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 VNC Connect. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Apache Guacamole and 19 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Apache Guacamole are TigerVNC (Free, Open Source), MeshCentral (Free, Open Source), Apple Screen Sharing (Free) and MSP360 Remote Desktop (Free).

    This page was last updated Jun 7, 2021

    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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      TeamViewer vs Apache Guacamole opinions
      This alternative is disputed. TeamViewer is still a legitimate alternative to Apache Guacamole, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Peer to Peer, requires both users to have team viewer
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

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    2. 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 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.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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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).
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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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. Screen Sharing is a VNC client by Apple Inc. included as part of Mac OS X v10.5. It allows remote observance or control of any Macintosh machine on the local network that has Screen Sharing activated. It may also be used over the Internet via iChat.
      Apple Screen Sharing vs Apache Guacamole opinions
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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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    6. 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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    7. Screens is a VNC client for the iPhone, iPad, and Mac OS X that allows you to remotely connect to your computer.
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    8. The best open source remote desktop software. It is an alternative of TeamViewer and AnyDesk, but open source. You have full control of your data, no concern of security. You can use my rendezvous/relay server, or set up your own, or write your own rendezvous/relay server.
    9. Chicken of the VNC is a VNC client for Mac OS X. A VNC client allows one to display and interact with a remote computer screen. In other words, you can use Chicken of the VNC to interact with a remote computer as though it's right next to you.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be abandoned. Last version, 2.2, released in November 2011, can be still downloaded from SourceForge

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