Dec 23, 2022 – Remote Ripple Goes Free to Use (and More News!)
We have a Christmas and New Year present for all fans of TightVNC technology: our modern remote
desktop viewer, Remote Ripple, becomes free to use on all supported platforms: Windows, Mac,
iPhone & iPad, Android. Commercial use is free as well.
Read more about our plans on Remote Ripple, TightVNC and our new products –
a look at our post in the GlavSoft company blog.
Mar 15, 2022 – Remote Core SDK (.NET Viewer) v2022.1.1: Supporting .NET 5.0 and 6.0
Now, in the SDK, .NET 5.0 and .NET 6.0 are supported for the Core component, WPF and WinForms.
Also, we've added the WPF FileTransferControl to easily implement file transfer functionality in a WPF application,
and made a few breaking changes in WPF RemoteDesktopControl and Core extensions.
Request a trial version and see licensing options on the Remote Core SDK
March 2, 2022 – Remote Ripple for Windows Release 1.0.3: Clipboard Exchange Added
for Windows now allows Copy & Paste text between the local machine and a remote host.
You can help us improve Remote Ripple functionality and user experience in the next releases.
For doing this, please
download Remote Ripple for Windows
and fill in the pop-up form – we'll send you a feedback reminder.
February 15, 2022 – MightyViewer Release 1.3.1: New Features and Call for Your Feedback
In a new release (coinciding with GlavSoft's birthday),
has acquired clipboard exchange and file transfer features, to enable files and text copying
between the local machine and a remote host.
We'd be really grateful if you tell us what you think of the app. For doing this, please
download MightyViewer for Windows
and fill in the pop-up form – we'll send you a feedback reminder.
November 16, 2021 – Remote Ripple 1.0 for Windows Released
A new modern viewer for Windows has expanded the Remote Ripple line of software. Having
retained the benefits of TightVNC Viewer, Remote Ripple has acquired enhanced user interface
and higher performance.
See more information and download Remote Ripple
for a trial period!
September 17, 2021 – TightVNC for Windows 2.8.63 Released
Most importantly, this update fixes a severe security issue in the TightVNC Viewer code
(only Viewer part is vulnerable, Server is not affected). Also, there is a number of
improvements in the Server application. We highly encourage you to upgrade all installations of
the software to this latest version. Please see more detail here.
April 23, 2021 – New MightyViewer Release 1.2.2: Huge Changes
Meet the new version of
MightyViewer for Windows,
our application to monitor many remote desktops simultaneously. New version introduces a
lot of improvements. Most importantly, now it's not only a remote monitoring
tool, now it allows you to gain full control over each workstation when needed. Consider it as
an improved TightVNC Viewer with live preview of all connected desktops. ;)
Go straight to the downloads!
December 17, 2020 – TightVNC for Windows 2.8.59 Released
This version fixes a few more bugs discovered in latest versions (see what's new). If you have problems with version 2.8.55, please upgrade. Also, we ask everybody to send
us bug reports, that really helps us make the software better.
December 1, 2020 – Meet Our New Product, MightyViewer!
is an application for Windows that shows many live remote desktops simultaneously.
It's like a video monitoring panel but for remote computers instead of cameras.
Please visit the MightyViewer Web site.
November 26, 2020 – TightVNC for Windows 2.8.55 Fixes Bugs
New release of TightVNC fixes problems of the previously released version 2.8.53. Everyone who
installed 2.8.53 is strongly advised to upgrade to this version.
It has the same exciting new features of 2.8.53 but does not have its disappointing bugs. The
list of fixes is available here.
November 19, 2020 – TightVNC for Windows 2.8.53 Released
New version adds new features and configuration options, security-related enhancements, major
performance improvements, and a number of bugfixes. Please see
What's New for more details. Then, don't forget to
download it here!
April 19, 2020 – Remote Core SDK 2020.1.1 for iOS, iPadOS and macOS Released
New version includes a bunch of improvements and fixes, including improvement of zoom and
scrolling, and ability to control large displays from older devices. Remote Core SDK allows
developers to integrate TightVNC Viewer components in their own software. See more information here.
April 19, 2020 – Remote Ripple 3.0.9 for iOS and iPadOS Released
We've improved zoom and scrolling of the remote desktop, making these operations more
intuitive and artifacts-free. Also, now Remote Ripple supports iOS Dark Mode correctly.
it in the App Store!
October 23, 2019 – TightVNC for Windows 2.8.27 Released
This version includes another bunch of bugfixes and minor improvements. Still no new features,
as all major changes go to the development branch (upcoming version 3.0). Anyway, it's
recommended to upgrade to this new release. Download it here,
and don't forget to see what's new).
