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Rustdesk Alternatives

Rustdesk is described as 'The remote desktop software that is similar to TeamViewer and AnyDesk. Clients are open source, though server is not' and is a Remote Desktop tool in the network & admin category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Rustdesk for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is TeamViewer. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Chrome Remote Desktop or Remmina. Other great apps like Rustdesk are AnyDesk, DWService, mRemoteNG and TightVNC.

Rustdesk 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 Rustdesk.
This page was last updated Jun 14, 2022
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The remote desktop software that is similar to TeamViewer and AnyDesk. Clients are open source, though server is not.

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  1. TeamViewer lets you establish a connection to any PC or server within just a few seconds. You can remote control the PC of your partner as if you were sitting right in front of it.

  2. AnyDesk offers a fast, intuitive and security-focused way to connect to remote computers.

  3. Chrome Remote Desktop allows users to remotely access another computer through Chrome browser or a Chromebook.

  4. Remmina is a remote desktop client written in GTK+. Remmina primarily targets system administrators and travelers that need to work with computers remotely in front of either large monitors or tiny netbooks.

  5. 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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    All in one rd solution with great management tools and shell extension, gui, whatever you might need. for free. no ads. you CAN donate but its 100% free and really reliable.

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  6. mRemoteNG is a fork of mRemote , an open source, tabbed, multi-protocol, remote connections manager.

  7. TightVNC is a free remote desktop application. With TightVNC, you can see the desktop of a remote machine and control it with your local mouse and keyboard, just like you would do it sitting in the front of that computer.

  8. Parsec

    • FreemiumProprietary
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    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Parsec lets you join and control a computer remotely in low latency, 60 FPS and HD, as if you were in front of that computer.

  9. UltraVNC is easy to use and free software that can display the screen of another computer (via the Internet or a local network) on your own screen. The program allows you to use your mouse and keyboard to control the other computer remotely.

  10. 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.

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