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TeamViewer is described as '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' and is a leading Remote Desktop tool in the remote work & education category. There are more than 100 alternatives to TeamViewer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is AnyDesk. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Chrome Remote Desktop or UltraVNC. Other great apps like TeamViewer are DWService, TightVNC, GoTo and NoMachine.

TeamViewer 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 TeamViewer.
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  1. AnyDesk icon

    AnyDesk

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    134 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.  Support for AliasesAnyDesk supports aliases, so you can receive email without exposing your main email address
    4.  PortableAnyDesk can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  Screen SharingYou can use AnyDesk to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    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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    Almost everyone thinks AnyDesk is a great alternative to TeamViewer.
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    mwildam

    Same uncomplicated and simply working remote desktop application as one day was TeamViewer. And at best: Newer versions can connect to older versions - which TeamViewer always enforced to enforce everybody to upgrade.

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    vonneuton

    The fact it seems to be running a native Linux binary is excellent, but it also runs in Fedora 25 (which Chrome Remote Desktop still doesn't support) and runs really well.

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    Orme

    No longer free, 14-day trial, nag screens, and a timer. The licence is still cheaper than TeamViewer though.

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    hamzana106

    I prefer using AnyDesk on any other screen-sharing tool, because of the seamless screen-sharing without disconnection or refreshing the connection after a certain period of time, Kudos!

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    koinslot888

    The best app for remote easy to use

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    Guest

    Less bloated, no installation necessary

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    mmv

    It not ask for subscription on every connect and not limiting session length.

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  2. Chrome Remote Desktop icon

    Chrome Remote Desktop

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    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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    Most users think Chrome Remote Desktop is a great alternative to TeamViewer.
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    Guest

    Definitely an alternative with RDP features

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    ken_belanger

    It's the best alternative but lacks many of the features found in TeamViewer. If you're on a budget though, this will do in a pinch!

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    azvenigorskaya

    Easy to use when you want to work remotl? with your own computer.

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    yuriykaz

    I have been using this app/chrome extension for years now. It just works fine and it's FREE. No fancy tools, just remote single user support, but that's what I need. 100% recommended!

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    RemovedUser

    It even requires installation just go to remotedesktop.google.com and you can start giving/getting remote access

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    Guest

    it is not bad. but start menu didn't refresh like teamviewer. Unlike what others said, I can set unattended access.

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    robinobermaier

    Open Source and by Google

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  3. UltraVNC icon

    UltraVNC

    90 alternatives to UltraVNC 

    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.

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    1.  LightweightUltraVNC consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableUltraVNC can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Most users think UltraVNC is a great alternative to TeamViewer.
    Guest

    Because it has a good user interface and does pretty much anything tv doess

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    Guest

    Not even close to the topic. This is a remote desktop control program, not remote assistant kind of service.

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    Guest

    TeamViewer is remote support, UltraVNC is remove desktop

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    Guest

    It has too much options for an incompetent user to setup. Also, it does not tell the external IP address of the user, so I cannot connect.

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    Guest

    Have to manually open ports/redirect firewall. Extra alternate software/hardware modification required.

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    Guest

    This is the best alternative to TeamViewer for those on a budget. Does pretty much everything TeamViewer can, with the exception of needing to open ports in your firewall. Since you can specify ports, it's not as vulnerable as one would think, simply use non standard ports and a very strong password.

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    DWService

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    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.  LightweightDWService consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Two-factor AuthenticationDWService supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    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
    It allows you to monitor the status of the remote system
    DWService vs TeamViewer opinions
    Almost everyone thinks DWService is a great alternative to TeamViewer.
    alh8888

    Sounds great at first glance. But as always, there is a catch. Yes, the software is open source, but limited in bandwidth, if you want more speed you have to subscribe. And that can cost up to 100 € for 50 Mbps maximum bandwidth per month, 1200,- € or 1346,49 $ per year. Then better use a professional solution like Teamviewer or Anydesk.

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    tuqueque

    It's open source, free and more privacy respecting than the commercial counterparts.

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    Guest

    DWService is much lighter, able to use even without installation, more options, web UI, also it is open source!

