Open Source VNC Connect Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to VNC Connect is UltraVNC, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to VNC Connect and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to VNC Connect are TightVNC (Free, Open Source), DWService (Free, Open Source), TigerVNC (Free, Open Source) and MeshCentral (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 7, 2021

    1. 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 about 3 years ago

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    2. 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.


    3. 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

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    4. 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.
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      Most users think TigerVNC is a great alternative to VNC Connect.
      Easy to configure, fast, local and secure.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      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

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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. Guacamole is a clientless remote desktop gateway. It supports standard protocols like VNC and RDP. We call it clientless because no plugins or client software are required.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      xrdp provides a graphical login to remote machines using RDP (Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol). xrdp accepts connections from variety of RDP clients: FreeRDP, rdesktop, NeutrinoRDP and Microsoft Remote Desktop Client (for Windows, macOS, iOS and Android).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      A VNC/SSH Client for the GNOME Desktop - You can connect to several machines at the same time with tabs - You can keep track of your most used connections with favorites - You can keep track of your recently used connections through GtkRecent - You can browse your...
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    8. Aspia is a free and open source application for remote computer management.
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