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VLC Remote Alternatives

VLC Remote is described as 'This application allows you to control media playback of VLC Media Player from your mobile device' and is a Remote Desktop tool in the network & admin category. There are nine alternatives to VLC Remote for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, iPad, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is KDE Connect, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like VLC Remote are Unified Remote, Remote Control for VLC, AIO Remote and ControlPC.

VLC Remote alternatives are mainly Remote Desktop Tools but may also be Mobile Remote Control Tools or Mouse Sharing Utilities. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of VLC Remote.
This page was last updated Apr 15, 2021
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Android Tablet
  • Windows Phone
  • iPad
  • Apple Watch

This application allows you to control media playback of VLC Media Player from your mobile...

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  1. KDE Connect is a project that aims to communicate all your devices. For example, with KDE Connect you can receive your phone notifications on your computer, or just use your phone as a remote control for your desktop.

  2. Unified Remote

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    Unified Remote is an app that lets you control your entire computer from your mobile device. In short, it turns your device into a WiFi or Bluetooth remote control for all the programs on your computer. It is easily the most feature-filled Mobile-PC remote available.



  3. Remote Control for VLC

    • FreeProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    The Remote Control for VLC is an iPhone / iPad application that controls the VLC Media Player from VideoLAN remotely over a WiFi connection.

  4. AIO Remote

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Blackberry 10
    • PlayBook

    AIO Remote stands for All In One Remote, With All In One remote, you can control any application ever by creating your own fully customized custom remotes. You can use your Android/Blackberry phone/tablet. Windows, Linux and Mac are supported.

  5. ControlPC

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    ControlPC transform your iPhone or iPad into a simple, easy-to-use, remote control.



  6. VLC Mobile Remote

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Install VMR Connect to your computer, that's it, you're ready! Play, Pause, Forward, Rewind, Volume, Full Screen, Shuffle and more. Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, Prime, HotStar etc Controls on your fingertips.

  7. across

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    1. Bluetooth Keyboard/Mouse Emulator: across makes a Bluetooth equipped PC or Mac work as a standard Bluetooth keyboard/mouse combo.
  8. PRemoteDroid

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android

    PRemoteDroid uses your home's wifi connection to control your computer desktop.

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  9. VLC Direct

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android

    Remote control your desktop VLC, Video Streaming Player/Remote for Android™!.

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