Free VNC Connect Alternatives

    The best free alternative to VNC Connect is AnyDesk. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Chrome Remote Desktop or UltraVNC. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to VNC Connect and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to VNC Connect are DWService (Free, Open Source), TightVNC (Free, Open Source), NoMachine (Freemium) and TigerVNC (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 19, 2021

    1. AnyDesk offers a fast, intuitive and security-focused way to connect to remote computers.
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      Lacks NAT-to-NAT connections that VNC Connect (RealVNC) provides. If both sides are behind NAT, it will not perform NAT traversal.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

    2. Chrome Remote Desktop allows users to remotely access another computer through Chrome browser or a Chromebook.
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      Most users think Chrome Remote Desktop is a great alternative to VNC Connect.

    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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      Almost everyone thinks UltraVNC is a great alternative to VNC Connect.
      I've used it for around 10 years now and haven't found anything more powerful or useful. I'm always keeping my eyes opened for new things, but so far this has worked for me extremely well.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

    4. DWService is an open source project which offers a service that allows access to remote systems (Windows, Mac, Linux, Raspberry...) using a standard web browser - without any component required on the client side.
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      unlimited devices, no installation for viewer/client, free dispatcher
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

    5. 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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      Most users think TightVNC is a great alternative to VNC Connect.

    6. 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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    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.
      TigerVNC vs VNC Connect opinions
      Most users think TigerVNC is a great alternative to VNC Connect.
      Easy to configure, fast, local and secure.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

      nimowy It has all the features of tightvnc, a good license, it comes with windows 64 binaries, it appears to be an active project with security fixes, and it works well.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

    8. 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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    9. This is a full computer management web site. With MeshCentral, you can run your own web server to remotely manage and control computers on a local network or anywhere on the internet.
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    10. Remotely is a free and open-source remote desktop, remote scripting, and rich auto-complete to maximize your IT support efficiency. Remote Desktop
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