With the plethora of remote access tools available, it’s increasingly difficult to drill down through the heavily advertised and lesser noted features. Tech site InfoWorld’s handy chart and analysis helps you determine the best remote access tool for your system and workflow.
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If you’re uncertain which remote access tool would best suit your workflow and you don’t have time to sit down and try out a half dozen or more, InfoWorld has rounded up eight popular Windows and Mac applications in a handy chart. Their chart includes support for OS by host and client, ease of traversing firewalls, remote printing, file transfers, other noteworthy features and an overall score.
If you want to jump right to the best fit for the broadest audience, GBridge was the highest scoring Windows remote access tool thanks to low firewall conflicts, remote printing and remote file transfer. For more details (and their top picks for Mac and Linux) check out the full article at the link below. (Make sure to check out the additional pages; the first page showcases the comparison chart but each subsequent page is a detailed break down of the features of each client they reviewed.)