Remote Desktop Manager Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Remote Desktop Manager for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Royal TSX, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Remote Desktop Manager and ten of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Remote Desktop Manager are SecureCRT (Paid), Termius (Freemium), Chrome Secure Shell (Free) and ZOC (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 2, 2021

    1. Royal TS provides easy and secure access to your remote systems Unlock the power to remotely manage your systems on multiple platforms!
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      Almost everyone thinks Royal TSX is a great alternative to Remote Desktop Manager.
      Royal TS is very feature rich, runs smoothly and stable. Between the 2 programs i would say they are very even.
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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    2. SecureCRT combines rock-solid terminal emulation with the strong encryption, data integrity, and authentication options of the Secure Shell protocol. SecureCRT provides secure remote access, file transfer, and data tunneling for everyone in your organization.
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    3. Termius is more than a mere SSH client – it’s a complete command-line solution that’s redefining remote access for sysadmins and network engineers. Securely access Linux or IoT devices and quickly fix issues from the comfort of your couch via laptop or phone.
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    4. Secure Shell is an xterm-compatible terminal emulator and stand-alone ssh client for Chrome. It uses Native-Client to connect directly to ssh servers without the need for external proxies.
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    5. ZOC is a powerful and well-established terminal emulator and telnet client, well known for its outstanding user interface with tabbed multi session support.
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    6. Apple Remote Desktop is the best way to manage the Mac computers on your network. Distribute software, provide real-time online help to end users, create detailed software and hardware reports, and automate routine management tasks — all without leaving your desk.
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    7. FireSSH is a free, cross-platform SSH terminal client for Mozilla Firefox. Written entirely in Javascript!

      Discontinued

      The extension is not working on Firefox 57 and later. The developer ended support and development of FireSSH. The extension still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox and Pale Moon

    8. MacTerm (was MacTelnet) on OS X is now a complete replacement for Terminal, allowing access to both local and remote applications.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      TinyShell is ideal for anyone who wants command line access to their server, but is limited by HTTP access. Furthermore TinyShell comes with a native MySQL command line client, that some say is even better than MySQL’s own command line interface.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 3.1 RC, released in March 2011, can be still downloaded from SourceForge

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    9. csshX is a tool to allow simultaneous control of multiple SSH sessions. It will attempt to create an SSH session to each remote host in separate Terminal.app windows. A master window will also be created. All keyboard input in the master will be sent to all the slave windows.
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