TeamViewer for Mac

TeamViewer for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 56 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.0.11218
  • Total Downloads:
    1,554,084
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 18, 2012
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    19.5MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    460
  • Platform:
    Mac
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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TeamViewer is an app that lets you connect to other Macs and PCs via the Internet to share desktops, transfer files, walk through presentations, and control other computers remotely. It's even free for noncommercial use, making it a great choice for your pro bono troubleshooting for friends and family, or for just accessing your own Mac from the road.

The interface is simple: you just open TeamViewer and you're prompted to either create a session or wait for one. A unique ID and password is created for each session, and you need TeamViewer on both computers (if you're helping someone, they can just download and run the small "TeamViewer QuickSupport module," so they don't even have to install the full app). Once a session is running, you can see the other computer's desktop on an inset window. Your level of control depends on the parameters you set for the session (Remote Support, Presentation, or File Transfer), and the interface and menus are straightforward, with intuitive touches like a big "X" that either user can click to end the session.

In the latest update to TeamViewer, you now have the ability to create meetings with up to 25 participants. You can now schedule meetings in advance within the app, perform a practice run before the big day, and then hold a meeting complete with video and other media -- on all your devices. In our test runs, we were able to get a meeting up and running and use many of the new features. We think TeamViewer users will appreciate the new meeting features because they're intuitive and don't require a lot of practice to create a meeting on-the-fly.

TeamViewer isn't perfect -- for example, it often feels less like a Mac app and more like a ported PC program, which it is -- but it's surprisingly stable, fast, and (perhaps most importantly) free for personal use. With extras like integrated chat, heavy-duty encryption, and new meetings support with tons of features, TeamViewer is definitely worth a download for anyone who needs this kind of functionality.

 
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User Reviews
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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 7.0.11218
Performance optimizations for PowerPCs Meetings can be hosted from the computers & contacts list Enhanced re-connect Fix when connecting from Windows to Mac in case the Mac monitor is in standby Reliable deleting of computers and contacts within the computers & contacts list TeamViewer now only blocks the video camera when actually transferring video Added missing translations Reliable online status when waking up the Mac from standby Several minor fixes and improvements
General
Publisher TeamViewer
Publisher web site http://www.teamviewer.com
Release Date June 15, 2012
Date Added June 18, 2012
Version 7.0.11218
Category
Category Networking Software
Subcategory Remote Access
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.4 Intel, Mac OS X 10.7, Mac OS X 10.5, Mac OS X 10.5 PPC, Mac OS X 10.6, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel, Mac OS X 10.4, Mac OS X 10.4 PPC, Macintosh
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 19.5MB
File Name TeamViewer.dmg
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,554,084
Downloads Last Week 460
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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