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rdesktop is described as 'open source client for Windows Terminal Services, capable of natively speaking Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) in order to present the users Windows desktop' and is a Remote Desktop tool in the network & admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to rdesktop for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is AnyDesk. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Chrome Remote Desktop or Remmina. Other great apps like rdesktop are mRemoteNG, TightVNC, UltraVNC and VNC Connect.

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rdesktop is an open source client for Windows Terminal Services, capable of natively speaking Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)...

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

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  2. Chrome Remote Desktop allows users to remotely access another computer through Chrome browser or a Chromebook.

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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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  4. mRemoteNG is a fork of mRemote , an open source, tabbed, multi-protocol, remote connections manager.

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  5. TightVNC is a free remote desktop application. 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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  6. 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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    VNC Connect

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    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • Raspberry Pi

    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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    Zoho Assist

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Raspberry Pi

    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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    GoTo

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    GoTo gives you fast, easy remote access to your PC or Mac from your browser, desktop and mobile devices.

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    Dayon!

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Snap!

    Dayon! is a user friendly, open-source, cross-platform solution, that allows controlling of remote computers.

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