TeamViewer

TeamViewer

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.6
out of 833 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    6.0.10722
  • Total Downloads:
    55,373,394
  • Date Added:
    June 01, 2011
  • File Size:
    7.46MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    10,244
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7

Editors' Review

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TeamViewer is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to set and use a VPN connection; a Virtual Private Network that lets you take complete control of another PC from your own computer, whether they're separated by a soda can or a continent (and as long as both machines are running TeamViewer). It enables two-way connections in which users can flip control back and forth. TeamViewer also lets you hold virtual meetings with multiple participants (again, they all must have TeamViewer installed). With a name like TeamViewer, you'd expect it to be an enterprise-ready tool, and you'd be right: TeamViewer's robust simplicity is what happens when multiple users of vastly different skills need to use software. After a while, the bugs get squashed pretty firmly. But TeamViewer is free to non-commercial users. That means you can use it to access your work and home PCs remotely, of course. But you can also install it on your mom's PC (for example) and provide tech support from home.

We installed and opened TeamViewer on two Windows 7 PCs; one a 64-bit desktop, the other a 32-bit netbook. TeamViewer provides a user name and password for each machine. You simply need to enter each machine's numbers in the other to create a connection. The host PC's screen displays the remote PC's desktop in a window, and the host machine's mouse and keyboard control the remote PC's counterparts. We could open folders, files, and programs; run processes; and change settings: anything we could do with the remote machine's own controls, we could do from our main PC's controls, too, with TeamViewer. We tried the Meeting tool, too, but since we had TeamViewer installed on just two PCs, our pool of invitees was a bit small. TeamViewer offers some useful options; for instance, you can limit it to file transfers if you don't need total control.

TeamViewer is simply the easiest tool of its type we've used, and a far cry from the VPN apps of not so long ago. And it can cut down on the phone tag when friends and family need tech support!

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.8

    out of 42 votes

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    • 4 star 8
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  • All Versions

    4.6

    out of 833 votes

    • 5 star 613
    • 4 star 156
    • 3 star 29
    • 2 star 14
    • 1 star 21
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5 stars

"Makes short work out of fixing my families computers"

October 24, 2014  |  By JKNOKE83

 |  Version: TeamViewer 9.0.32494

Pros

Fast and easy to use. My family always has computer issues and with this tool it makes it easy to fix there issues, even from 300+ miles away

Cons

after you sign out it asks if you want to buy.

Summary

Great option for anyone needing remote access.

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5 stars

"Works perfectly."

October 21, 2014  |  By SaverySoohoo

 |  Version: TeamViewer 9.0.32494

Pros

Great tool, no nagging appearance.

Cons

It doesn't have any cons.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 6.0.10722
Version 6.0.10722 has included some layout fixes for right-to-left layout dialogs and text adjustments for easier understanding.
General
Publisher TeamViewer
Publisher web site http://www.teamviewer.com
Release Date June 01, 2011
Date Added June 01, 2011
Version 6.0.10722
Category
Category Networking Software
Subcategory Remote Access
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2003, Windows 98, Windows, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 7.46MB
File Name TeamViewer_Setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 55,373,394
Downloads Last Week 10,244
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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