X2Go Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to X2Go for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is TeamViewer. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Chrome Remote Desktop or DWService. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to X2Go and 18 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to X2Go are NoMachine (Freemium), MeshCentral (Free, Open Source), MSP360 Remote Desktop (Free) and Xpra (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 15, 2021

    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.
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      TeamViewer vs X2Go opinions
      This alternative is disputed. TeamViewer is still a legitimate alternative to X2Go, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      x2go uses ssh to open sessions in remote pc
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

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    2. Chrome Remote Desktop allows users to remotely access another computer through Chrome browser or a Chromebook.
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    3. DWService is an 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.
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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.
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    5. This is a full computer management web site. With MeshCentral, you can run your own web server to remotely manage and control computers on a local network or anywhere on the internet.
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    6. MSP360 Remote Desktop is a software for remote control and desktop sharing. The solution is designed to quickly and securely access and control a remote desktop or server computer over the Internet.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Xpra is 'screen for X': it allows you to run X programs, usually on a remote host, direct their display to your local machine, and then to disconnect from these programs and reconnect from the same or another machine, without losing any state.
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      Works great for running applications remotly. Very stable and fast.
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

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    7. SaaS Remote management: remote desktop, shell, process and file transfer. It has an small-sized agent which is run as a service. These agents connect to our servers so that you can connect to them from anywhere just with a browser. No firewalls/NAT.
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    8. The best open source remote desktop software. It is an alternative of TeamViewer and AnyDesk, but open source. You have full control of your data, no concern of security. You can use my rendezvous/relay server, or set up your own, or write your own rendezvous/relay server.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • BSD
      Window Switch is a tool which allows you to move applications between networked computers, the windows appear where you need them, as they were.
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