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    Open Source Apple Screen Sharing Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Apple Screen Sharing is Remmina. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Apple Screen Sharing and 17 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Apple Screen Sharing are DWService (Free, Open Source), mRemoteNG (Free, Open Source), UltraVNC (Free, Open Source) and TightVNC (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 3, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      xrdp provides a graphical login to remote machines using RDP (Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol). xrdp accepts connections from variety of RDP clients: FreeRDP, rdesktop, NeutrinoRDP and Microsoft Remote Desktop Client (for Windows, macOS, iOS and Android).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      A VNC/SSH Client for the GNOME Desktop - You can connect to several machines at the same time with tabs - You can keep track of your most used connections with favorites - You can keep track of your recently used connections through GtkRecent - You can browse your...
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    1. Screensy is a simple peer-to-peer screen sharing solution.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • FLATHUB
      • GNOME
      Connections allows you to connect to and use other desktops. This can be a great way to access content or software on a different desktop operating system. It can also be used as a way to provide support to users who might need help.
    2. Chicken of the VNC is a VNC client for Mac OS X. A VNC client allows one to display and interact with a remote computer screen. In other words, you can use Chicken of the VNC to interact with a remote computer as though it's right next to you.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be abandoned. Last version, 2.2, released in November 2011, can be still downloaded from SourceForge



      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      The Enhanced TightVNC Viewer, SSVNC, adds encryption security to VNC connections.
    3. Remote Desktop P2P based. Portable, No configuration or installation needed, communicate your endpoint to the peer, and vice versa, press connect and enjoy.
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