TeamViewer is a closed source program that allows you to remotely control your computer, even when the devices are in different local networks. For personal purposes, for home or work, users can use it completely free of charge. It is enough to install the TeamViewer version on both computers that you plan to manage.
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What is TeamViewer QuickSupport?
Like the Portable version, QuickSupport also does not require installation. The difference is that QS works only in one direction: you can receive remote support through it, but you cannot provide it. QuickSupport gives the support technician access and control over the device to quickly resolve technical issues.
What is TeamViewer Host?
This version is designed for 24/7 monitoring, maintenance and support of connected devices. It can be installed on an unlimited number of computers and mobile gadgets. It runs in the background as a system service, turning on even before a user logs in Windows. Also, like QuickSupport, it works in one direction.
What is better to download?
Depends on your purposes. For continuous use, especially on a large number of machines, TeamViewer Host is optimal. It is indispensable when working with stand-alone devices, which are not constantly sat by the operator, who can manually start the program. For occasional or non-commercial use, the regular TeamViewer is fine. To get technical support, a truncated version is enough - QuickSupport.
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The latest version of TeamViewer
To download TeamViewer for Linux, select the operating system and its bit depth from the table and click “Download”.
TeamViewer is noticeably more expensive than some of its competitors (AeroAdmin, Show My PC, etc.), but has a free version, which eliminates this drawback.
The program supports most platforms, while many analogues (Zoho Assist, Techinline, Windows 365) are limited to only one.
All communications via TeamViewer are protected by end-to-end encryption, but there is no backup. The mobile version has biometric protection.
In terms of functionality, TeamViewer is a complex product and, in addition to remote access, offers a whole range of communication services (web conferencing, VoIP communication, call recording), which many analogues lack. Compared to other complex or highly specialized products, TeamViewer can lose in the details: there are no built-in notes and a drawing mode. But in big and important things - such as two-way screen sharing or support for multiple monitors – it always wins.
It is very clear that TeamViewer is a top product in its class, outperforming the competition in both the number of features and their quality.