What is the best remote control software?

Belinda December 28, 2011

Would like to work remotely. Would like to control / access applications on the home computer, but be able to print locally.

  1. Aibek
    December 30, 2011 at 6:41 am

    what make it better than others?

  2. Jeff Fabish
    December 28, 2011 at 9:43 pm

    I agree with Mike, I'm a huge fan of free to use TeamViewer. I've never tried the others, as once I used TV I knew that it was 'the one'. In case you don't like TV, check out some related articles. 

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    December 28, 2011 at 3:20 pm

    Hello, as long as the printer is shared in your network, you could also use Live Mesh:


    From the ones mentioned before, I always go back to using Teamviewer.  UltraVnc is pretty good and free:


  4. Mike
    December 28, 2011 at 11:42 am

    As for the remote control software you can make your pick:
    TeamViewer, GoToAssist, LogMeIn Pro, Mikigo ...

    As for printing a remote document on a local printer I only know of LogMeIn Pro supporting it by default.

    For the others they only state to support "printing a local document on a remote printer". But you could probably setup a secure connection via VPN or Hamachi, share your local printer and install it on the remote machine.