July 4, 2019 – TightVNC for Windows 2.8.23 Released
This version adds performance improvements and a number of fixes. It does not introduce major
features, because most of our work goes to another branch of development, to our new
cross-platform codebase (upcoming version 3.0). In the meantime, we recommended to update
TightVNC to version 2.8.23. Please download the software here
(and read what's changed).
March 7, 2018 – TightVNC for Windows 2.8.11 Released
New version improves performance on the server side and fixes a number of problems in both
server and viewer. Download new version here.
April 6, 2017 – TightVNC for Windows 2.8.8 Released
The newest TightVNC fixes just a few problems, but the bugfixes include important
ones. Version 2.8.8 is a recommended update for all TightVNC users. Make sure to download new TightVNC packages. Also, here you can see what's changed in every version of TightVNC.
October 4, 2016 – New releases: TightVNC for Windows 2.8.5, Java Viewer
Grab the newly updated TightVNC packages in Downloads.
Don't forget to see what's new in the updated
versions, as well as in all previous releases.
July 11, 2016 – TightVNC Java Viewer 2.8.2 Released
New release of TightVNC Java Viewer addresses two major areas: compatibility and
ease of integration. Other enhancements include support for key-based authentication
for SSH connections, faster rendering on Apple's Retina displays, improved full-screen
mode and numerous fixes improving the overall stability of the application.
February 9, 2016 – Introducing Remote Ripple for iPhone and iPad
First version of Remote Ripple for iOS has been published today. Remote Ripple is our new VNC
Viewer for Android and iOS, the perfect mobile companion to TightVNC.
Get it in the App Store!
March 25, 2015 – Remote Core SDK: .NET Viewer
We are glad to introduce our newest addition to the TightVNC product family: Remote Core SDK.
It's a Software Development Kit, a set of libraries that implements TightVNC
connectivity, and hides all the complexity of TightVNC protocol behind a simple and
The first component we are offering today is the .NET Viewer SDK. It allows you to
easily add TightVNC Viewer functionality to your .NET-based software. If you are interested,
please see information here.
October 2, 2014 – Remote Ripple 2.1 Released
Remote Ripple is our VNC-compatible remote desktop client for Android. Version 2.1 adds German
and Spanish localizations, adds support for external mouse, improves user experience and
overall stability of the application.
Remote Ripple now!
March 19, 2014 – Announcing Remote Ripple 2.0
Remote Ripple 2.0 is a complete redesign of our VNC-compatible remote desktop client for
Android with greatly improved usability and perfect mouse emulation.
it a try!
July 24, 2013 – New version update 2.7.10 has arrived
The newest TightVNC release with bugfixes, improved file transfer UI and
extended key combination support in the full-screen mode is now available.
Read the full change log
and get the updated version from our Downloads page.
June 7, 2013 – TightVNC is updated to version 2.7.7
New version 2.7.7 brings bug fixes for Windows 8 and restores compatibility with older versions
(for example, TightVNC 1.3 for Linux).
Find more about the version released
(or read the complete announcement)
and download it straight away!
May 29, 2013 – TightVNC 2.7.3 is out. Java Viewer 2.7.2 is also available
Grab the newly updated TightVNC version in Downloads.
It contains bug fixes for Server and Java Viewer and improves compatibly with Mac and Windows systems.
Performance boost comes as a nice bonus.
April 26, 2013 – New TightVNC version 2.7.1 is released
A new version of TightVNC is now available in our Download section.
It includes a single application screen mode, performance optimization for Windows 8,
increased server security settings, and a whole heap of bug fixes.
Read more or check the
full list of changes.
December 20, 2012 – TightVNC version 2.6.4 is available
Today we have released TightVNC 2.6.4, to give everyone on the planet a chance to try our
latest and greatest release before the suggested “end of the world”. New version
includes updated built-in Java Viewer (version 2.6.2) and fixes a number of minor problems
discovered in version 2.6. Go download it now.
October 31, 2012 – TightVNC version 2.6 released
TightVNC 2.6 has been released. New version introduces major performance improvements in
TightVNC Viewer for Windows, new features in the built-in Java Viewer, and a host of bugfixes
in all components. Make sure to read the complete
September 25, 2012 – Announcing TightVNC Java Viewer version 2.6
We are happy to introduce new version of TightVNC Java Viewer. It adds two major
features. Make sure to read the complete
August 20, 2012 – Documentation on TightVNC MSI installer
New document explains silent installation of TightVNC 2.5.2 for Windows, and provides a
comprehensive reference on all TightVNC-specific MSI properties.
