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Supported platforms

Principal platforms (VNC Connect)

VNC Connect 6+ is available to provide remote access to all the principal platforms listed in the table below.

You only need download, install and license VNC Connect on remote computers if you have device access; see the table below for download links. With an Enterprise subscription, remote deployment and licensing options are available. For Home and Professional, you must make a desk-side visit.


If you only provide instant support, there’s no software to install on remote computers, and no need to download VNC Connect at all. You only need download VNC Viewer.

For both device access and instant support, you must download VNC Viewer to each device you want to control from. VNC Viewer is available for the same range of desktop platforms as VNC Connect, and also for iOS and Android. It does not require a license.

  Windows Mac Linux Raspberry Pi
VNC Connect (Home, Professional, Enterprise)

Software download

  • 10 and Server 2016
  • 8.1 and Server 2012 R2
  • 8 and Server 2012
  • 7 and Server 2008 R2

Software download

  • 10.13 High Sierra
  • 10.12 Sierra
  • 10.11 El Capitan
  • 10.10 Yosemite

Software download

  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS+
  • RHEL/CentOS 6 to 7
  • SUSE Enterprise 11

Software built-in

  • Raspbian [arm6hf]

Legacy platforms (VNC 5.x)

If you have a valid Enterprise subscription for VNC Connect that includes device access, you are entitled to download, install and license our old VNC 5.x software on legacy platforms; see the table below for download links. This might be useful if you need to provide remote access to systems that do not support VNC Connect. Note you can only establish direct connections from the latest version of VNC Viewer; cloud connectivity is not available.

A license key for VNC 5.x is available from the Deployment page of your RealVNC account.

  Windows Mac Linux UNIX
VNC 5.x (Enterprise subscription only)

Software download

  • Vista and Server 2008
  • XP and Server 2003
  • 2000
  • NT 4

Software download

  • 10.9 Mavericks
  • 10.8 Mountain Lion
  • 10.7 Lion Server
  • 10.7 Lion
  • 10.6 Snow Leopard
  • 10.5 Leopard
  • 10.4 Tiger

Software download

  • Ubuntu 6.06 to 15.10
  • RHEL/CentOS 2.1 to 5
  • SUSE Enterprise 10
  • SUSE Desktop 10 to 11
  • Debian 3.1 to 8
  • Fedora 7 to 23

Software downloads inline:

  • Solaris 9 to 11 [x86]
  • Solaris 10 u5 to 11 [x64]
  • Solaris 8 to 11 [SPARC]
  • HP-UX 11i v3 [ia64]
  • HP-UX 11i v3 [PA-RISC]
  • HP-UX 11.00 (PA-RISC]
  • AIX 5.3 (TL7+) [PowerPC]