Remote Desktop Software Overview - Splashtop
Remote Desktop Software Overview - Splashtop

Fast, Secure, and Easy to Use Remote Desktop Software

Control your computer from anywhere in the world as if you were sitting in front of it. With Splashtop you’ll be able to:

  • See the screen of the remote computer in real time, with HD quality and up to 4K streaming at 40 frames per second with low latency
  • Remotely control your computer from another computer, tablet, or mobile device as if you were using it in-person
  • Open and edit any file stored on your remote computer – no need to upload files to the cloud or send over email
  • Run any software application on the remote computer, including Adobe creative tools, video editing software, CAD programs, and more

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Remote Desktop for Business –
Enable Work From Home

Bring your employees’ work computers to their home office by leveraging Splashtop so you don’t have to worry about transferring data to the cloud, or investing in additional hardware or software licenses.

Employees will be able to remote into their work computers, access their files, and be able to run the applications they need to get their job done. Your company’s data will be secure as Splashtop provides highly secure remote connections and multiple security features.

Enable Work From Home
Enhance Distance Learning

Remote Desktop for Education –
Enhance Distance Learning

Schools and universities implementing distance learning or hybrid schedules can ensure students can access the computing resources they need remotely. Give your students access to school lab computers so they can run apps such as AutoCAD, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, and more from their devices at home, included Chromebooks and tablets!

Faculty and staff can leverage Splashtop to work remotely. IT can also use Splashtop to provide on-demand remote support to student and staff devices, including personal devices.

Remote Desktop for Individuals and Small Teams –
Be Productive Anywhere

Splashtop is the best value, most secure, and highest performing remote desktop app. Want to edit videos away from your desktop? Need to access QuickBooks or another application that is only licensed to your PC? No problem with Splashtop!

You can have the luxury of always having access to your computer without having to take it with you. No matter where you are or what device you have on you, you’ll be able to access your desktop and all the resources on it. All you need is an internet connection and your Splashtop account.

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Why Splashtop is the Best Remote Desktop Solution

Best Value
Best Value
Get a high quality solution at the best price with Splashtop. Save anywhere from 50% to 80% when you choose Splashtop over TeamViewer, LogMeIn Pro, GoToMyPC, and BeyondTrust.
Cross Platform Support
Cross Platform Support
Remote access your Windows, Mac, and Linux computers from any Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and Chromebook device. Splashtop works seamlessly across laptops, tablets, and smartphone devices.
Top Tools and Features
Top Tools and Features
Simplify daily tasks and be more productive while remote controlling your desktop. Drag-and-drop file transfer, chat, remote wake, audio (including audio for Mac remote connections), remote print, and more. See all Splashtop features.
High Performance Connections
High Performance Connections
Users can access resource and processing intensive workstations remotely as if they were sitting in front of it. 4K streaming at 40fps and low latency give users a top notch remote desktop connection.
Superior to VPN
Superior to VPN
Splashtop is faster, more secure, and much easier to deploy and manage than a VPN. That’s why Splashtop is the best alternative to VPNs, especially for businesses and education.
Secure & Compliant
Secure & Compliant
Splashtop’s secure connections, state of the art infrastructure, intrusion prevention, and multiple features keep your data safe. Splashtop complies with several industry regulations and standards. Learn more about Splashtop’s security.

Get Started for Free

Start a free trial of Splashtop Business Access to see why Splashtop is one of the highest rated remote desktop solutions and used by more than 30 million people. No credit card or commitment required to get started.

