remote desktop between pc and mac...?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by whyrichard, Jul 20, 2005.

  1. whyrichard macrumors 68000

    Aug 15, 2002
    does apple's remote desktop work between mac and pc?

    is there another free alternative?

  2. varmit macrumors 68000


    Aug 5, 2003
    From PC to Mac, you can set up VNC with using a VNC viewer on the PC and the updated Remote Desktop part on the Mac (will need to download the latest manually from Apple). From Mac to PC (XP Pro only) you can use MS Remote Desktop that you can get from their website. You could also setup a VNC server on the PC and use a VNC viewer on the Mac. A good VNC viewer on the Mac is "Chicken of the VNC". and look up VNC.
  3. mad jew Moderator emeritus

    mad jew

    Apr 3, 2004
    Adelaide, Australia
    The Microsoft client is surprisingly good. However, you will only be able to use it to connect to Windows and not the other way.

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