Open Source Apache Guacamole Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Apache Guacamole is UltraVNC, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Apache Guacamole and 15 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Apache Guacamole are TightVNC (Free, Open Source), TigerVNC (Free, Open Source), MeshCentral (Free, Open Source) and Remotely (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 7, 2021

    1. 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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      UltraVNC is a desktop VNC app. Guacamole's entire reason for existing is that it is within the browser.
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    2. TightVNC is a free remote control software package. 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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      This is a desktop VNC app. Guacamole's entire reason for existing is that it is within the browser.
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    3. TigerVNC is an advanced VNC implementation. It is based on the fourth generation of VNC. TigerVNC also includes features from the TightVNC and TurboVNC projects. This includes accelerated JPEG compression. TigerVNC supports the latest X.Org X server.
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      Guacamole can do VNC, RDP and SSH without any need to install software on the client side (beside a modern HTML5 enabled browser).
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      this is a desktop VNC app. Guacamole's entire reason for existing is that it is within the browser.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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    4. This is a full computer management web site. With MeshCentral, you can run your own web server to remotely manage and control computers on a local network or anywhere on the internet.
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    5. Remotely is a free and open-source remote desktop, remote scripting, and rich auto-complete to maximize your IT support efficiency. Remote Desktop
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Raspberry Pi
      • Docker
      For developers, screen sharing shouldn’t be optimized for low bandwidth or presenting some slides. It should be high definition, that you still can read the tiny font of your colleague. No more, “wait a minute, the stream isn’t updating”.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      xrdp provides a graphical login to remote machines using RDP (Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol). xrdp accepts connections from variety of RDP clients: FreeRDP, rdesktop, NeutrinoRDP and Microsoft Remote Desktop Client (for Windows, macOS, iOS and Android).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      A VNC/SSH Client for the GNOME Desktop - You can connect to several machines at the same time with tabs - You can keep track of your most used connections with favorites - You can keep track of your recently used connections through GtkRecent - You can browse your...
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    6. Aspia is a free and open source application for remote computer management.
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    7. TurboVNC is a derivative of VNC (Virtual Network Computing) that is tuned to provide peak performance for 3D and video workloads. TurboVNC was originally a fork of TightVNC 1.3.x, and on the surface, the X server and Windows viewer still behave similarly to their parents.
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