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  1. TeamViewer icon
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    143 alternatives to TeamViewer 

    TeamViewer lets you establish a connection to any PC or server within just a few seconds. You can remote control the PC of your partner as if you were sitting right in front of it.

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    1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsTeamViewer supports the use of multiple displays.
    2.  Unattended AccessTeamViewer can access a computer even when no one’s being physically present at the remote end.
    3.  Screen SharingYou can use TeamViewer to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    4.  Desktop SharingTeamViewer enables you to share your screen with other people in the same office or working remotely.
    5.  PortableTeamViewer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    6.  Wi-Fi SharingTeamViewer can help you quickly share your Wi-Fi with your friends and colleagues.
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  2. scrcpy icon
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    This application provides display and control of Android devices connected on USB and WiFi. It does not require any root access. It works on GNU/Linux, Windows and MacOS.

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    1.  Lightweightscrcpy consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Command line interfacescrcpy either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    3.  Screen SharingYou can use scrcpy to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    4.  Ad-freescrcpy doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    5.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in scrcpy without registration.
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  3. AnyDesk icon
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    130 alternatives to AnyDesk 

    AnyDesk offers a fast, intuitive and security-focused way to connect to remote computers. With a bevy of features and lightweight design that works across multiple desktop and mobile platforms, it's powerful enough for enterprises but easy enough for personal and home office...

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    1.  Unattended AccessAnyDesk can access a computer even when no one’s being physically present at the remote end.
    2.  LightweightAnyDesk consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Screen SharingYou can use AnyDesk to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    4.  Support for AliasesAnyDesk supports aliases, so you can receive email without exposing your main email address
    5.  PortableAnyDesk can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    6.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in AnyDesk simultaneously.
    7.  Two-factor AuthenticationAnyDesk supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    8.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in AnyDesk without registration.
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  4. RustDesk icon
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    111 alternatives to RustDesk 

    The open source alternative to TeamViewer and AnyDesk. Display and control your PC and Android devices from anywhere at anytime. Works out of the box, no configuration required. You have full control of your data, with no concerns about security.

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    1.  Unattended AccessRustDesk can access a computer even when no one’s being physically present at the remote end.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in RustDesk without registration.
    3.  End-to-End EncryptionRustDesk has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    4.  LightweightRustDesk consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    5.  Screen SharingYou can use RustDesk to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    6.  Desktop SharingRustDesk enables you to share your screen with other people in the same office or working remotely.
    7.  Ad-freeRustDesk doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    8.  PortableRustDesk can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  5. Remmina is a remote desktop client written in GTK+. Remmina primarily targets system administrators and travelers that need to work with computers remotely in front of either large monitors or tiny netbooks.

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  6. Chrome Remote Desktop icon
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    • Chrome OS
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    • Google Chrome
    92 alternatives to Chrome Remote Desktop 

    Chrome Remote Desktop allows users to remotely access another computer through Chrome browser or a Chromebook. Computers can be made available on an short-term basis for scenarios such as ad hoc remote support, or on a more long-term basis for remote access to your applications...

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  7. DWService icon
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    107 alternatives to DWService 

    DWService is an half (only the client/agent) open source project which offers a service that allows access to remote systems (Windows, Mac, Linux, Raspberry...) using a standard web browser - without any component required on the client side.

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    1.  Ad-freeDWService doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Unattended AccessDWService can access a computer even when no one’s being physically present at the remote end.
    3.  Two-factor AuthenticationDWService supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    4.  LightweightDWService consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    It allows you to fully control the remote system by displaying its screen and allowing cursor control and keyboard input
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  8. mRemoteNG is a fork of mRemote , an open source, tabbed, multi-protocol, remote connections manager.

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  9. Parsec icon
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    Parsec lets you join and control a computer remotely in low latency, 60 FPS and HD, as if you were in front of that computer.

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    1.  MultiplayerParsec offers a game mode for more than one player.
    2.  LightweightParsec consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Support for Multiple MonitorsParsec supports the use of multiple displays.
    4.  Unattended AccessParsec can access a computer even when no one’s being physically present at the remote end.
    5.  Ad-freeParsec doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    6.  Desktop SharingParsec enables you to share your screen with other people in the same office or working remotely.
    7.  End-to-End EncryptionParsec has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    8.  PortableParsec can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    9.  Two-factor AuthenticationParsec supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
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  10. TightVNC icon

    TightVNC is a free remote desktop application. With TightVNC, you can see the desktop of a remote machine and control it with your local mouse and keyboard, just like you would do it sitting in the front of that computer.

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    1.  LightweightTightVNC consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in TightVNC without registration.
    3.  PortableTightVNC can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Two-factor AuthenticationTightVNC supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
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  11. UltraVNC is easy to use and free software that can display the screen of another computer (via the Internet or a local network) on your own screen. The program allows you to use your mouse and keyboard to control the other computer remotely.

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    1.  LightweightUltraVNC consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableUltraVNC can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  12. AirDroid is an intelligent device management platform for remote control, files transfer, managing documents, receiving and sending text, receiving notifications, and even screen mirroring on the computer.

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    1.  Screen SharingYou can use AirDroid to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    2.  AirPlay SupportAirDroid can stream or share content to your Mac, Apple TV, or compatible smart TV.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    4.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within AirDroid using IFTTT.
    5.  Unattended AccessAirDroid can access a computer even when no one’s being physically present at the remote end.
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  13. NoMachine icon
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    118 alternatives to NoMachine 

    NoMachine NX is an enterprise-class solution for secure remote access, desktop virtualization, and hosted desktop deployment built around the self-designed and self-developed NX suite of components. Thanks to its outstanding compression, session resilience and resource...

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    1.  Ad-freeNoMachine doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Desktop SharingNoMachine enables you to share your screen with other people in the same office or working remotely.
    3.  Controller SupportNoMachine supports the use of a controller (XBOX, PlayStation, etc.).
    4.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in NoMachine without registration.
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  14. X2Go icon
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    41 alternatives to X2Go 

    X2Go is an open source remote desktop software for Linux that uses the NX technology protocol.

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  15. spacedesk icon
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    13 alternatives to spacedesk 

    The multi-monitor display extension app, spacedesk lets you use other devices and computers on your LAN (Local Area Network) as monitors for your Windows desktop. At least 2 machines are needed to operate spacedesk.

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    1.  Support for Multiple Monitorsspacedesk supports the use of multiple displays.
    2.  Desktop Sharingspacedesk enables you to share your screen with other people in the same office or working remotely.
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