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Best UltraVNC Alternatives

UltraVNC is described as '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' and is a very popular Remote Desktop tool in the network & admin category. There are more than 50 alternatives to UltraVNC for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, iPhone and Android. The best alternative is AnyDesk. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Remmina or NoMachine. Other great apps like UltraVNC are TightVNC, VNC Connect, RustDesk and GoTo.

UltraVNC alternatives are mainly Remote Desktop Tools but may also be Web Conferencing Tools or Video Calling Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of UltraVNC.
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  1. AnyDesk offers a fast, intuitive and security-focused way to connect to remote computers.

    ⚫︎ LightweightAnyDesk consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableAnyDesk can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in AnyDesk simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ Two factor authenticationAnyDesk supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in AnyDesk without registration.
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    AnyDesk is far faster than UltraVNC. Both in terms of encoding and framerates.

    Anydesk also captures sound and can send keys all keystrokes directly to the server.

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  2. 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.

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    Most users think Remmina is a great alternative to UltraVNC.


  3. TightVNC icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightTightVNC consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in TightVNC without registration.
    ⚫︎ PortableTightVNC can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Two factor authenticationTightVNC supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
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    Most users think TightVNC is a great alternative to UltraVNC.
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    Using as server: After connecting, don't have to wait on black screen for 5 seconds until remote screen appears. Very responsive.

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  4. 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.

    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in NoMachine without registration.
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    VNC Connect

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    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • Raspberry Pi

    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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    Most users think VNC Connect is a great alternative to UltraVNC.


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    RustDesk

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone

    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.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionRustDesk has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in RustDesk without registration.
    ⚫︎ LightweightRustDesk consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    GoTo

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

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

    ⚫︎ PortableGoTo can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Both LogMeIn and UltraVNC offer remote desktop connection and control. Though their approaches to doing so are different, the end result is still, at its core, the same.

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    Zoho Assist

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Raspberry Pi

    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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    TigerVNC

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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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  10. Guacamole is a clientless remote desktop gateway. It supports standard protocols like VNC and RDP. We call it clientless because no plugins or client software are required.

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