Apple Remote Deskto‪p
Apple Remote Deskto‪p
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Apple Remote Deskto‪p free download for Mac

Apple Remote Deskto‪p for Mac3.9.4

20 November 2020

Client component for Apple Remote Desktop.

What is Apple Remote Deskto‪p for Mac

Apple Remote Desktop Client is the best way to manage the Mac computers on your network. Distribute software, provide real-time online help to end users, create detailed software and hardware reports, and automate routine management tasks - all without leaving your desk. Featuring Automator actions, Remote Spotlight search, and a new Dashboard widget, Apple Remote Desktop 3 makes your job easier than ever.

What's new in Apple Remote Deskto‪p

Version 3.9.4:
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements
  • Support for macOS Big Sur
  • Support for Mac computers with Apple silicon
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bell-juliet
bell-juliet
Dec 14 2017
3.9.3
0.0
Dec 14 2017
0.0
Version: 3.9.3
Apple remote desktop is good. Alternatively, you may try tools like logmein, R-HUB remote support servers for all your remote desktop needs. They work well.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
May 16 2016
3.8.5.1
0.0
May 16 2016
0.0
Version: 3.8.5.1
v3.8.5.1 has been out since May 3rd. So you may well have already installed it via the Mac App Store.
kapps
kapps
Dec 4 2012
3.6.2
0.0
Dec 4 2012
0.0
Version: 3.6.2
with ARD client, do I still need to port forward the remote router or is it like login where all that is done through the app ?
Foulger
Foulger
Dec 3 2012
3.6.2
5.0
Dec 3 2012
5.0
Version: 3.6.2
Download from acupdate.com is 6.6.1 from Apples site is 3.6.2
neartheredrocks
neartheredrocks
Sep 24 2012
3.6.1
0.0
Sep 24 2012
0.0
Version: 3.6.1
I downloaded version 3.6.1 already more than a month ago. Why is there now another version 3.6.1 instead of version 3.6.2? Looks stupid and confusing to me...
Aargl
Aargl
Mar 30 2012
3.5.2
0.0
Mar 30 2012
0.0
Version: 3.5.2
AFAIK, the "client" version is free, not 80 bucks!
Lexicon504
Lexicon504
Jul 22 2011
3.5.1
5.0
Jul 22 2011
5.0
Version: 3.5.1
Just adding a little balance to the idiotic reviews that it doesn't work well with Windows. God what a dumb@$$
Mysticalos
Mysticalos
Jul 21 2011
3.5.1
3.0
Jul 21 2011
3.0
Version: 3.5.1
"Addresses several issues related to overall reliability, usability and compatibility." this update rendered me no longer able to connect to my G4 in other room that's on 10.5.8. prior to installing it lion had no troublec onnecting to my macbook on 10.6.8 and G4 on 10.5.8. with 3.5.1 i can still connect to macbook pro but G4 connection fails 100% of the time. So i don't think they addressed much with compatiblity heh
Donmontalvo
Donmontalvo
Sep 17 2008
3.2.2
4.3
Sep 17 2008
4.3
Version: 3.2.2
Seems to resolve some of the dropouts we see when scanning a VLAN.
Danway
Danway
Mar 6 2008
3.2
0.0
Mar 6 2008
0.0
Version: 3.2
I don't understand all the bitching about Remote Desktop. I works beautifully. Absolutely no problems with installs, updates or other tasks. Maybe people should actually read the documentation that comes with it.
L008com
L008com
Feb 16 2007
3.1
0.0
Feb 16 2007
0.0
Version: 3.1
Version 3.0 broke support for VNC. This sucks for me as both my servers run VNC server instead of Apple Remote Desktop server because ARD is a bit less stable. But Since upgrading on my intel macs, I can't connect to my servers at all. The notes on version 3.1 say that VNC support is fixed, or at least imply that it is. But trying to connect to a VNC machine fails every single time in ARD 3.1. I don't know what they are waiting for here. Apple is usually so good about things but every once in a while they really leave you hanging and this is one of those times.
SMcCandlish
SMcCandlish
Jan 5 2007
