libvncserver VS UltraVNC

Compare libvncserver vs UltraVNC and see what are their differences.


LibVNCServer/LibVNCClient are cross-platform C libraries that allow you to easily implement VNC server or client functionality in your program. (by LibVNC)


UltraVNC Server, UltraVNC Viewer and UltraVNC SC | Official repository: (by ultravnc)
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libvncserver UltraVNC
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GNU General Public License v3.0 only GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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Posts with mentions or reviews of libvncserver. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of UltraVNC. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-03-17.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing libvncserver and UltraVNC you can also consider the following projects:

rustdesk - An open-source remote desktop, and alternative to TeamViewer.

FreeRDP - FreeRDP is a free remote desktop protocol library and clients

x11vnc - a VNC server for real X displays

multivnc - MultiVNC is a cross-platform Multicast-enabled VNC viewer based on LibVNCClient. The desktop version runs on Unix, Mac OS X and Windows. There also is an Android version.

wayvnc - A VNC server for wlroots based Wayland compositors

Remmina - Mirror of The GTK+ Remmina Remote Desktop Client

linux-extend-screen - Turn your Android tablet into a second monitor on Linux (extend screen)

droidVNC-NG - VNC server app for Android that does not require root privileges.

Pandora-Hvnc-Hidden-Browser-Real-Vnc-Working-Chromium-Edge-Opera-Gx - Hidden Features Full Hidden Access Hidden Desktop Hidden Browsers Hidden Cmd Clone Profile Hidden PowerShell Hidden Explorer Hidden Startup Hidden Applications

Bring - Remote control library for the Apache Guacamole protocol (RDP/VNC)

inih - Simple .INI file parser in C, good for embedded systems