    • PROS: Group videoconferencing, Talk-chat-type, Excellent audiovisual quality, Calls to mobile, Integration with Facebook
    • CONS: Requires a good connection, High consumption of resources, Some features are extra
  • Snagit

    Snagit2019.1.2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Innovative and Professional Communications Made Easy

    7
    1082 votes
    • PROS: Speedy screencaptures, Quick, clear, concise, Ability to create screencasts, Easy sharing, Set a professional tone to your communications
    • CONS: Sliding scale of costs for business use, Video editing requires further software
  • Skype for Windows 10

    Skype for Windows 1014.34.81.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Video chat, texting and instant messaging in one

    7
    1811 votes
    • PROS: Supports video chats, texting and instant messaging, High quality video chats, Automatically imports contacts from Microsoft accounts, Lots of emoticons, Free group video calls and screen sharing
    • CONS: Interface looks a bit sparse, Contacts may need editing after importing
  • Skype for Business

    Skype for BusinessPreview 6.1.32.129

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    One of the best communication apps for businesses

    7
    791 votes
    • PROS: Multi-platform support, Easy media file organization, Screen sharing support, Record call feature
    • CONS: Difficult to use with large groups, Notifications is unreliable, Conversation updates take a while, Prone to lagging
  • QQ Messenger

    QQ Messenger2.11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete IM client with cute design and great features

    7
    819 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!
  • ApowerMirror

    ApowerMirror1.4.5.3

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Mirror your screen from mobile to PC without jailbreaking it

    8
    75 votes
    • PROS: Beautiful interface, Easy installation, No root or jailbreak required, Has demo for users
    • CONS: No tooltips, USB mirroring is buggy, Laggy sometimes, Installing can get stuck
  • VNC

    VNC4.1.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Reliable Remote Desktop Software

    7
    359 votes
    • PROS: Stable Remote Access, Secure Screen Sharing, Allows File Transfer from Local Computer to Your Remote Device, Remote Printing
    • CONS: Does Not Allow Multiple Screen-Sharing, Figuring Out the App For New Users Can Be Hard, User Interface Is Somewhat Dated, File Transfer Can Be Slow
  • Apowersoft Screen Recorder

    Apowersoft Screen Recorder3.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Schedule screen recordings

    6
    1390 votes
    • PROS: Record entire screen or regions, Schedule recordings and shutdown times, Can capture computer or microphone audio
    • CONS: Links appear in the middle of menus and toolbars
  • ZOOM Cloud Meetings

    ZOOM Cloud Meetings4.3.46323.0127

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Free Efficient and intuitive Cloud Meeting Software for Smartphones

    8
    19 votes
    • PROS: The basic version of this cloud-based meeting software is free, The user has a host of different tools to select during a meeting
    • CONS: Free usage is limited to cloud meetings of 40 minutes or less, There may be buffering issues if it is used with an older OS
  • Alpemix

    Alpemix2.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Fast and Easy Remote Support and Presentation

    8
    27 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
  • TweetDeck

    TweetDeck3.7.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    Web Apps
    iPhone

    The best desktop Twitter app

    6
    786 votes
    • PROS: Organizes information, Nice interface, Automatically updated
    • CONS: Home feed can quickly get too busy
  • AeroAdmin

    AeroAdmin3.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    AeroAdmin: A Free Remote Desktop Client

    6
    30 votes
    • PROS: Supports clipboard synchronization, Supports file transfer, Remote logoff and reboot functions, Encrypted with AES / RSA
    • CONS: Can trigger anti-viruses, Remote printing not supported, Free subscription limits up-time, No options to chat
  • Microsoft Lync 2013

    Microsoft Lync 201315.0.4420.1017

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    One of the best web conferencing apps out there

    6
    153 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use interface, Tons of features, Excellent video and collaboration tools, Well thought out ecosystem
    • CONS: Chat feature could be more fleshed out, Only available with certain versions of Office
  • Slimjet Web Browser

    Slimjet Web Browser2.0.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Jet-fast browsing

    7
    57 votes
    • PROS: Clean, streamlined browser, Great ad blocking, Good privacy settings, no data sharing and anti-tracking, Built-in screen capture and screen recording feature
    • CONS: Advanced knowledge required for some customisation, Some popular customisation options are not possible, Lacks the level of support of more well known browsers
  • Synergy

    Synergy1.3.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Control many computers with the same keyboard and mouse

    8
    30 votes
    • PROS: Simple to transfer control from one screen to another, Only requires the network name of the other machine, Clipboard, screensaver and screen-lock sync
    • CONS: No guidance about enabling TCP/IP networking setup
  • XLS Editor

    XLS Editor1.12.0.12

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Improve your productivity with XLS Editor

    7
    5 votes
    • PROS: Handy built-in calculator function, Ideal for sharing editing and update functions, Superb for operating with touch screen devices, like tablets and smartphones
    • CONS: Little original functionality you can't find elsewhere, Takes up 2.34 MB of memory
  • QQ for Mac

    QQ for MacInternational 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
  • SnapCrab for Windows

    SnapCrab for Windows1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful tool for taking screenshots

    8
    14 votes
    • PROS: Free, Powerful features, Tons of customization, Easy sharing
    • CONS: Not as easy to use as Snagit, Doesn't include a way to edit within the app
  • Blizz

    Blizz12.0.16251.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Hold virtual meetings easily

    10
    1 vote
    • PROS: Two-factor authentication option, Work from a tablet or computer, Meetings can accommodate up to 300 users
    • CONS: Monthly fees for meetings of over five, Free version does not allow meetings to be recorded
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
#NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
1Skype8.46.0.60294057.2Windows,Android,Mac,iPhone
2Snagit2019.1.210827.2Windows,Mac
3Skype for Windows 1014.34.81.018117.2Windows
4QQ Messenger2.118197Windows
5Apowersoft Screen Recorder3.1.013906.2Windows,Android
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