UltraVNC Alternatives for Linux

    UltraVNC is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is AnyDesk. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Remmina or TightVNC. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to UltraVNC and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to UltraVNC are VNC Connect (Freemium), NoMachine (Freemium), Zoho Assist (Freemium) and TigerVNC (Free, Open Source).

    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.
      Positive comment 8 months ago

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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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    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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      For developers, screen sharing shouldn’t be optimized for low bandwidth or presenting some slides. It should be high definition, that you still can read the tiny font of your colleague. No more, “wait a minute, the stream isn’t updating”.
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