mRemoteNG Alternatives

    mRemoteNG is described as 'fork of mRemote , an open source, tabbed, multi-protocol, remote connections manager' and is a well-known app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 50 alternatives to mRemoteNG for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is MobaXterm, which is free. Other great apps like mRemoteNG are Remmina (Free, Open Source), DWService (Free, Open Source), Royal TSX (Freemium) and NoMachine (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 26, 2021

    1. MobaXterm is an enhanced terminal app that brings the advanced features of a Unix-like command-line to Windows. It takes the power of Cygwin and wraps it in a sleek, visual interface that's super easy to use, lightweight and portable.
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      MobaXterm vs mRemoteNG opinions
      Almost everyone thinks MobaXterm is a great alternative to mRemoteNG.
      mRemote is multi protocol, mobaxterm only SSH
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

      similar features and also includes a nice xserver
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

      mremote has multi-tabs/protocol/RDP <---- MobaXterm is terminal based. mremote is not.
      Negative comment 6 months ago

      Mremote is multi tab multiconnection multiprotocal with RDP, this is not
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

    2. 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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      Remmina vs mRemoteNG opinions
      Most users think Remmina is a great alternative to mRemoteNG.
      Imo the best alternative to mRemoteNG so far is only Linux/BSD.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

      Remmina has always been my go to application for RDP on Linux and led me to find something better in Windows i.e. mRemoteNG.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago


    3. DWService is an 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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    4. Royal TS provides easy and secure access to your remote systems Unlock the power to remotely manage your systems on multiple platforms!
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      Royal TSX vs mRemoteNG opinions
      Most users think Royal TSX is a great alternative to mRemoteNG.
      Heavy with multiple bugs, limited ssh keys issue, software exist randomly (tested on windows 7, windows 10 , windows server 2008 and 2016
      Negative comment 12 months ago

    5. 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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    6. Remote Desktop Manager lets you centralize all your remote connections, passwords and credentials into a unique platform that can be securely shared between users. Drive security, speed and productivity through your organization while reducing risks for your IT department.
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      Almost everyone thinks Remote Desktop Manager is a great alternative to mRemoteNG.
    7. Tabby is an Electron-based terminal app that works across Windows, Mac and Linux while also supporting Windows shells including Powerfull and git-bash on Windows.
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      Tabby vs mRemoteNG opinions
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      It's not a remote connetions manager with multiprotocol.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

    8. 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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    9. PAC is a Perl/GTK Gnome replacement for SecureCRT/Putty/etc... It provides a GUI to configure SSH/Telnet connections: users, passwords, EXPECT regular expressions, macros, etc. Unique Linux application to impletement almost every SecureCRT's functionality.


      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version,, released in November 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      PAC Manager vs mRemoteNG opinions
      Most users think PAC Manager is a great alternative to mRemoteNG.
      Much like mRemoteNG, it integrates not just console connections like Telnet or SSH, but also VNC and RDP connections. It also let's you group and organize connections with folders.
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • mosh
      • OpenSSH
      • Dropbear SSH Server and Client
      The all in one terminal client for Android including SSH, Local Shell, Mosh and Telnet support.
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