Best UltraVNC Alternatives in 2021

    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 well-known app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 50 alternatives to UltraVNC 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 Remmina or TightVNC. Other great apps like UltraVNC are VNC Connect (Freemium), NoMachine (Freemium), LogMeIn (Paid) and Zoho Assist (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Aug 19, 2021

    1. AnyDesk offers a fast, intuitive and security-focused way to connect to remote computers.
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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 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 like you would do it sitting in the front of that computer.
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      Most users think TightVNC is a great alternative to UltraVNC.
      xvhpqg Using as server: After connecting, don't have to wait on black screen for 5 seconds until remote screen appears. Very responsive.
      Positive comment 8 months ago

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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.
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      Most users think VNC Connect is a great alternative to UltraVNC.
    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.
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      LogMeIn gives you fast, easy remote access to your PC or Mac from your browser, desktop and mobile devices. Premium features like file transfer, file sharing and remote printing help you stay connected and productive wherever you go.
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      LogMeIn vs UltraVNC opinions
      Some users think LogMeIn is a great alternative to UltraVNC, some don't.
      IanDorfman 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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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. Remotely is a free and open-source remote desktop, remote scripting, and rich auto-complete to maximize your IT support efficiency. Remote Desktop
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    8. 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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