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What is TightVNC?

TightVNC is a free remote control software package. With TightVNC, you can see the desktop of a remote machine and control it with your local mouse and keyboard, just like you would do it sitting in the front of that computer. TightVNC is:

  • free for both personal and commercial usage, with full source code available,
  • useful in administration, tech support, education, and for many other purposes,
  • cross-platform, available for Windows and Unix, with Java client included,
  • compatible with standard VNC software, conforming to RFB protocol specifications.

With TightVNC, you can:

  • cut your expenses and save your time on traveling,
  • help your friends and family to solve problems with their computers remotely,
  • make sure nothing wrong is happening on your computers when you are away.

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Selected News

October 2, 2014 – Remote Ripple 2.1 Released

Remote Ripple is our VNC-compatible remote desktop client for Android. Version 2.1 adds German and Spanish localizations, adds support for external mouse, improves user experience and overall stability of the application. Install Remote Ripple now!

March 19, 2014 – Announcing Remote Ripple 2.0

Remote Ripple 2.0 is a complete redesign of our VNC-compatible remote desktop client for Android with greatly improved usability and perfect mouse emulation. Give it a try!

July 24, 2013 – New version update 2.7.10 has arrived

The newest TightVNC release with bugfixes, improved file transfer UI and extended key combination support in the full-screen mode is now available. Read the full change log and get the updated version from our Downloads page.

June 7, 2013 – TightVNC is updated to version 2.7.7

New version 2.7.7 brings bug fixes for Windows 8 and restores compatibility with older versions (for example, TightVNC 1.3 for Linux). Find more about the version released (or read the complete announcement) and download it straight away!

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