iTunes Remote Alternatives

    iTunes Remote is described as 'Control iTunes and Apple TV using your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad over your Wi-Fi network. Choose playlists, songs, and albums as if you were right in front of your computer or Apple TV' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to iTunes Remote for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, Mac, Windows, iPad and Android. The best alternative is Thinfinity Remote Desktop Workstation. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Remote Control for VLC or Mobile Air Mouse. Other great apps like iTunes Remote are XBMC Remote (Paid), Apple TV Remote (Free), Ultimate Control (Freemium) and Rowmote (Paid).

    This page was last updated Mar 26, 2021

    1. Connect to any PC or server right from your web browser. Choose the mode: full remote desktop control by RDP, desktop sharing just like VNC or transfer files with a FTP connection.
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    2. The Remote Control for VLC is an iPhone / iPad application that controls the VLC Media Player from VideoLAN remotely over a WiFi connection.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Apple Watch
      Mobile Air Mouse instantly transforms your mobile device into a motion-based mouse, trackpad, and wireless remote for your computer! It uses the built-in accelerometer to translate your hand motions into mouse movements on your screen.
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    3. XBMC Remote gives you complete control of XBMC via your iPhone. The XBMC Remote can connect over WiFi or a 3G Network so you can control your XBMC from anywhere in the house - or even anywhere in the world.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      With Apple TV Remote, you’ll never need to put down your iPhone to enjoy Apple TV. Control Apple TV with a swipe of your finger or use the keyboard to quickly enter text. And you can use the app along with the Siri Remote.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Ultimate Control is a set of software tools that allow you to take control of your computer wirelessly.
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      • iPhone
      Rowmote brings the simplicity and power of the Apple hardware remote, with perfect control of dozens of applications, to your iPhone or iPod Touch!
    4. Best alternative for your Apple TV remote! Plus keyboard and Smart TV volume control! Lets you to: - easily navigate Apple TV menus - watch movies, songs or TV programs - quickly send text queries, - change TV volume - control AppleTV from Widget.
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    5. Boxee Remote turns your iPhone into a remote control for the Boxee media center. It connects to Boxee over WiFi and has two modes: Gesture Mode and Buttons Mode.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Java
      TunesRemote SE helps you remote control your DACP-compatible media player from another computer running Java.
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