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    RemovedUser

    DWService requires an account whereas Teamviewer can be used on-the-go after the installation.

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  5. TightVNC icon

    TightVNC

    99 alternatives to TightVNC 

    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.

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    1.  LightweightTightVNC consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in TightVNC without registration.
    3.  PortableTightVNC can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Two-factor AuthenticationTightVNC supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    Access Control
    Administration
    TightVNC vs TeamViewer opinions
    Some users think TightVNC is a great alternative to TeamViewer, some don't.
    ChaosDrop

    For users who know what they are doing TightVNC is a great way to control systems remotely.

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    Guest

    Free and opensource, on all major platforms. can be used with VNC viewer on Android which is also is free what else one can ask for!

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    Guest

    TightVNC requires server configuration and port forwarding. Too complicated for the average remote client who uses Team Viewer for remote support.

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    Guest

    Have to manually open ports/redirect firewall. Extra alternate software/hardware modification required.

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    Guest

    For average users, it's the best VNC server

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    makkasi

    It's not only alternative, it is the best, fastest, and most lightweight among all terminal configurable servers. Also can be used on arm processors where Team Viewer supports only host machine installation.

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    Guest

    Does not offer easy to use access. Need to run server.. open ports, know IP addresses.

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    GoTo

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    141 alternatives to GoTo 

    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 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    GoTo vs TeamViewer opinions
    Most users think GoTo is a great alternative to TeamViewer.
    Guest

    Control on computer but no conference.

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  7. NoMachine icon

    NoMachine

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    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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    NoMachine vs TeamViewer opinions
    Most users think NoMachine is a great alternative to TeamViewer.
    Guest

    Respons is best even with GUI

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    Guest

    Easy to use, install NoMachine on both computers. Connect to another computer via internet with external IP or services like dyndns, just need port forwarding. Very stable and many features.

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  8. UltraViewer icon

    UltraViewer

    129 alternatives to UltraViewer 

    Computer Remote Control/Access Support software. UltraViewer help you remote control your partner's computer to support them like you're next to their screen.

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    1.  Screen SharingYou can use UltraViewer to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
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    UltraViewer vs TeamViewer opinions
    Most users think UltraViewer is a great alternative to TeamViewer.
    shendison

    It works just the same as TeamViewer, but the download is only 1.5 megs - and it's not $800 - it's totally free.

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    Guest

    Like TeamViewer but no features except for chat and file transfer via chat window. If only remote control needed then this will be just fine. Does the basic job very well.

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    JayD

    UltraViewer supports all Windows versions since XP with its latest update. TeamViewer requires you to purchase a license before you can support older versions of Windows, and then you have to download an older version of TeamViewer, not the latest. Also, if you want the paid version of UltraViewer, it costs a lot less than TeamViewer.

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    X2Go

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    41 alternatives to X2Go 

    X2Go is an open source remote desktop software for Linux that uses the NX technology protocol.

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    X2Go vs TeamViewer opinions
    Most users think X2Go is a great alternative to TeamViewer.
    hansolo1988

    Very good if you're in Linux to Linux use cases.

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    elrey741

    Really awesome for Linux users to remotely connect to their computers through a secure connection. Allows for transmission of audio from the client, and works really well even with slow connections. To summarize: secure by default (because using ssh), good even in low latency, good for presentations, and best alternative to RDP for linux users.

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    Guest

    Works remarkably good and it has sound as well.

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    AMMYY Admin

    82 alternatives to AMMYY Admin 

    Ammyy Admin is a highly reliable and very friendly tool for remote computer access. You can provide remote assistance, remote administration or remote teaching for your clients, employees and friends regardless of their location.

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    1.  Unattended AccessAMMYY Admin can access a computer even when no one’s being physically present at the remote end.
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    AMMYY Admin vs TeamViewer opinions
    Most users think AMMYY Admin is a great alternative to TeamViewer.
    Guest

    The interface is similar! It has the same features expect it say when someone connect to your desktop. My favorite alternative.

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    Guest

    Its Perfect! and very very Lightweight too

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    Guest

    No limit on the number of computers you can control, unattended access available, encrypted, many languages, voice chat. Very small exe file, which runs without installation.

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