Download VNC Connect to the computer to control
Then, download VNC Viewer to the device you want to control from.
VNC Connect is not available for Solaris.
You can still download VNC 5.x here.
Frequently asked questions
What does VNC 5.x consist of?
VNC 5.x consists of a VNC Server app for the computer you want to control, a VNC Viewer app for the computer or mobile device you want to connect from, and supporting programs.
How do I install it?
The easiest thing to do is to run the installer and follow the instructions.
Can I upgrade from an older version of VNC?
Yes. This should be seamless if you're upgrading from an earlier version of VNC 5.x. There's no need to stop VNC Server, and you'll be prompted if you need a new license key. If you're upgrading from VNC 4.x, please read the upgrade guide first.
Do I need to apply a license key?
You must either license VNC Server using a VNC 5.x Enterprise, Personal or Free key you already possess, or else purchase a new Enterprise subscription for VNC Connect 6+ (though note you won't be able to install VNC Connect on this platform).
Can I download an older version of VNC 5.x?
Yes. Show the table.
How do I connect?
You can only establish direct connections. Follow our infographic.
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.