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Self-Hosted Remote Desktop Connection Alternatives

Remote Desktop Connection is not available as a self-hosted solution but there are some alternatives for power users and business that want to host a solution on-premise. The best Self-Hosted alternative is MeshCentral, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Remote Desktop Connection and nine of them are available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Self-Hosted alternatives to Remote Desktop Connection are Remotely, RPort, Remote Utilities and screensy.

Remote Desktop Connection alternatives are mainly Remote Desktop Tools but may also be Web Conferencing Tools or Video Calling Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Remote Desktop Connection.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

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  1. 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.

    MeshCentral Login Page
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    Remotely

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Remotely is a free and open-source remote desktop, remote scripting, and rich auto-complete to maximize your IT support efficiency.

    List of remote hosts that can be controlled (unattended or attended).


  3. RPort is an all-in-one remote management suite. It manages Windows, Linux, desktops and servers, and any IoT device from one central console.

    RPort at a glance
  4. Remote Utilities is a remote PC access program for connecting to a remote PC over LAN or via the Internet. The program is used by system administrators, home users and helpdesks for remotely managing PCs in their corporate or home network, or providing customer support.

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  5. screensy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Screensy is a simple peer-to-peer screen sharing solution.

    Screenshot


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    ConnectWise Control

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted

    Use ConnectWise Control (formerly ScreenConnect) remote support software to quickly and securely access remote users' screens. With just a few clicks, anyone on any operating system is immediately connected.

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    Dead Simple Screen Sharing

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Dead Simple Screen Sharing is a screen sharing and audio conferencing solution that works out of the box.

    Screenshot
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    DeskRoll

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Fast speed multiple remote desktop access, via web browser.

    Demo session, quality choose
  9. Simplehelp icon

    Simplehelp

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Web based remote support software for a one time purchase with no subscription. Support your customers as well as the leading brand but for a fraction of the cost.

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