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Remote control (39 programs)

  1. AnyDesk

    6.6.0
    • 4
    • (312 votes)

    Safe, free remote desktop software

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Fast, Reliable, Good quality streaming, User-friendly and simple interface, Supports almost all uses, Works across devices and platforms, Free for personal use, Upgrades available
    CONS: Minimal configuration options, Can be a security risk if not used correctly, Can perform poorly at low internet speeds, CPU usage on older devices can be high, Paid-for upgrades
  2. Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection

    10.7.6
    • 3.7
    • (265 votes)

    Access Windows remote PCs in Mac device

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Remotely access your PC wherever you are, Set up with ease, A simple organization of your connections and user account, A highly-secured connection
    CONS: Unstable at times, Freezes during sharing session oft-times, Lacks certain features that Windows version contains
  3. TeamViewer

    15.34.4
    • 4.1
    • (818 votes)

    A powerful remote access application

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Available for free to non-commercial users, Supports unlimited number of cross-platform devices, Comes with in-built video conferencing tools, Powerful features and high-end security
    CONS: Commercial users have to pay for the tool, The software can detect commercial activity
  4. AirDroid Desktop

    3.7.0.0
    • 2.9
    • (35 votes)

    Manage Android Devices with Mac

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Provides a Remote Vision of Your Phone Screen, Allows You to Control Your Phone Using Your Desktop, Integrates Most of Your Android Applications and Functions, Offers Cable-Less File Transfer
    CONS: Constant Disconnection Windows, Sometimes Unable to Find Your Android Device, Not All Feature Is Available on the Desktop Client, Sometimes Freezes or Crashes
  5. LogMeIn

    10-5-2022
    • 2.6
    • (19 votes)

    Remote access software for desktop

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Easy setup, Cross-platform, Split-view file manager, Wake on LAN
    CONS: Resource-intensive, No video conferencing feature
  6. Chrome Remote Desktop

    1.9.1271.42
    • 3.1
    • (17 votes)

    Manage your remote machines or provide tech support

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    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
  7. Chicken of the VNC

    2.0
    • 2.7
    • (25 votes)

    Access another Mac remotely with this VNC client

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  8. Synergy

    4.5.2
    • 3.1
    • (6 votes)

    Control iTunes from your menu bar

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Allows easy access to iTunes via the Menu Bar, Floating Window displays album cover, Lightweight and easy to use
    CONS: Main benefit is only saving Dock space, Major updates require re-purchasing Synergy
  9. Monect PC Remote

    7.7
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  10. Teleport

    1.1.1
    • 2.8
    • (24 votes)

    Control several Macs with one keyboard and mouse

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Allows you to drag and drop files between Macs, Automatically transfers to other Mac when cursor reaches edge of screen, Very easy to setup
    CONS: May be a brief delay in transferring
  11. iGet

    2.7
    • 4.8
    • (3 votes)

    Mac file transfer tool

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  12. Simplify Media

    2.5.0.1810
    • 4.3
    • (2 votes)

    Share your music anytime, anywhere

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Allows sharing of music anywhere, Works across platforms and devices
    CONS: Doesn't work with all media players, Streaming can be slow sometimes
  13. Barquee

    1.2
    • 1.8
    • (3 votes)

    Music control at your fingertips and in your menu bar

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  14. FastTunes

    1.2.3
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Minimalist remote control for your iTunes

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  15. SizzlingKeys

    3.3.4
    • 4.3
    • (13 votes)

    Use global hot keys to control iTunes

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  16. Desktop Transporter

    2.6
    • 4.5
    • (1 vote)

    Access or share your desktop remotely

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  17. Bowtie

    1.4
    • 3.4
    • (4 votes)

    Control iTunes externally and scrobble to Last.fm

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Allows external control of iTunes, Includes an iTunes miniplayer, Allows you to search iTunes, Scrobbles music to Last.fm
    CONS: Limited support for Last.fm, Requires HTML/CSS knowledge to create themes, Limited number of default themes
  18. Timbuktu Pro

    8.5
    • 3.5
    • (2 votes)

    The standard for remote control on the Mac OS

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  19. JollysFastVNC

    1.38
    • 5
    • (3 votes)

    Ultra fast VNC client

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Fast and lightweight, Secure SSH tunneling, SSL, SOCKS support inbuilt
    CONS: Tricky to configure and understand for beginners, Relatively expensive for what is only a VNC client
  20. KavaTunes

    4.0
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Create websites that browse iTunes anywhere

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Elegant way to access your music anywhere, Easy to setup and use, Populates missing album art
    CONS: Can take a long time to upload music, Can be unstable

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