Screens VNC - Access Your Computer From Anywhere
By Edovia Inc.
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Access your computers from wherever you are! Screens is a beautiful, yet powerful Screen Sharing and VNC client that lets you connect back to your Mac, Windows or Linux PC from the comfort of your living room, the corner coffee shop or anywhere in the world.
Screens offers a ton of awesome features that you’ll love:
• Connect from Everywhere
Install Screens Connect on your Mac or Windows PC and make it easily reachable from anywhere in the world.
• Stay Synchronized
Your saved Screens follow you on every Mac or iOS devices you own through iCloud.
• Quickly Connect to Nearby Computers
Initiate a single-shot connection to a nearby Mac, Windows or Linux PC without having to create a new Screen.
• Connect Safely
Screens can connect back to your computer through a secured connection. Enable Remote Login on your Mac and you’re done!
• Easy Shortcuts
Assign key mappings to the most used keyboard shortcuts in order to control your remote computer more easily.
• Display Selection
Do you have more than one display attached to your Mac? Screens supports multiple displays allowing you to always access what you need, no matter which display it is on.
• Pasteboard Support
Send text back to your computer and receive text, images and URLs from it through the pasteboard.
• On Disconnect Actions
Screens can execute special commands before it disconnects from your computer. Execute one of them Hot Corners or get the remote user to log out.
AND FOR THE POWER USER:
• SSH Keys Support
Initiate a secure connection (SSH) with a key, with or without a passphrase.
Launch Screens from URL Schemes like screens://, vnc:// or ssh://.
• Screens in your menu bar
Access your recent connections or discovered computers right from your menu bar.
• A VNC Server, such as UltraVNC or TightVNC, is required to connect to a Windows PC.
• Windows and Linux users are required to configure their router and computer manually to access their computer remotely.
• A SSH Server, such as freeSSHd, is required to create a secure connection to a Windows or Linux PC.
• Pasteboard images are only receivable from a Mac. Windows and Linux PCs can only receive text and URLs.
See Screens’ User Guide for details.
• Screens will not receive any sound from your computer. This is a limitation of the RFB protocol the app is using.
• Screens Connect requires OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard or later. You will need to create a free Screens ID.
What's New in Version 3.6.4
Shared SSH keys storage with iOS version.
Passwords could fail saving.
Clipboard images sent to another Mac could end up sending those back.
Screens will now automatically copy the received content instead of showing the Share menu when shared clipboard is enabled,
It is no longer required to relaunch Screens when the ”Hide Screens icon in Dock” setting has changed.
Improved reliability and performance.
If you enjoy Screens, please let others know by leaving a favorable review on the Mac App Store. Thanks!
Never works remotely, only sometimes works on local network.
I've been having trouble forever with this application. I have Screens Connect on a MacBook Pro and iMac, both running latest version of Yosemite. My iPad and iPhone have the Screens app (so do my MacBook Pro and iMac), and they are able to connect while I’m off my LAN (remote) maybe 1 in 10 times.
I always get Connection Error: The operation couldn't be completed. Connection Refused (Error: 14). Cannot rely on this app. I’ve tested and confirmed my settings on my devices (Mac’s, iOS devices, and AirPort Extreme) numerous times.
Developer won’t help and it’s too late to get a refund. Poor service all around.
Not good like it once was
Way back when this came out I got it and it worked great. But after the first update or two I couldn’t connect to my Mac via Internet anymore. I’ve contacted tech support and all they do is walk me through the setup I did from the user manual. No success. At this point, I can barely connect via WiFi locally, and never through Internet when I’m away. What a shame, because this is a much needed fucntion for those of us work spend 90% of our working lives on the road.
- Category: Utilities
- Updated: Jun 04, 2015
- Version: 3.6.4
- Size: 10.2 MB
- Languages: English, Bokmål, Norwegian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
- Seller: Edovia Inc.
- © 2011-2015 Edovia Inc.
Compatibility: OS X 10.9 or later, 64-bit processor