TeamViewer for Mac

TeamViewer for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 56 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    9.0.32669
  • Total Downloads:
    1,551,599
  • Date Added:
    October 07, 2014
  • File Size:
    20.43MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    122
  • Operating Systems:
    Mac OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9

Editors' Review

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TeamViewer for Mac lets you control another computer remotely, either from your own Mac, or from a tablet or smartphone. All you need to do is install the app on both devices, and the program walks you through the rest.

Pros

Simple setup: When you install the app on any device, you'll see the User ID and Password associated with that device displayed. To connect, all you have to do is enter the User ID and Password for the machine you want to control into your own when prompted, and you'll be automatically connected.

Quick connection: As soon as you have entered the appropriate information, your screen will switch to display the screen of the computer you want to work on. You can perform any function remotely, and your actions will be immediately reflected on the other machine.

Cons

iPhone issues: While there is an iPhone app for this program that lets you control a computer from your mobile device, navigation and effectiveness were both issues we encountered when testing with that particular interface. Because the iPhone screen is so small, we needed to zoom in often, but were unable to zoom on certain parts of the screen. It was also hard to tap the intended buttons, and often we wound up opening other programs inadvertently.

Bottom Line

TeamViewer is a great tool for accessing your own computer remotely or helping another user with a problem on theirs. It does have some limitations when it comes to mobile devices, so you'll get the most out of it if you use it strictly on laptop or desktop computers. Even with this restriction, though, the program offers many benefits and runs smoothly.

 
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User Reviews
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Results 1-10 of 56

  • 1 stars

    "VERY FRUSTRATED"

    March 07, 2014   |   By Oliver_reid

    Version: TeamViewer 9.0.25963

    Pros

    OK when it works

    Cons

    Most of the time it does not work. As a host it freezes up on a Mini i5 with 16 GB using 80-100% of CPU

    Call Tech support and they promised to get back to me but they have not

    Summary

    Use demo version. No intention of buying

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  • 4 stars

    "Demo Version: Decent"

    December 08, 2013   |   By YupHiThere

    Version: TeamViewer 9.0.24337

    Pros

    It did want I wanted and it was pretty neat being able to see my mac screen on my phone

    Cons

    You have to login at the computer first if you're using the demo. Also, people can see what you're doing if that matters.

    Summary

    Good I suppose.

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  • 3 stars

    "No-go for video streaming"

    December 05, 2013   |   By Ch.Law

    Version: TeamViewer 9.0.24337

    Pros

    I had to find another product in order to watch remote videos from Mac to my laptop. Teamviewer is ok for grabbing files or working on my remote documents, but not for the fun stuff like watching films.

    Cons

    Video support could be better

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  • 3 stars

    "This is the installer for TeamViewer 8."

    April 04, 2013   |   By JTylerRoen

    Version: TeamViewer 7.0.11220

    Pros

    Good software.

    Cons

    Terrible when it comes to backwards compatibility. Finding the installers that work even from TeamViewers site may be difficult.

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  • 5 stars

    "Impressive results"

    March 12, 2013   |   By MargoRaynolds

    Version: TeamViewer 8.0.16901

    Pros

    simple in use, free, shows really great results

    Cons

    Absolutely nothing.

    Summary

    This app helped me much when I had problems with some apps on my Mac. The software development company helped me to solve my issue via remote access.

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  • 5 stars

    "the best!!!"

    March 06, 2013   |   By escottoo

    Version: TeamViewer 8.0.16901

    Pros

    works through firewall....routers

    Cons

    android version needs more gesture

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  • 5 stars

    "A revolution in providing free remote access to your PC"

    December 25, 2012   |   By fernwoodterrace

    Version: TeamViewer 8.0.16478

    Pros

    Using for the past 2 years, connecting 6 PCs with fixed password.

    - Can switch on PC remotely ( & camera) to talk to my overseas parents.
    - Can resolve different issues on my family's PCs, while traveling.
    - Can log-on to different PC in order to get data during the weekend - without actually going to that place.
    - Data transfer, is a good feature which works efficiently.
    - Like the pop up feature where I can see which of my linked PC has logged in - it feels that we are closely knit.

    Cons

    Simply indispensable - at least for me!

    There are few but for free access & with so many features, its not worth laying them down.

    Summary

    All Praises for the free software! - If even T/W now starts charging minimal, people won't mind paying ( Pro edition is far too expensive for the companies to consider as they have to develop the faith with the company & extend their understanding on what ways, this software can be helpful!).
    For T/W : Pl also advertise in what ways the PRO edition has upper hand than the FREE edition. If everyone has what is required in FREE edition, no one would like to consider the PRO edition.
    Pl consider on providing a 8GB cloud service for free ( T/W would expand this way!)

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  • 5 stars

    "Very useful app, thanks for providing it for free"

    November 29, 2012   |   By MarkMul

    Version: TeamViewer 7.0.11837

    Pros

    Easy to use, works fast, available on multiple platforms

    Cons

    There is no home user license if you use it on more than 1 computer on your home network. The Pro license is too expensive.

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  • 5 stars

    "Just great"

    September 20, 2012   |   By seanshumacher

    Version: TeamViewer 7.0.11515

    Pros

    Just great

    Cons

    nothing at all

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  • 5 stars

    "works through firewall"

    September 17, 2012   |   By hirchen

    Version: TeamViewer 7.0.11515

    Pros

    everything

    Cons

    nohjing!!!!

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    Full Specifications

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    What's new in version 9.0.32669
    • VoIP and Phone Conference widgets are now combined for easier selection
    • Connections to contacts don't require the pre-selection of the target device anymore
    • Fix for OSX 10.9.5
    • Other minor improvements and fixes
    General
    Publisher TeamViewer
    Publisher web site http://www.teamviewer.com
    Release Date October 07, 2014
    Date Added October 07, 2014
    Version 9.0.32669
    Category
    Category Networking Software
    Subcategory Remote Access
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.6, Mac OS X 10.8, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.9, Mac OS X 10.7
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 20.43MB
    File Name TeamViewer.dmg
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 1,551,599
    Downloads Last Week 122
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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