Is there an app that lets you share your iMac desktop with a windows machine?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by eroxx, Mar 2, 2011.

  1. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    TeamViewer, which works with Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Ubuntu, iPhone, iPad, etc. It's very secure and quite simple to set up and use.
  2. Anonymous Freak macrumors 601

    Anonymous Freak

    Dec 12, 2002
    What exactly are you trying to accomplish?

    If you just want to view/control the Mac desktop from a Windows machine on the same local network, just turn on Desktop Sharing in the System Preferences, and enable VNC in the advanced box - it's built into OS X; then download one of a number of free/open-source VNC clients for Windows.

    If you want remote-over-the-internet access, you can either do some advanced VNC setup on routers, or use something like TeamViewer, Go2MyPC, WebEx, or the like.
  3. soloer macrumors 6502a


    Sep 27, 2004
    Guess we need to know what you really want. I was recently introduced to a program called Synergy that lets me share a mouse/keyboard between different computers/OS's. Works well and I can copy/paste from one OS to the other, which is nice when I'm working on my mac but have to e-mail something on my PC.
  4. Beezy macrumors regular

    Feb 12, 2011
    I am a big team viewer fan. If there is something better no one has told me about it.
  5. jlmurphyiii macrumors newbie

    Dec 29, 2008
    Mac Control of PC?

    Will Team View allow a Mac to control/view a PC desktop?
  6. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    Yes, TeamViewer will enable you to control a PC from a Mac, and vice-versa.

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