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Parsec Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to Parsec for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is TeamViewer. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Moonlight or RustDesk. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Parsec and 16 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Parsec are AnyDesk, Remotely, Shadow and Rainway Gaming.

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

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • 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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  2. AnyDesk offers a fast, intuitive and security-focused way to connect to remote computers.

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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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    Moonlight vs Parsec opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Moonlight is a great alternative to Parsec.

    no multiplayer, which is the entire point of parsec

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    Low latency remote gaming

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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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    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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    Rainway Gaming

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet

    Rainway is a video game streaming service. Over internet connection, Rainway users can run games on their PC and play them on other devices.

    Rainway's interface - Games List
    Some users think Rainway Gaming is a great alternative to Parsec, some don't.
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    Xbox Cloud Gaming

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Xbox

    Xbox Cloud Gaming is our technology that allows you to play over 100 console games on the devices you already have with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and a compatible controller.

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    Amazon Luna

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Fire TV

    Amazon Luna is a cloud gaming platform developed and operated by Amazon. Cloud gaming enables you to play games without the need to purchase a console or gaming PC. Games live in the cloud, no lengthy downloads, installs, or updates required.

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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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