3.1
0.0
Jan 5 2007
0.0
Version: 3.1
If you can't get this thing to install (e.g. it says that it can't find an existing version to upgrade, but you do actually have one installed), just use Pacifist (available here at MacUpdate) to extract all the bits and pieces and put them in the right places. Hints: To install to /usr/bin and /usr/share (the unixy bits), use Terminal to go to /usr/bin and do "open .", and do the same in /share, to open those usually hidden folders in the Finder, so you can drag-drop from Pacifist into them. Be sure not to overwrite entire folders; i.e. do not drag-drop /usr/share, but open /usr/share/man/man1 and drag-drop the appropriate FILE into that folder; same goes for the stuff intended for /Library and /System, etc. Put the files EXACTLY where Pacifist says they should go (e.g. the app must be in /Applications not /Applications/Utilities or ~/Applications). The only downside is that Pacifist runs a prebinding update after every single drag-drop operation (even for, say, documentation files, which have no prebinding). So it takes quite a while. Lastly, because I trust Apple's installer to get the permissions right more than I trust Pacificist, after doing all of this, I re-run the .pkg installer, which now has an "Upgrade" option, that actually works (it just reinstalls everything I just manually installed, but does it the Apple-preferred way.) PS: Pacifist is a little buggy - sometimes it can take two drag-drop operations to actually get it to do anything. You'll see it working when it happens correctly. Hope this helps folks.
Rybu03051
Rybu03051
Nov 17 2006
3.1
0.0
Nov 17 2006
0.0
Version: 3.1
The only thing keeping me from buyg ARD is that you only get 1 admin with each license. We have 4 people who would need access to monitor machines so Apple tells me we would need four unlimited licenses if we want four admins. Really messed up.
Donmontalvo
Donmontalvo
Nov 17 2006
3.1
4.3
Nov 17 2006
4.3
Version: 3.1
upgraded to ard3.1 on my macbook pro. scanning is much, much faster (doesn't stall across subnets when you define ip ranges). still lacking contextual menu support in main window...we should be able to select a computer (or a group of computers) and use contextual menu to do things. for instance, i should be able to select a computer, right click and choose "ssh to machine" and a terminal window should open prompting me for my password in terminal for ssh connection... don
BDog
BDog
Sep 12 2006
3.0
2.5
Sep 12 2006
2.5
Version: 3.0
A year later, and here I am echoing the below comment; Maybe you should fix the issues and bugs before charging more than the OS itself. Ever heard of open beta? My "all computers list" has 1000+ clients in it, and if I click on that list, I am going to have to wait at LEAST 10 minutes while it updates all the status. Hey, maybe I don't want to update the status, ever think of that? Give me a stop button maybe? Copying files is still horrible, though at least it usually works on the 8 or 10th try. ARDAgent always crashes. My "get info" window doesn't work. Still many crazy keyboard bugs (sometimes it won't type or it holds down the option key without your knowledge). Many times, a client says "offline" but if you click observe, hey, there it is! Way to many bugs to be a final version (oh wait, how long ago was this released?). I hate to say it, but this app is as buggy as the Finder, if not worse.
Guest
Guest
Sep 15 2005
2.2
5.0
Sep 15 2005
5.0
Version: 2.2
Maybe you should fix the issues and bugs before charging more then the OS itself. Ever heard of open beta?
Guest
Guest
Oct 13 2004
2.1
5.0
Oct 13 2004
5.0
Version: 2.1
Join the discussion at http://discussions.info.apple.com/webx?14@233.rvdlayOTycp.0@.689cc634
Guest
Guest
Oct 13 2004
2.1
5.0
Oct 13 2004
5.0
Version: 2.1
