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Remote Buddy Alternatives

Remote Buddy is described as 'The most powerful remote control solution for the Mac®' and is a Remote Desktop tool in the network & admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Remote Buddy for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Android, iPhone and Linux. The best alternative is KDE Connect, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Remote Buddy are Unified Remote, Stats, iStat Menus and EventGhost.

Remote Buddy alternatives are mainly Remote Desktop Tools but may also be Network Monitors or System Information Utilities. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Remote Buddy.
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The most powerful remote control solution for the Mac®.

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  1. KDE Connect is a project that aims to communicate all your devices. For example, with KDE Connect you can receive your phone notifications on your computer, or just use your phone as a remote control for your desktop.

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    Unified Remote

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    Unified Remote is an app that lets you control your entire computer from your mobile device. In short, it turns your device into a WiFi or Bluetooth remote control for all the programs on your computer. It is easily the most feature-filled Mobile-PC remote available.

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  3. Simple macOS system monitor in your menu bar.

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  4. iStat is a series of system monitor apps. It's available in different versions: iStat Menus, iStat for iOS and iStat Server as a companion application to the iStat for iOS app that lets you remotely monitor your computers (free for Windows and Mac).

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    EventGhost

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    EventGhost is an advanced, easy to use and extensible automation tool for MS Windows. It can use different input devices like infrared or wireless remote controls to trigger macros, that on their part control a computer and its attached hardware.

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    Remote Mouse

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch

    Turn your smartphone into a wireless touchpad and keyboard now!.

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    eul

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    macOS status monitoring app written in SwiftUI.

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    Pulseway

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    Pulseway changes the enterprise monitoring and management game with its mobile management solution. Now you can receive alerts and manage your systems from anywhere on any device.

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  9. Stats Panel is a macOS app for monitoring system performance.

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    AIO Remote

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Blackberry 10
    • PlayBook

    AIO Remote stands for All In One Remote, With All In One remote, you can control any application ever by creating your own fully customized custom remotes. You can use your Android/Blackberry phone/tablet. Windows, Linux and Mac are supported.

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