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Parsec Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to Parsec for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is TeamViewer. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Remmina or Moonlight. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Parsec and ten of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Parsec are AnyDesk, Rustdesk, Remotely and Shadow.

Parsec alternatives are mainly Remote Desktop Tools but may also be Cloud Computing Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Parsec.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Android
  • Android Tablet

Parsec lets you join and control a computer remotely in low latency, 60 FPS and HD, as if you were in front of that computer.

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

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  3. 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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    Moonlight

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Moonlight allows you to stream your collection of games from your GameStream-compatible PC to any supported device and play them remotely. Moonlight is perfect for gameplay on the go without sacrificing the graphics quality of your gaming computer.

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    Almost everyone thinks Moonlight is a great alternative to Parsec.

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    Rustdesk

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

    The remote desktop software that is similar to TeamViewer and AnyDesk. Clients are open source, though server is not.

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    Remotely

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Remotely is a free and open-source remote desktop, remote scripting, and rich auto-complete to maximize your IT support efficiency.

    List of remote hosts that can be controlled (unattended or attended).
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    Shadow

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple TV

    Thanks to the Shadow apps, any under-powered PC, old Mac or smartphone becomes a high-end Windows 10 machine. Start a game in front of the television and finish it on the go. Work with 3D rendering software on a tablet. Give the best you have to give. Anytime.

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    Most users think Shadow is a great alternative to Parsec.
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    FreeRDP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • iPad

    FreeRDP is a free implementation of the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), released under the Apache license. Enjoy the freedom of using your software wherever you want, the way you want it, in a world where interoperability can finally liberate your computing experience.

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    Remote.it

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    remote.it is a platform that brings the world of disconnected networks to your browser, desktop and mobile devices. Securely access devices connected to any network like they were on your own local network.

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    Snoost Cloud Gaming

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS

    Cloud gaming service which enables users to play games on high graphics, even on low-end PCs, as the video games will be streamed from a remote cloud gaming server to the user's local device over the internet.

    Discontinued

    Alpha ended 5 months ago, not usable anymore

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