When launching the app a custom installer updates Panther Sharing Prefs,claims to be "Done" and quits. So the app never starts...
Guest
Guest
Oct 12 2004
2.1
5.0
Oct 12 2004
5.0
Version: 2.1
After I downloaded ARD 2.1 with Software Update it asked for my serial again and then wouldn't take it. So I'm left with uninstalling or not using it. Any ideas?
Guest
Guest
Oct 12 2004
2.1
5.0
Oct 12 2004
5.0
Version: 2.1
This update broke my copy of Remote Desktop. When RD starts up now, it has a custom installer that appears to update the Sharing Prefs and RD itself. When the updates are finished, I am left with one button, labeled 'Done.' So I click and RD quits. Repeat.
Guest
Guest
Oct 12 2004
2.1
5.0
Oct 12 2004
5.0
Version: 2.1
2.0 has many many problems. Hopefully this version will actually be usable.
Guest
Guest
Oct 12 2004
2.1
5.0
Oct 12 2004
5.0
Version: 2.1
I still wish there was a way to force 64 or 256 colors when connecting to other VNC servers and/or clients. Trying to use VNC services with Apple Remote is just not feasible at this point.
Kballard
Kballard
Oct 12 2004
2.1
0.0
Oct 12 2004
0.0
Version: 2.1
To download this update, use Software Updater.
Guest
Guest
Oct 11 2004
2.1
0.0
Oct 11 2004
0.0
Version: 2.1
So, is this a free upgrade from version 2.0?
Guest
Guest
Oct 11 2004
2.1
0.0
Oct 11 2004
0.0
Version: 2.1
The fact that they are now VNC compatible tells you that even Apple knows who is king in the RD space, and where this software is going.
Guest
Guest
Jun 21 2004
2.0
5.0
Jun 21 2004
5.0
Version: 2.0
This is great software!! I can now manage my entire school computer lab from my PowerBook in my office. Thankyou Apple for another great product!!
Guest
Guest
Jun 21 2004
2.0
5.0
Jun 21 2004
5.0
Version: 2.0
I simply cannot believe there is not "upgrade pricing" for this. I get no props for laying down $299 eight months ago for Remote Desktop 1.0 (now at 1.2). Just unbelievable!
Guest
Guest
Jun 21 2004
2.0
5.0
Jun 21 2004
5.0
Version: 2.0
Some Mac users are such whiners. ARD is a LOT more than OSXVNC. I've used both -- there are some key benefits to using ARD - including the ability to install software simultaneously on multiple machines. It's much more than a simple VNC client.
Guest
Guest
Jun 21 2004
2.0
0.0
Jun 21 2004
0.0
Version: 2.0
Whatever, Apple. The rest of us use OSXVnc.
Guest
Guest
Mar 29 2004
1.2.4
5.0
Mar 29 2004
5.0
Version: 1.2.4
cool software but not perfect...
Guest
Guest
Dec 18 2003
1.2.4
5.0
Dec 18 2003
5.0
Version: 1.2.4
guys...this is an update for the "client" only, which is built in to OS X. it will NOT update the "admin" tool.
Guest
Guest
Dec 17 2003
1.2.4
5.0
Dec 17 2003
5.0
Version: 1.2.4
I don't understand: my Software Update indicates that I can d/l it... meaning that it's detected the software on my system and wants to update it, or what? I have no need of Apple Remote Desktop -- so would there be a benefit of installing it? Has Panther installed it already, albeit the preceding version? Are there components to ARD that other areas of the system would use?
Guest
Guest
Apr 3 2003
1.2
5.0
Apr 3 2003
5.0
Version: 1.2
From the Description in Software Update: The Apple Remote Desktop v1.2 client software must be installed on any computer you plan to manage with the administration version. RTFM ppl.
Guest
Guest
Mar 17 2003
1.1
5.0
Mar 17 2003
5.0
Version: 1.1
Its kinda slow, and cursors are messed up... I'm just testing the admin out at the school, and i certainly wouldn't pay $500 for it...
Guest
Guest
Apr 28 2002
1.0.1
5.0
Apr 28 2002
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
I like it a lot. Very convinient to wake up the whole office of iMacs with one click, looks very slick. My clients are very impressed.
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 11.0.0 or later
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