Best 6 Mac Remote Apps that can control your Mac from Android

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Accessing and transferring the data between the phone and Mac that can be troublesome. You need to enjoy the perks of being Android user. You can easily can have remote control of your Mac computer with the help of the Android device and can even have the same content on the both your phone and computer. You can even enjoy accessing of the data on the computer easily and automatically. Then you don’t need to fetch the data manually. You can make your life easy with by efficiently securing the connection between your Android device and computer. this will not only let you access to your files and apps from anywhere but even give control and lets you monitor them.

Additional Reading: How to Recover and Backup Android Phone Data on Mac

1. Team Viewer App

The free application Team Viewer can be used for remote controlling your MAC and be installed easily. Unlike other apps it is not running all the time rather it needs to be manually launched. However you get an option to make it running all the time and you can put a custom password before getting access to MAC. The strong encryption, full keyboard, and high security protocols are some ways for securing your files. It even allows you to transfer files via both directions and make use of the web browser for remote access with the MAC computer. Although its handful features does not provide you with best option but it is enough for making the application to be run remotely.

Download Team Viewer via Google Play>>

2. Splashtop 2 Remote Desktop App

Splashtop is the most advanced and comprehensive that allows you take full advantage of remote desktop applications of high speed and quality. You can enjoy you HD quality video or 1080p videos with it. It can easily work with the MAC (OS X 10.6+), and even with Windows (8, 7, Vista, and XP) and Linux. Splashtop supports all the programs which get installed on your computer. With the help of efficient interpretation of Multitouch gestures of this App you can easily mode around the computer. It provides you access of up to 5 computers via the help of single Splashtop account over a local network. If you want to access your computer by the help of the internet then you need to subscribe this app with Anywhere Access Pack via In-App Purchase.

Download Splashtop 2 Remote Desktop from Google Play>>

3. VNC Viewer App

A graphical desktop controlling protocol system VNC viewer is a product of the inventors of remote access technology. It is a bit difficult to set up this platform dependent app. However it contains lot of good features such as scrolling and dragging gestures, an automatic performance optimization, pinch to zoom which depends on the speed of the Internet. It does not contain any limit of computer that can be access via the help of the VNC Viewer nor does it contain any time duration for getting access of them. It even includes encryption and authentication to have a secure connection. However it contains some of the disadvantages like security and performance issues. It even needs more configurations compared to other apps.

Download VNC Viewe via Google Play>>

4. Mac Remote App

Android device and MAC OSX both of them share a same Wi-Fi network and you want to gain remote access to the MAC computer via your Android Device then it is the right choice for you. This app can be Compatible with number of media players such as:

  • Spotify
  • Quicktime
  • MplayerX
  • VLC
  • Itunes
  • Iphoto
  • Preview
  • Keynote

So if you want to watch your movie in a relax mode on your MAC and want to exercise volume, brightness and other basic playback controls with the help of your Android device as a remote then you can easily do this with the help of this app. It can be used as a media controller and supports a list of programs and therefore you cannot use it and remotely control over the MAC. It is a simple but it can be used in a limited way. The size of MAC Remote is 4.1M. It even requires Android version 2.3 and up and it is rated as 4.0 in the Google Play store.


Download Mac Remote via Google Play>>

5. Chrome Remote Desktop App

If you are Google Chrome web browser users then you easily enjoy remote access with the MAC or PC which you can use by installing the extension which is known as Chrome Remote desktop in your Chrome web browser. You need to install this extension and provides an authentication via the help of personal PIN. You have to get logged into your Google Account. You can make use of the same Google credentials in other Chrome Browser where you see the name of the other PC with which you want to start the remote session. It is very simple to set up and use. However it does not provide you with the feature of sharing of files and other advanced options that other remote accessing apps offers. It can compatible with other operating systems on which Google Chrome can be used. Chrome Remote Desktop size is 2.1M which requires Android version 4.0 and up and is rated as 4.4 on Google play.

Download Chrome Remore Desktop via Google Play>>

6. Jump Desktop (RDP & VNC) App

You can leave your computer or laptop behind and fully enjoy remote access to it 24/7 anywhere with the help of this Jump Desktop. It is one of the powerful remote access applications that give you access and control over your computer via your Android Device. It even provides highlighting features such as Security, streamlined user interface, reliability, simplicity, compatibility with RDP and VNC, multiple monitors, and encryption. For taking the advantage of this app you just need to go to the and follow the simple steps. It features are very similar to the most of the applications such as pinch-to-zoom, mouse dragging, and two finger scrolling. It even gives you control of your computer in an easy and effortless way. It even supports full external keyboard and mouse, giving you a PC-like feeling. Switching applications does not result in connection loss situation.

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