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    TightVNC Alternatives

    TightVNC is described as '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' and is a very popular Remote Desktop Tool in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 50 alternatives to TightVNC for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, 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 TightVNC are AnyDesk (Paid), DWService (Freemium), UltraVNC (Free, Open Source) and NoMachine (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 16, 2022
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    TightVNC is a free remote desktop application. With TightVNC, you can see the desktop of a remote machine and control it...
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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.
      TeamViewer vs TightVNC opinions
      This alternative is disputed. TeamViewer is still a legitimate alternative to TightVNC, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      jaejunks Not a VNC client and it requires internet access.
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

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    2. AnyDesk offers a fast, intuitive and security-focused way to connect to remote computers.
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      much like teamviewer doesn't have VNC access and routes through the internet
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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    3. Chrome Remote Desktop allows users to remotely access another computer through Chrome browser or a Chromebook.
      This alternative is disputed. Chrome Remote Desktop is still a legitimate alternative to TightVNC, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
    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.


    6. 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.
      Most users think UltraVNC is a great alternative to TightVNC.
    7. 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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      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.
      Almost everyone thinks VNC Connect is a great alternative to TightVNC.
    8. 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.
      Most users think TigerVNC is a great alternative to TightVNC.
    9. 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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