rdesktop Alternatives for Mac

    rdesktop is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is AnyDesk. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Chrome Remote Desktop or VNC Connect. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to rdesktop and 18 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to rdesktop are Zoho Assist (Freemium), LogMeIn (Paid), Dayon! (Free, Open Source) and FreeRDP (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 13, 2021

    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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      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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    3. 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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    4. Dayon! is a user friendly, open-source, cross-platform solution, that allows controlling of remote computers. It can be used as free alternative to various commercial remote desktop and remote assistance products.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      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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    5. ISL Light is a web-based remote desktop solution that lets you access and control any Windows, Mac or Linux computer in seconds from any computer or mobile device or to provide ad hoc technical support to mobile device users.
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    6. imPcRemote is a remote support tool that enables instant, secure, and trouble-free connections between remote computers over the web.
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    7. RemoteToPC is a Remote computer access software subscription that allows anyone secure and fast unattended remote desktop access to any PC or Mac computer from any other device.
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