Apple Remote Desktop Client
Apple Remote Desktop Client
3.9.3

4.1

Apple Remote Desktop Client free download for Mac

Apple Remote Desktop Client

3.9.3
23 June 2017

Client component for Apple Remote Desktop.

Overview

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 Client

Version 3.9.3:
  • Addresses several issues related to compatibility, reliability, and usability

35 Apple Remote Desktop Client Reviews

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Danway
06 March 2008

Most helpful

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.
Like (5)
Version 3.2
bell-juliet
14 December 2017
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.
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Version 3.9.3
Derekcurrie
16 May 2016
v3.8.5.1 has been out since May 3rd. So you may well have already installed it via the Mac App Store.
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Version 3.8.5.1
1 answer(s)
Helmo-Hass
Helmo-Hass
17 May 2016
i find very strange is that's only available for 10.10 while 10.11 has still the old 3.8.5 and no updates available. My soft update never showed any. Are you under 10.11 too, or 10.10
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kapps
04 December 2012
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 ?
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Version 3.6.2
3 answer(s)
Cowicide
Cowicide
04 December 2012
If you're using a NAT Firewall, you need to set TCP and UDP port forwarding for ports 3283 and 5900 with the router yourself. If you're using encryption, you also need to forward TCP port 22. There's other ports to consider for VNC, etc., but you should probably refer to the user guide. AFAIK, this is all done manually.
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kapps
kapps
04 December 2012
Thanks mate, yep am aware of all the ports. I was wondering what the client version was for if it didn't do that for you. I imagined that it maybe worked like logmein. If I set up the admin version on the managing mac and then set the port settings like you have mentioned, what does the client version of ard do ?
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Cowicide
Cowicide
05 December 2012
kapps, the client version runs on the target machine you want to control. It's faceless and is enabled through the system preferences sharing panel. If the target machine is running an older version, you can update it remotely as well.
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Foulger
03 December 2012
Download from acupdate.com is 6.6.1 from Apples site is 3.6.2
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Version 3.6.2
neartheredrocks
24 September 2012
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...
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Version 3.6.1
Aargl
30 March 2012
AFAIK, the "client" version is free, not 80 bucks!
Like (1)
Version 3.5.2
Lexicon504
22 July 2011
Just adding a little balance to the idiotic reviews that it doesn't work well with Windows. God what a dumb@$$
Like (5)
Version 3.5.1
2 answer(s)
Timta2
Timta2
30 July 2011
Your comment was unecessary and rude. Apple Remote Desktop supports VNC clients on all OSes. If Apple is going to offer half ass support they should just remove the functionality. I personally use RD to control Windows PCs using VNC.
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Trondah
Trondah
18 August 2011
You are the one looking dumb Lexicon.
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Mysticalos
21 July 2011
"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
Like (2)
Version 3.5.1
1 answer(s)
The-Jtizzle
The-Jtizzle
21 July 2011
I had this issue at work and found a fix by manually disabling, and then enabling remote management in the sharing pref. Once I did that I could connect no problem remotely.
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Donmontalvo
17 September 2008
Seems to resolve some of the dropouts we see when scanning a VLAN.
Like (2)
Version 3.2.2
Danway
06 March 2008
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.
Like (5)
Version 3.2
Free

4.1

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.5 or later
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