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Splashtop Remote Desktop FAQs

+ What is remote desktop?
Remote desktop software enables a user to remotely access and take control of a remote computer with their local (client) device. The user will see the screen of the remote computer in real time and be able to control it as if they were sitting in front of it.
+ Which remote desktop software is best?
Splashtop is consistently rated as the best remote desktop software solution by third-party reviewers and peer-to-peer review sites. Splashtop scores high marks for performance, reliability, and security. Splashtop recently earned an NPS score of 93 and had the highest “users likely to recommend” score in an industry report.
+ How to setup remote desktop?
Create your Splashtop account, then install the Splashtop Streamer on the computers you want to access, and download the Splashtop Business app on the devices you want to use to access your remote computers. Once set up, you can simply open the Splashtop Business app, see your list of remote computers, and select the one you want to access with just a click. Learn more about setting up Splashtop remote desktop software.
+ How do I use remote desktop?
With Splashtop, you’ll see the screen of your remote computer and be able to remotely control it from your local device. You can open any file, and you can run any software application on the remote computer, including resource-intensive applications such as Adobe Creative tools, video editing software, graphic design, and 3D modeling tools like Revit and AutoCAD. Splashtop enables you to feel as if you were using the remote computer in-person.
+ How to enable remote desktop on Windows?
With Splashtop you can enable remote desktop connections to and from Windows PCs with Splashtop. Splashtop is cross-platform, meaning you can access your remote pc from any other device, and use your Windows computer to access any other Windows, Mac or Linux computer. Learn more about Splashtop remote desktop for Windows.
+ How do you use remote desktop on a Mac?
Use Splashtop to remotely access any computer from a Mac, and to access Mac computers from another computer, tablet, or smartphone device. Splashtop is fully compatible with Mac, offering a full suite of features such as file transfer, remote audio, and more along with fast and secure remote connections. Learn more about Splashtop remote desktop for Mac.
+ How to use remote desktop on Linux?
Splashtop Business Access is the best remote desktop software for Linux. With it, you can remotely access and control your Linux computers from any other computer, tablet, or mobile device. Splashtop supports multiple Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, RHEL and Fedora. Learn more about Splashtop remote desktop for Linux.
+ Can I use remote desktop on iPad?
User your iPad to remotely access and take control of a computer with Splashtop. Once you get set up, open the Splashtop Business app anytime on your iPad to see your list of computers. From there, simply click the computer you want to access to connect. You’ll be able to remotely control the computer from your iPad. You can open any file and run any software application. Learn more about remote desktop on iPad with Splashtop.
+ How to use remote desktop on iPhone?
With Splashtop, you can use your iPhone to control your computers. Once set up, you can open the Splashtop Business app and see the list of computers in your account. Click on the computer you want to access to start the remote connection. From there, you’ll see the screen of the computer on your iPhone in real time, take control of it, open any file, and run any software application. Learn more about remote desktop from iPhone with Splashtop.
+ How to use remote desktop on Android?
Use your Android device to access and control your computer with Splashtop. Once set up, open the Splashtop Business app and see the list of computers in your account. Click on the computer you want to access to start the remote connection. From there, you’ll see the screen of the computer on your Android device in real time. You’ll be able to control the remote computer, open its files, and run any software app on it. Learn more about remote desktop from Android with Splashtop.
+ How to use remote desktop on Chrome OS?
You can remotely access your Windows, Mac, and Linux computers from a Chromebook with Splashtop. By installing the Splashtop Business app for Android on your Chromebook, you’ll be able to access and control your remote computers set up under your account. Simply open the app and click the desktop you want to access to launch the remote connection. With Splashtop, you can work from home with a Chromebook by remotely accessing your work computer..
+ How to use dual monitors with remote desktop?
You can change your viewing options to view the remote computer’s multiple monitors on your local multi-monitor display. Splashtop enables you to leverage your dual monitor display to make working from your remote computer feel more seamless. Learn more about multi-monitor remote desktop.
+ How to send Ctrl+Alt+Del to a remote desktop?
With Splashtop, you can simply click the CTRL+ALT+DEL button in the toolbar to send the command to the remote computer.
+ How to restart my remote desktop?
With the remote reboot feature in Splashtop, you can reboot any of your remote computers in your Splashtop account. You can choose to do a normal reboot or to reboot in safe mode.