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The Most Secure VNC Viewer for macOS

Download VNC Viewer for macOS to the device you want to control from.
For the best experience, install RealVNC® Viewer and RealVNC® Server
together using the RealVNC® Connect Setup app.

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Looking for RealVNC Viewer and RealVNC Server?

Streamline your setup experience with our RealVNC Connect Setup app
that helps you install both RealVNC Viewer and RealVNC Server in one go.

RealVNC Connect combines the best VNC viewer and client server.

Get the full VNC® Connect experience

VNC Viewer and VNC Server are designed to work best together. Use them both to experience enhanced security, more reliable connections, and access to exclusive features within VNC Connect.

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Full end-to-end session encryption No Yes
Session recording No Yes
Advanced multi-factor authentication No Yes
Cloud & Direct (LAN) connectivity No Yes
Granular access and user permission control No Yes
Remote printing, real-time chat and file sharing No Yes

Get started in three easy steps


1. Download

Download and install VNC Viewer on your desktop.


2. Sign in/up

Sign in or Create an account (and claim a free 14-day trial).

step 3

3. Setup and Connect

Add VNC Server to your remote devices and connect.

See how easy VNC Connect is to use

  • How to get started

How to get started with RealVNC Connect remote access

In this video, we’ll show you how quick and easy it is to get your first screen sharing session up and running using RealVNC Connect.

Tutorial: How to get started with RealVNC Connect remote access

Starting to use RealVNC Connect couldn’t be easier. You just need to create an account and get a free trial (no credit card required).

This video will show you how to provide unattended access to your Windows, Linux or Mac computer.

You will now be able to control your computer easily from anywhere in the world. If you want to continue to use the software after the 14-day trial, you can continue to do so seamlessly after buying a subscription.

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Frequently asked questions

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Just run the installer on the device you want to control from and follow the instructions, or there’s MSIs for remote deployment under Windows. If you don’t have permission to install VNC® Viewer on desktop platforms, choose the standalone option.

If you have a keyboard and mouse in front of you, use them as you would normally. If you’re on a mobile device, then your touchscreen acts as a mouse trackpad, with gestures mapped to mouse buttons. See the on-board help!

No. VNC® Viewer is always free to use. Just accept the EULA the first time you run.

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