Download VNC Connect to the computer to control

Then, download VNC Viewer to the device you want to control from.

If you have Raspbian Jessie, VNC Connect is pre-installed, so only download if your Raspberry Pi has a different Linux distribution.

Uniquely to Raspberry Pi, VNC Connect is also pre-licensed to offer cloud and direct connectivity to Home subscribers.

Supported platforms

Raspbian Jessie and Wheezy

Pi Zero, 1, 2 and 3

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Related downloads

Policy template files

Remotely configure and lock down VNC Connect using policy.

VNC Permissions Creator

Manage users and permissions for VNC Server.

Frequently asked questions

What is VNC Connect?

VNC Connect is the latest version of our original remote access software for personal and commercial use. It consists of a VNC Server app for the computer you want to control, and a VNC Viewer app for the device you want to control from. Learn about the business benefits.

How do I install VNC Connect?

The easiest thing to do is to run the installer on the computer you want to control and follow the instructions. For system administrators with an Enterprise subscription, there's a range of deployment options.

How do I license the software?

Sign in to the VNC Server app using your RealVNC account credentials in order to apply your subscription, or else start a 30-day trial. If you have an Enterprise subscription, you can apply an offline key at the command line or remotely. Note VNC Viewer is always free to use.

Can I upgrade from VNC 5.x?

Yes, providing you have a valid support and upgrades contract. You'll automatically upgrade to our new Enterprise subscription, and have the option to enable cloud connectivity. If you have a Free license, you can try our new, free Home subscription.

Can I download an older version?

Yes. If you have one of our auxiliary platforms, this may be necessary. Show the table.

How do I connect?

Start with the FAQ.

Note you must possess a 25 character license key to install VNC 5.x. Please check the Computers page of your RealVNC account, or the last purchase email you received from RealVNC. To obtain a new license key for VNC 5.x, you must purchase a VNC Connect subscription.

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