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Best iPhone apps for remote desktop connection

April 16th, 2013 · No Comments

Here in this post we will tell you some of the best iPhone apps for remote desktop connection. Here’s the list of some:

Apps are the wonderful tools that make any smartphone versatile. The ubiquitous iPhone is playing host for a hoard of apps of almost all popular categories and it can support apps for geeks like remote desktop connection app.

There is plethora of these apps and any user could get into a dilemma while choosing one of them that suits his/her purpose. Let us see some of the top rated desktop connection apps.

Before proceeding to know about these apps it is better to note that the apps are available under two categories i.e. (1) Freeware and (2) Commercial. Obviously free apps will be lagging marginally behind the commercial apps but would not have compromised too much on service deliverables.

iPhone apps for remote desktop connection

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Here are the some of the top iPhone remote desktop connection apps under free category:

1. TeamViewer

This is a free iPhone app and helps the user to get connected with friends and clients instantly. Through this app, users can access their desktop and use the documents or run applications stored on that desktop. Users can even attend to the remote servers as well. The only hitch that was noticed by the experts that it is bit sluggish in its movement.

2. LogMeIn Free

This is a free iPhone app from LogMeIn Inc. In line with TeamViewer, this app allows the users to access their office or personal desktops from iPhone. Users can check mails or do any sort of actions as if they are sitting in front of their desktop. Some of the product reviews hint about few shortcomings but those can be undermined for the simple reason that LogMeIn works extensively well though being a free app.

3. Mocha VNC Lite

Through this free app, users can hook on to their Windows or Mac PCs. This comes with 8 and 32 bit color modes and supports local mouse to operate the remote desktop.

Now, let us see the commercial apps that are hot favorites of millions of users:

1. Splashtop 2

This has been a long time favorite with many. It is one of the economical apps with subscription fee as low as $1.99 per month for personal usage. When it comes to the features, Splashtop 2 provides anytime access to the desktops with HD video support. With <200ms latency, it provides fastest connection and response time. Works with 3G and 4G.

2. Jump Desktop

This app works with Mac or any PC for that matter. This app works on two protocols i.e. RDP and VNC. It extends full support to iOS4 multi tasking. Jump Desktop does not need any additional software or plug-in to function. Multiple monitor support is another attractive feature of this app. This is a commercial app that would cost around $14.99.

3. VNC Viewer

VNC Viewer from RealVNC is one of the best commercial apps for iPhone’s remote desktop connections. This apps enables the users to get connected to not only Windows and Mac but Linux systems as well. Its support for high resolutions up to 5120×2400 makes it quite unique amongst other apps. iOS version is priced at $9.99 thus making it quite affordable.

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