pcAnywhere Alternatives

    pcAnywhere is described as 'The Symantec pcAnywhere Host and Remote Standard License software enables one computer to remotely control and access another computer, establishing a one-to-one connection' and is a Remote Desktop App in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 50 alternatives to pcAnywhere for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and Android. The best alternative is TeamViewer. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try UltraVNC or TightVNC. Other great apps like pcAnywhere are AnyDesk (Free Personal), NoMachine (Freemium), VNC Connect (Freemium) and Zoho Assist (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Mar 17, 2020

    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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    2. AnyDesk offers a fast, intuitive and security-focused way to connect to remote computers.
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    3. UltraVNC is easy to use and free software that can display the screen of another computer (via the Internet or a local network) on your own screen. The program allows you to use your mouse and keyboard to control the other computer remotely.
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    4. TightVNC is a free remote control software package. 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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    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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      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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    6. Support customers on a remote computer easily through web-based, on-demand remote support sessions. Set up unattended remote access and manage remote PCs, laptops, mobile devices, and servers effortlessly.
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      LogMeIn gives you fast, easy remote access to your PC or Mac from your browser, desktop and mobile devices. Premium features like file transfer, file sharing and remote printing help you stay connected and productive wherever you go.
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    7. 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.
    8. Computer Remote Control/Access Support software. UltraViewer help you remote control your partner's computer to support them like you're next to their screen.
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