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Remote control (72 programs)

  1. AnyDesk

    7.1.6
    • 4.4
    • (13759 votes)

    Log in to your device remotely!

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Simple and clean interface, Fast connection speed, Solid server technology, Uses a specialized video codec
    CONS: Minimal configuration options
  2. UltraViewer

    6.5
    • 4.3
    • (447 votes)

    Free remote control software

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Lightweight, Supervised remote access, Easy Installation, Convenient toggle chat
    CONS: Uses cookies, Incompatible with any other OS
  3. TeamViewer

    15.35.5
    • 4
    • (10461 votes)

    Free screen sharing software

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Cross platform, Remote printing, File sharing capability, Optimizes productivity, Available in multiple languages
    CONS: Slightly risky
  4. XShell

    7.0.0113
    • 4.3
    • (2231 votes)

    An easy-to-use terminal emulator!

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Open-source platform, Supports multiple languages, Simple and clean interface, No payments required
    CONS: Not beginner friendly, Needs 50 MB free hard drive
  5. Ammyy Admin

    3.9
    • 3.5
    • (2575 votes)

    A simple yet powerful free remote access software

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Does not require installation, Free to use, Supports chat and file exchange, Ensures security with hybrid encryption
    CONS: Available for only Windows
  6. Chrome Remote Desktop

    1.5
    • 3.7
    • (471 votes)

    Free tool to manage remotely

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Freeware, Cross-platform, File transference, Easy-to-move cursor, User-friendly user interface
    CONS: Not available on Linux
  7. Xming

    7.7.0.10
    • 3.9
    • (150 votes)

    A free display server for your Windows PC

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Can be converted to a portable version, Works well with Windows PCs, Comes with a great free X server, Features MinGW compiler suite
    CONS: Needs a payment for commercial usage
  8. RdClient

    2.6
    • 3.6
    • (144 votes)

    Connect To Another Computer Remotely

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    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
  9. Remote Desktop for Windows 10

    • 3.6
    • (124 votes)

    Free Remote PC to PC connection software

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Easy to set up, Access your home PC from anywhere, Get remote IT support
    CONS: It doesn't make coffee
  10. LogMeIn

    4.1.14786
    • 3.8
    • (193 votes)

    Access and control your PC from anywhere

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    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
  11. Alpemix

    2.6
    • 4.1
    • (161 votes)

    Fast and Easy Remote Support and Presentation

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Useful for multiple purposes, Free and no membership needed
    CONS: Not the only remote desktop tool in town, Could be buggy, at times
  12. Universal Termsrv.dll Patch

    1.0b
    • 3.9
    • (83 votes)

    Universal TCP/IP patch for personal and professional use

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: This software can help to increase overall Internet connection speeds., A good tool for older operating systems.
    CONS: Has little relevance for newer computers with wireless connections., This program is extremely technical in nature.
  13. ShowMyPC

    3606
    • 3.3
    • (553 votes)

    Remote PC and screen-sharing app

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Screen sharing tools support online meetings, Easy to set up, Encrypted connection
    CONS: Outdated interface, No file transfer tools, Lacks voice over IP, Slow connection
  14. LogMeIn Rescue

    • 3.3
    • (65 votes)

    Remotely help friends and colleagues with their computer and phone problems

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    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
  15. AeroAdmin

    4.7
    • 3.5
    • (48 votes)

    Free remote desktop client

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Easy to set up a remote connection, Support file transfer, Support clipboard synchronization, Remote logoff and reboot function
    CONS: Connection drops frequently, File transfer is not particularly user-friendly, Paid version comes with limited features, Random computer ID generation poses security risk
  16. TeamViewer Portable

    15.33.7
    • 3.9
    • (810 votes)

    Simple, fast and secure desktop sharing

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: No installation required, Record sessions, Transfer files and chat
    CONS: Complicated for beginners to learn
  17. GoToMyPC

    10.2.0
    • 3.2
    • (140 votes)

    Instant and efficient remote access

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Instant remote access o your files, Multi-monitor support, Transfer and print document files, Maximum protection to secure your files’ privacy and confidentiality
    CONS: Remote access from home will take a lot of your internet data, Slows down other device connections
  18. RealVNC Free Edition

    6.11.0
    • 3.4
    • (68 votes)

    Feature-Rich Remote Access Software for Businesses

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: The home-based version is free of charge and can be downloaded immediately, Robust encryption software ensures more reliable security solutions
    CONS: The professional package only supports a single computer, All billing cycles are subject to a yearly (as opposed to a monthly) contract
  19. ThinVNC

    ThinVNC v3.0
    • 4.5
    • (49 votes)

    Remotely control a computer via your web browser

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Works with a web browser, Easy to set up and run , Lets you transfer files, Secure connections
    CONS: Not many configuration options
  20. Remote Desktop Control

    1.8.0.81
    • 3.7
    • (44 votes)

    Displays a screen of another computer on your screen

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows

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