3 Best Remote Access Apps

UltraVNC

UltraVNC

Appsreview Score:
96/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

  • Text chat
  • File transfer
  • Automatic clipboard synchronization
  • Can connect over a browser
  • Send custom

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  • Text chat
  • File transfer
  • Automatic clipboard synchronization
  • Can connect over a browser
  • Send custom keyboard commands
  • Can connect to a remote PC that’s in Safe Mode

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Cons:

  • Router port forwarding is required on the server
  • Not designed for spontaneous support
  • Remote printing isn’t supported
  • No Wake-on-LAN (WOL) option

Bottom Line:

UltraVNC is free remote access software for Windows. A majority of the settings can be fine-tuned, making it perfect for advanced users wanting a remote desktop solution.

AnyDesk

AnyDesk

Appsreview Score:
99/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

  • Supports unattended access
  • Updates are automatic
  • Clean and uncluttered interface
  • Small download siz

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  • Supports unattended access
  • Updates are automatic
  • Clean and uncluttered interface
  • Small download size (around 2 MB)
  • Computers can be identified by custom aliases
  • Supports file transfers
  • Can run in fullscreen mode
  • Includes text chat capabilities
  • Supports sending keyboard shortcuts
  • The mobile app can connect to computers
  • Portable option available

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Cons:

  • Might be a little confusing to use at first

Bottom Line:

AnyDesk is a free remote access program that supports unattended access, doesn’t require installation, can transfer files, and works without having to forward ports on a router.

Kodi Remote

Kodi Remote

Appsreview Score:
92/100 Points
User Rating

Pros:

  • Easy setup
  • Simple user interface
  • Auto update feature for Kodi
  • Good customer support
  • Fast

Cons:

  • Bright power light
  • Poor remote

Bottom Line:

Kodi is the best media player for playing videos and nothing is more fun than binge-watching your favorite TV shows and movies with Kodi.