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Enhanced version of VNC

TightVNC (Virtual Network Computing) is client/server software that gives users remote access to graphical desktops: they can access machines from everywhere provided the machines are connected to the Internet. TightVNC is compatible with the standard, original VNC. TightVNC can be used to perform remote administration tasks and can be very helpful in distance learning and remote customer support. Features in TightVNC that are missing from the standard VNC include local cursor handling, efficient compression algorithms, configurable compression levels, optional JPEG compression, browser access, and automatic SSH tunneling (on *nix).



version 2.8.3 (stable)
released on 4 October 2016

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Janet Casey

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13 August 2002

Leaders and contributors

Constantin Kaplinsky Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=14067
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=14067&atid=114067
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/vnc-tight-list

Software prerequisites

Source requirementJPEG libraries
Source requirementzlib libraries

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 10 January 2017.


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