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Apache Guacamole Alternatives for Mac

Apache Guacamole is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is TeamViewer. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try NoMachine or RustDesk. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Apache Guacamole and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Apache Guacamole are TightVNC, VNC Connect, MeshCentral and TigerVNC.

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    TeamViewer

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    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
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    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    • Raspberry Pi

    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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    This alternative is disputed. TeamViewer is still a legitimate alternative to Apache Guacamole, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

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  2. 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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    This is a desktop VNC app. Guacamole's entire reason for existing is that it is within the browser.

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  3. 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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  4. 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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    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.

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    VNC connect is a desktop VNC app. Guacamole's entire reason for existing is that it is within the browser.

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  6. 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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    TigerVNC

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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.

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    GoTo

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    GoTo gives you fast, easy remote access to your PC or Mac from your browser, desktop and mobile devices.

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  9. RPort is an all-in-one remote management suite. It manages Windows, Linux, desktops and servers, and any IoT device from one central console.

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  10. MSP360 Remote Desktop is a software for remote control and desktop sharing. The solution is designed to quickly and securely access and control a remote desktop or server computer over the Internet.

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