VNC® Connect consists of VNC® Server and VNC® Viewer

Download VNC® Server to the computer you want to control, below. Then, get VNC® Viewer for the device you want to control from.

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

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

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Supported platforms

Raspbian Stretch and Jessie

Pi Zero, 1, 2 and 3

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Related downloads

Policy template files

Remotely configure and lock down programs 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 remote access software for personal and commercial use. It consists of a VNC® Server app for the computer you want to control, which must be licensed, and a VNC® Viewer app that you are free to download to all the devices you want to control from.

How do I install VNC® Server?

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 VNC® Server 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.

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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