Alternatives to TeamViewer for all platforms with Free License

  • AnyDesk

    AnyDesk is remote desktop software that is free for personal use. Business use requires a subscription.

    Free Personal $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... BSD Raspberry Pi

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    • 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. vonneutonFeb 2017 • 12 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Stable, and the portable version does not start a bunch of services every time the computer starts like team viewer. barrenowlOct 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • very nice! lightweight, fast, portable, free, and great quality. thats what i was looking for it. Guest • Dec 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Minimal installation required. Fast connection. Does not require to open ports Guest • Jan 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • AnyDesk is a great replacement for TeamViewer and while it does not have traditional address book at does store the computers you connect to and you can ever store the password for easy access. Overall it might be slightly less stable than TeamViewer but it improves with each minor version. I have used it over a year and find the speed better than TeamViewer. LelandWhitlockFeb 2018 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 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. mwildamMar 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • An excellent alternative and great competitor in the Remote Desktop market. They have a pretty solid architecture that easily competes with strong competitors. It is still in beta and have come across some bugs, but nothing to stray me away. I am willing to bench test and provide excellent feedback. Guest • Aug 2016 • 4 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • The free version of AnyDesk does not allow you to store a list of remote computers that one regularly connects to. Also, there is a 15 hour per month limit on connect time. That's way too restrictive. Otherwise it seemed like it was going to be perfect. Guest • Oct 2017 • 4 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • speed, simplicity, free, all functionality included that Tmv can do; yet, has a minor glitch or two Guest • Nov 2017 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Because it is the most similar to teamviewer and generally technically superior ryangreenApr 2017 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Best free remote desktop software on the market. Works exceptionally well with low bandwidth connections and supports the usual features, like file transfer, clipboard and reverse connections. nomMay 2017 • 1 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • 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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad Chrome

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    • Definitely an alternative with RDP features Guest • Sep 2016 • 16 agrees and 8 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 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! ken_belangerJan 2017 • 11 agrees and 6 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • TeamViewer is much more than just a remote desktop connection, unattended access for example. Guest • Nov 2015 • 26 agrees and 22 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It uses VP8 to stream your desktop which makes it more responsive and improves quality. 914ian914Feb 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • Chrome Remote Desktop is a good alternative to windows RDP but is not an alternative to TeamViewer as it is lacking in features as well as the unattended access TeamViewer has. Guest • Jan 2017 • 7 agrees and 8 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • UltraVNC

    UltraVNC is a powerful, easy to use and free software that can display the screen of another computer (via internet or network) on your own screen. The program allows...

    Free Open Source Windows

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    • 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. Guest • Apr 2017 • 7 agrees and 9 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Remote Desktop Connection

    Remote Desktop Connection is a technology that allows you to sit at a computer (sometimes called the client computer) and connect to a remote computer (sometimes called...

    Free Windows

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    • fastest and best native tool, except of NAT. TristisOrisAug 2017 • 4 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Doesn't allow remote access across the WAN without a lot of work. davidshqOct 2017 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Works only to Windows computers, legit alternative but it's more complicated to setup with firewalls and stuff. Guest • Jan 2016 • 6 agrees and 8 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Only windows support. Only a single user can use it once a time and it is slow Guest • May 2017 • 2 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Both Teamviewer and RDP do the same thing which is to connect from one computer to another. However, Teamviewer is more powerful in terms of more features. Guest • Jan 2016 • 2 agrees and 7 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • TightVNC

    TightVNC is a free remote control software package. With TightVNC, you can see the desktop of a remote machine and control it with your local mouse and keyboard, just...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux Windows RT BSD

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    • TightVNC requires server configuration and port forwarding. Too complicated for the average remote client who uses Team Viewer for remote support. Guest • Oct 2016 • 14 agrees and 6 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • For users who know what they are doing TightVNC is a great way to control systems remotely. ChaosDropApr 2017 • 9 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 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! Guest • Oct 2016 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Does not offer easy to use access. Need to run server.. open ports, know IP addresses. Guest • Sep 2016 • 6 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 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. makkasiAug 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • For average users, it's the best VNC server Guest • Sep 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • Remmina

    Remmina is a remote desktop client written in GTK+, aiming to be useful for system administrators and travellers, who need to work with lots of remote computers in front...

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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    • it is easy to connect to virtual computers very nice Guest • Dec 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • X2Go

    X2Go is an open source remote desktop software for Linux that uses the NX technology protocol. X2Go can be used to access PC desktops, but its main use case is...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

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    • Very good if you're in Linux to Linux use cases. hansolo1988May 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • NoMachine

    NoMachine NX is an enterprise-class solution for secure remote access, desktop virtualization, and hosted desktop deployment built around the self-designed and...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

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    • It's completely free - no strings attached. Fast, well-designed GUI. Just purchased their new Enterprise Desktop (single) which is really good value for money, cheap and with tech assistance.
  • 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...

    Freemium Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Chrome OS Android Tablet BSD iPad Raspberry Pi

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    • free for home use and seems to have dns service. Last point is very important if you have to manage a PC of your grandparents Guest • Nov 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Does not offer easy to use access. Need to run server.. open ports, know IP addresses etc... Guest • Jul 2015 • 5 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • join.me

    Easy to start, easy to join and with no downloads for viewers, connecting for external presentations, sales demos, and ad hoc get-togethers means you get work done and...

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    • Very limited (almost no) features as in Teamviewer, mostly made for meetings. Guest • Nov 2015 • 4 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It didn't get hacked, fairly smooth. Little lag here and there. It's free! Guest • Jul 2016 • 3 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • 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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

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    • Unlike TeamViewer, it's not a centralized solution, dependant on servers owned by some company that might go out of business eventually, and contrary to what some people say, setting up VNC connections isn't complicated at all (inside the same subnet it's trivial, across NAT-ted subnets it only requires some port forwarding, voila, done). TeamViewer-like software should be taken into consideration only by computer-newbies in my opinion. AtoshiDec 2016 • 6 agrees and 12 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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  • Remote Utilities

    Remote Utilities is a remote PC access program for connecting to a remote PC over LAN or via the Internet. The program is used by system administrators, home users and...

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    • Same functionalities and even more. Free license up to 10 computers. ace971Jul 2015 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Great feature set, Android client & 10 free seats. What more do you need? Guest • May 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Unattended access, free for up to 10 connections, no time limit, personal or business use. These guys get it! Guest • Oct 2017 Disagree   Agree
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