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Free Apple Remote Desktop Alternatives

The best free alternative to Apple Remote Desktop is TeamViewer. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Chrome Remote Desktop or Remmina. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Apple Remote Desktop and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Apple Remote Desktop are AnyDesk, DWService, mRemoteNG and TightVNC.

Apple Remote Desktop alternatives are mainly Remote Desktop Tools but may also be Web Conferencing Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Apple Remote Desktop.
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  1. 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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  2. AnyDesk offers a fast, intuitive and security-focused way to connect to remote computers.

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  3. Chrome Remote Desktop allows users to remotely access another computer through Chrome browser or a Chromebook.

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. mRemoteNG is a fork of mRemote , an open source, tabbed, multi-protocol, remote connections manager.

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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.

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    VNC Connect

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    VNC is remote access and control software which allows you to view and fully interact with one computer desktop (the "VNC Connect") using a simple program (the "VNC viewer") on another computer desktop or mobile device anywhere on the Internet.

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