Download it now! [PDF format]
June 28, 2012 – TightVNC version 2.5.2 released
TightVNC 2.5.2 has been released today. This is primarily a bugfix release, but it also
introduces one thrilling new feature in the Java Viewer. Read
April 26, 2012 – Announcing TightVNC version 2.5
We are happy to present TightVNC 2.5. It features completely new viewer, new MSI-based
installer, native 64-bit versions of all components, ultra-fast operation with mirror display
driver, and more. Make sure to read the complete
January 27, 2012 – Announcing TightVNC Java Viewer version 2.1
TightVNC Java Viewer 2.1 has been released. New version features adjustable color depth and
improves compatibility with Mac OS X (Apple Remote Desktop). Read the complete announcement.
August 3, 2011 – TightVNC 2.0.4 released
TightVNC 2.0.4 has been released. This version corrects a few problems discovered in the
previous release. Read more in the complete announcement.
July 20, 2011 – TightVNC Java Viewer version 2 released
TightVNC Java Viewer version 2 has been released today. It's a major milestone for the
TightVNC project. See more information here.
May 26, 2011 – TightVNC 2.0.3 released
TightVNC 2.0.3 has been released. This version corrects a number of various problems reported
by TightVNC users. Read the complete announcement...
April 28, 2011 – New TightVNC Java Viewer is coming!
TightVNC Java Viewer version 2 is on the final stages of development and will be publicly
released in the nearest weeks. It will be available both as free software (GNU GPL) and
commercially. Commercial licensing will allow to link its components with proprietary
programs. Please read more information here.
January 31, 2011 – Business-friendly license for TightVNC Server version 2
While TightVNC Server version 2 for Windows is available under the GNU GPL terms, that's
not the only licensing option available. We can offer the source code under a
business-friendly license if you would like to include it in your commercial software. So we
have published a document which describes such commercial licensing in detail, with all terms
and prices included. Read more information here.
January 26, 2011 – TightVNC installation script is freely available
TightVNC installation script has been publicly released and added to the downloads page. It's available under the terms of the GNU GPL
license, just like TightVNC itself. Note that TightVNC v.2 installers have been built with NSIS
(Nullsoft Scriptable Install System).
January 18, 2011 – Tight Decoder is available commercially
If you would like to support Tight encoding in your proprietary VNC-compatible viewer, there
is an easy solution available. We offer commercial licenses for our genuine Tight Decoder
(written in pure C, compatible with any C or C++ program). Go here
to read more.
July 8, 2010 – TightVNC 2.0.2 is available
TightVNC 2.0.2 fixes a packaging issue with previous version and includes the fix for Windows
DPI scaling feature (that fix was announced in 2.0.1 but was not actually included there).
Also, this version adds another small fix for clipboard transfers. Download Now!
July 7, 2010 – TightVNC 2.0.1 is available
TightVNC 2.0.1 is a minor update to the recent TightVNC 2.0 release. It fixes incompatibility
with Windows DPI scaling feature, recovers log files "rotation" and fixes code page
translations in clipboard transfers. Proceed to downloads!
July 1, 2010 – TightVNC 2.0 released
TightVNC 2.0 has been released. This version is the first stable release in new
TightVNC 2.x series. Read the complete announcement...
May 19, 2010 – TightVNC 2.0 Beta 4 available
TightVNC 2.0 Beta 4 is available for download. It recovers keyboard handling and fixes
a number of other important things. Read the complete
April 29, 2010 – TightVNC 2.0 Beta 3 available
TightVNC 2.0 Beta 3 is available for download. It features improved keyboard handling
and a number of bugfixes. Read the complete
April 21, 2010 – TightVNC Java Viewer supports SSH tunneling
TightVNC presents new experimental release of TightVNC Java Viewer (version 1.5.1) which
supports built-in SSH tunneling. Read more and
April 8, 2010 – TightVNC 2.0 Beta 2 available
TightVNC 2.0 Beta 2 is available for download. It features improved installer, offers new
command-line options and adds tons of minor enhancements and fixes. Read the complete announcement...
March 9, 2010 – TightVNC presents RfbPlayer
RfbPlayer is a program able to replay saved VNC sessions. This software is not new, but it
was not listed on the TightVNC Web site. Now we are fixing that fault and making RfbPlayer
available for all. Read more and download.
March 2, 2010 – Unprecedented low prices on tech support services
We are glad to present new discounted prices on technical support services for TightVNC
software. Discounts exceed 50% on particular types of support plans. See what we can offer.
February 23, 2010 – TightVNC 2.0 Beta 1 available
TightVNC 2.0 Beta 1 is available for download. This is the first public preview of the
upcoming TightVNC 2.0 release. Read the complete
February 17, 2010 – TightVNC passes final testing on Windows 7
New version of TightVNC Server for Windows has passed final testing on Windows 7 with no
issues. See more details in the press release: TightVNC meets Windows 7.