Alternatives to Teamviewer?

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  1. damn duck

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    Hi guys,
    I'm looking at moving away from Teamviewer as the price is way too high. I've quickly compiled a list of Teamviewer alternatives and was wondering if any of you have used them before? I need the ability for a user to click on a button on my website and download a remote access .exe

    http://www.ultraviewer.net
    http://www.supremocontrol.com
    http://www.aeroadmin.com
    http://anydesk.com
    http://www.ammyy.com/en
    https://www.screenconnect.com

    AnyDesk at the moment is looking good because it's made by ex-Teamviewer staff and the price is a lot better than I was anticipating.
     
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  2. Dre_

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    Screen Connect?
     
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    I'm having a look at it now, it looks pretty good! I've added it to the original post :)
     
  4. mmBax

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    Chrome remote desktop? Good for private use, don't know if it's any good for what you need though.

    I'm bailing from teamviewer at the moment so I just jumped to remote desktop.
     
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    Any outside of gotomypc which handle scaling without dramas? Remoting into my HTPC with it's 4k resolution is a right pain. (I'm using tightvnc atm)

    Callan
     
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    Recently moved to Screen Connect (hosting it ourselves) and loving it.
    Much quicker to login to and get a session going, as well as connecting to an unattended session.
     
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    not free but Radmin is pretty good.
     
  9. Smokin Whale

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    Fixed that for you.
     
  10. psyolent

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    what about logmein?
     
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    Also see this for both some security concerns (not sure they've been resolved fully yet) and a list of TeamViewer alternatives.

    https://www.reddit.com/r/technology/comments/4m7ay6/teamviewer_has_been_hacked_they_are_denying/

    So i'd add noMachine and Splashtop to your list, but i'm not sure how well they scale.

    You can also try something like ZeroTier One which will create a peer to peer VPN, you could then just user RDP. However this is probably more suited to Admins than End Users, just thought i'd mention it as most people aren't aware of it.
     
  12. Sphinx2000

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    Like LogMeIn and others, Teamviewer 11 is now a subscription model... full price each year, and "free version" is only a trial now :thumbdn:
    I'm still hanging on to my Teamviewer 10 licenses for now, which were back when it was a one-off price.

    Edit: for any users who want to remote to stuff at home for free, we recommend Chrome Remote Desktop for now.
     
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    Well as a comparison before they got expensive: One-off licensing only cost us AUD $669 per license, and no sub.

    Edit: Also Anydesk Pro looks like AUD $1100 one-off pricing is available.. hmm
     
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    question.............where are the users located? are they on a secure/trusted network or do they hang off unsecure (internet) links ...

    remember dameware years ago used to have a remote control function ...
     
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