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A remote desktop application that provides platform-independent remote access to another computer's screen, allowing control and file transfer

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+Low LatencyOffers real-time responsiveness, making remote sessions feel almost like local interactions
+High Frame RatesDelivers smooth visuals even on low-bandwidth connections
+File TransferTransfer files between connected devices without third-party tools
+SecurityUses TLS 1.2 encryption and RSA 2048 key exchange for secure connections
+Access ControlDefine permissions for specific actions (view, control, file transfer) during sessions. Granular control prevents unauthorized actions and protects user privacy.
+Multi-Monitor SupportCaters to modern workstation setups and allows for seamless navigation. Seamlessly switch between multiple screens during remote sessions.
+Unattended AccessSet up permanent access to remote computers without user intervention.
+Collaboration ToolsDraw, highlight, and annotate during remote sessions
+Session RecordingRecord remote sessions for documentation or troubleshooting purposes
+Custom Address BookCreate a personalized list of frequently accessed devices
+Wake-on-LANWake up a remote computer from sleep mode
+Clipboard SyncShare clipboard content between local and remote devices
+Auto-DiscoveryDetect nearby devices automatically for quick connections
+Session NotesAdd notes during sessions for future reference
+Remote RebootRestart a remote computer without physical access
+CustomizableAdjust settings like colour depth and resolution
+Session Time LimitSet a maximum session duration for security and billing purposes
-Performance ImpactSome users report that AnyDesk can slow down PC function.
-Slow File Transfer for Large FilesCopying large files can take a considerable amount of time.




System Requirements

Version ↓
  • Windows XP (SP2+), 7, 8.1, 10, 11
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 & newer
  • macOS 10.13 High Sierra & newer
  • Linux:
    • Ubuntu 18.04 & newer LTS releases
    • Debian 10 & newer
    • CentOS Linux 7
    • RHEL 7 and newer
    • OpenSUSE 42/15
    • Linux Mint (Cinnamon)
  • Raspberry Pi 2 & newer
  • Amazon Fire OS 4 & newer
  • ChromeOS Devices with the Google Play Store
  • Android 5 & newer
  • iOS:
    • iOS 11.0 and newer
    • iPadOS 13.0 and newer
    • tvOS 11.0 and newer

A single-core processor

– Single-core systems let AnyDesk switch automatically to lower quality (16 bit per pixel) rendering mode in order to preserve system resources

A dual-core processor
31 GB2 GB
  • Direct3D or at least DirectDraw capable graphics card
  • 32 MB or more VRAM
A hardware-acceleration-capable graphics card
  • Switching AnyDesk to full-screen mode is recommended for maximum performance
  • AnyDesk benefits if an Aero desktop scheme (hardware compositing) is enabled in Windows
  • The Mirror Driver on Windows Server and Windows XP provides a substantial increase in capturing performance



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Initial Release

21 May 2014


AnyDesk being a proprietary software, its source code is not publicly hosted.


Proprietary, Freemium, Commercial


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