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Distant Desktop Alternatives

Distant Desktop is described as 'The free remote desktop software for business and personal use. With Distant Desktop you can access and manage computers from anywhere in the world. No installation or registration required' and is a Remote Desktop tool in the network & admin category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Distant Desktop for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is TeamViewer. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Chrome Remote Desktop or Remmina. Other great apps like Distant Desktop are AnyDesk, DWService, TightVNC and UltraVNC.

Distant Desktop alternatives are mainly Remote Desktop Tools but may also be Web Conferencing Tools or Video Calling Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Distant Desktop.
This page was last updated Jun 14, 2022
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

The free remote desktop software for business and personal use. With Distant Desktop you can access and manage computers...

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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.

  2. AnyDesk offers a fast, intuitive and security-focused way to connect to remote computers.



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

  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.

  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.



  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. VNC Connect

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • Raspberry Pi

    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.

  10. Zoho Assist

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Raspberry Pi

    Support customers on a remote computer easily through web-based, on-demand remote support sessions. Set up unattended remote access and manage remote PCs, laptops, mobile devices, and servers effortlessly.

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