7 Best Teamviewer Alternatives

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TeamViewer is the most popular software for remote assistance. It is a Remote Desktop software that allows a person to remotely access another person’s computer and perform some action. The software is available for several platforms.

Technical support persons mostly use Remote Desktop software for accessing their client’s computers and offer them support. Not just remote support, you can also use it to access files on your computer remotely. Teamviewer is a popular tool available for free to use personally, but it costs high for business.

Also see: Best Remote Desktop Extensions for Chrome

Teamviewer has good features, but there are also several good alternatives to Teamviewer with similar or better features. In this article, I am listing few good Teamviewer alternatives to try.

Best Teamviewer Alternatives

1. AnyDesk

AnyDesk - Remote desktop

AnyDesk is a good Remote Desktop software. It is free for personal use but business requires a subscription. The software also lets you share the screen and transfer files from one system to another. It offers an end-to-end encrypted connection to avoid man-in-the-middle attack.

It claims to transmit 60 frames per second over local networks and internet connection to offer you good speed. It is very lightweight software and comes in the size of a 1 MB file. The UI is simple and easy to use.

It is available for Mac, Windows, Linux, BSD, iOS and Android platforms.

Pricing: Free


2. Windows Remote Desktop Connection

Remote Desktop Connection is a feature of Microsoft’s Windows operating system. It allows you to enable the remote access to your computer. You can find this setting in the control panel. You can use it to access resources, files, and control things.

To connect a remote computer, that computer must be turned on and have an active network connection. This is a good Remote Desktop option, but it lacks the option of controlling multiple PC at a time.

Pricing: Free


3. Real VNC

Real VNC

Real VNC is also a good Remote Desktop Client. It comes in both free and paid versions. It is built on the top of VNC framework, an open-source technology. Few people may find it complicated but it offers a reliable and secure connection.

It offers VNC authentication, Cross-platform remote control, and file transfer. Your connection is always encrypted.

Real VNC is available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, UNIX, Ubuntu and Raspberry Pi platforms.

Price: Free for Personal use, paid for Private commercial and Enterprise use.


4. LogMeIn

LogMeIn is another notable Remote Desktop software for PC. It lets you easily access your PC from a remote location by using the browser, desktop or mobile devices. It offers features like file transfer, file sharing, remote printing and more.

The free version of LogMeIn was discontinued but the tool is still popular among business as Remote Desktop software for technical support and more. It is available for Windows and Mac OS.

Price: Variable paid options are available for personal and business use


5. Join.me

Join.me is easy to use Remote Desktop and file sharing software developed by LogMeIn. You just need to visit join.me and send the code to the person who needs to see your screen. You can allow up to 250 people (in Pro) to see your screen just by using the code.

Pricing: Free for Basic VoIP, $15/mo for Pro plan and $19/mo for Enterprise programs.


6. Mikogo

Mikogo costs high and is useful for businesses. It is completely browser-based software, so no need to install any software or plugin. It offers Remote Desktop support, meetings, and conferences. As the tool is web-based, it works on almost all the platforms.

Pricing: Variable paid options are available.


7. Ultra VNC

Ultra VNC is also a Remote Desktop tool based on the VNC platform. It is a free tool developed for windows. It offers remote access to the desktop, file transfer and more. It is easy to setup and use. You can use this to share files and help someone remotely troubleshoot their computer issues. A VNC server must run on the computer sharing the desktop and computer that will take remote access.

Price: Free


Final Words

There are lots of other good remote desktop software to try. But this list is enough to get numbers of good Teamviewer Alternatives. There could be something else that you may like more than the tools available on this list. So do not forget to comment below and let me know. I will surely check that tool.

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Deepanker Verma is the founder of Techlomedia. He is a tech blogger, developer and gadget freak.

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