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VNC Connect Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to VNC Connect for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. 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 DWService. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to VNC Connect and loads of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to VNC Connect are RustDesk, NoMachine, TigerVNC and MeshCentral.

VNC Connect alternatives are mainly Remote Desktop Tools but may also be Web Conferencing Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of VNC Connect.
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  1. AnyDesk icon

    AnyDesk

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • BSD
    • Raspberry Pi
    134 alternatives to AnyDesk 

    AnyDesk offers a fast, intuitive and security-focused way to connect to remote computers. With a bevy of features and lightweight design that works across multiple desktop and mobile platforms, it's powerful enough for enterprises but easy enough for personal and home office...

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    1.  Unattended AccessAnyDesk can access a computer even when no one’s being physically present at the remote end.
    2.  LightweightAnyDesk consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Support for AliasesAnyDesk supports aliases, so you can receive email without exposing your main email address
    4.  PortableAnyDesk can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  Screen SharingYou can use AnyDesk to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    6.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in AnyDesk simultaneously.
    7.  Two-factor AuthenticationAnyDesk supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    8.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in AnyDesk without registration.
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    AnyDesk vs VNC Connect opinions
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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.

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  2. Chrome Remote Desktop icon

    Chrome Remote Desktop

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    92 alternatives to Chrome Remote Desktop 

    Chrome Remote Desktop allows users to remotely access another computer through Chrome browser or a Chromebook. Computers can be made available on an short-term basis for scenarios such as ad hoc remote support, or on a more long-term basis for remote access to your applications...

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    Chrome Remote Desktop vs VNC Connect opinions
    Most users think Chrome Remote Desktop is a great alternative to VNC Connect.


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    DWService

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Raspberry Pi
    107 alternatives to DWService 

    DWService is an half (only the client/agent) 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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    1.  Ad-freeDWService doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  LightweightDWService consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Two-factor AuthenticationDWService supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    It allows you to fully control the remote system by displaying its screen and allowing cursor control and keyboard input
    It allows you to fully access the file system of the remote system
    It allows you to monitor the status of the remote system
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    unlimited devices, no installation for viewer/client, free dispatcher

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    RustDesk

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    111 alternatives to RustDesk 

    The open source alternative to TeamViewer and AnyDesk. Display and control your PC and Android devices from anywhere at anytime. Works out of the box, no configuration required. You have full control of your data, with no concerns about security.

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    1.  Unattended AccessRustDesk can access a computer even when no one’s being physically present at the remote end.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in RustDesk without registration.
    3.  End-to-End EncryptionRustDesk has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    4.  Screen SharingYou can use RustDesk to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    5.  LightweightRustDesk consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    6.  Ad-freeRustDesk doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    7.  Desktop SharingRustDesk enables you to share your screen with other people in the same office or working remotely.
    8.  PortableRustDesk can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  5. NoMachine icon

    NoMachine

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Raspberry Pi
    118 alternatives to NoMachine 

    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. Thanks to its outstanding compression, session resilience and resource...

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    1.  Ad-freeNoMachine doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Desktop SharingNoMachine enables you to share your screen with other people in the same office or working remotely.
    3.  Controller SupportNoMachine supports the use of a controller (XBOX, PlayStation, etc.).
    4.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in NoMachine without registration.
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    TigerVNC

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    74 alternatives to TigerVNC 

    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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    TigerVNC vs VNC Connect opinions
    Most users think TigerVNC is a great alternative to VNC Connect.
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    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.

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    Guest

    Easy to configure, fast, local and secure.

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    MeshCentral

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Node.JS
    • npm
    42 alternatives to MeshCentral 

    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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    1.  Unattended AccessMeshCentral can access a computer even when no one’s being physically present at the remote end.
    2.  Screen SharingYou can use MeshCentral to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    3.  Support for Multiple MonitorsMeshCentral supports the use of multiple displays.
    4.  Desktop SharingMeshCentral enables you to share your screen with other people in the same office or working remotely.
    5.  Two-factor AuthenticationMeshCentral supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
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    Zoho Assist

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Raspberry Pi
    96 alternatives to Zoho Assist 

    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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    1.  Unattended AccessZoho Assist can access a computer even when no one’s being physically present at the remote end.
    2.  Wake on LANZoho Assist can switch on your offline remote computers through the local network from anywhere.
    3.  Screen SharingYou can use Zoho Assist to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
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    GoTo

    • Mac
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    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    141 alternatives to GoTo 

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

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    1.  PortableGoTo can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Dayon!

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Snap!
    50 alternatives to Dayon! 

    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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    1.  Desktop SharingDayon! enables you to share your screen with other people in the same office or working remotely.
    2.  Screen SharingYou can use Dayon! to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
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