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Apple Screen Sharing Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Apple Screen Sharing for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is AnyDesk. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try RustDesk or Chrome Remote Desktop. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Apple Screen Sharing and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Apple Screen Sharing are DWService, NoMachine, VNC Connect and GoTo Resolve.

Apple Screen Sharing 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 Apple Screen Sharing.
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  1. AnyDesk icon

    AnyDesk

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • BSD
    • Raspberry Pi
    130 alternatives to AnyDesk 

    AnyDesk offers a fast, intuitive and security-focused way to connect to remote computers. With a bevy of features and lightweight design that works across multiple desktop and mobile platforms, it's powerful enough for enterprises but easy enough for personal and home office...

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    1.  Unattended AccessAnyDesk can access a computer even when no one’s being physically present at the remote end.
    2.  LightweightAnyDesk consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Screen SharingYou can use AnyDesk to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    4.  Support for AliasesAnyDesk supports aliases, so you can receive email without exposing your main email address
    5.  PortableAnyDesk can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    6.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in AnyDesk simultaneously.
    7.  Two-factor AuthenticationAnyDesk supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    8.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in AnyDesk without registration.
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  2. RustDesk icon

    RustDesk

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    111 alternatives to RustDesk 

    The open source alternative to TeamViewer and AnyDesk. Display and control your PC and Android devices from anywhere at anytime. Works out of the box, no configuration required. You have full control of your data, with no concerns about security.

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    1.  Unattended AccessRustDesk can access a computer even when no one’s being physically present at the remote end.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in RustDesk without registration.
    3.  End-to-End EncryptionRustDesk has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    4.  LightweightRustDesk consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    5.  Screen SharingYou can use RustDesk to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    6.  Desktop SharingRustDesk enables you to share your screen with other people in the same office or working remotely.
    7.  Ad-freeRustDesk doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    8.  PortableRustDesk can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. Chrome Remote Desktop icon

    Chrome Remote Desktop

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    92 alternatives to Chrome Remote Desktop 

    Chrome Remote Desktop allows users to remotely access another computer through Chrome browser or a Chromebook. Computers can be made available on an short-term basis for scenarios such as ad hoc remote support, or on a more long-term basis for remote access to your applications...

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    DWService

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Android
    107 alternatives to DWService 

    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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    1.  Ad-freeDWService doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Unattended AccessDWService can access a computer even when no one’s being physically present at the remote end.
    3.  Two-factor AuthenticationDWService supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    4.  LightweightDWService consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    It allows you to fully control the remote system by displaying its screen and allowing cursor control and keyboard input
    It allows you to fully access the file system of the remote system
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    NoMachine

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Raspberry Pi
    118 alternatives to NoMachine 

    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. Thanks to its outstanding compression, session resilience and resource...

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    1.  Ad-freeNoMachine doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Desktop SharingNoMachine enables you to share your screen with other people in the same office or working remotely.
    3.  Controller SupportNoMachine supports the use of a controller (XBOX, PlayStation, etc.).
    4.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in NoMachine without registration.
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    VNC Connect

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • Raspberry Pi
    106 alternatives to VNC Connect 

    VNC is remote access and control software which allows you to view and fully interact with one computer desktop (the "VNC Connect") using a simple program (the "VNC viewer") on another computer desktop or mobile device anywhere on the Internet.

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    Advanced options (Enterprise edition)
  7. GoTo Resolve icon

    GoTo Resolve

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    141 alternatives to GoTo Resolve 

    GoTo gives you fast, easy remote access to your PC or Mac from your browser, desktop and mobile devices.

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    1.  PortableGoTo Resolve can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  8. TigerVNC icon

    TigerVNC

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    74 alternatives to TigerVNC 

    TigerVNC is an advanced VNC implementation. It is based on the fourth generation of VNC. TigerVNC also includes features from the TightVNC and TurboVNC projects. This includes accelerated JPEG compression. TigerVNC supports the latest X.Org X server.

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    Zoho Assist

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Raspberry Pi
    96 alternatives to Zoho Assist 

    Support customers on a remote computer easily through web-based, on-demand remote support sessions. Set up unattended remote access and manage remote PCs, laptops, mobile devices, and servers effortlessly.

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    1.  Unattended AccessZoho Assist can access a computer even when no one’s being physically present at the remote end.
    2.  Wake on LANZoho Assist can switch on your offline remote computers through the local network from anywhere.
    3.  Screen SharingYou can use Zoho Assist to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
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    Dayon!

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Snap!
    50 alternatives to Dayon! 

    Dayon! is a user friendly, open-source, cross-platform solution, that allows controlling of remote computers. It can be used as free alternative to various commercial remote desktop and remote assistance products.

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    1.  Desktop SharingDayon! enables you to share your screen with other people in the same office or working remotely.
    2.  Screen SharingYou can use Dayon! to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
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