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Author Topic: desktop sharing  (Read 1918 times)

kalos

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desktop sharing
« on: March 17, 2012, 05:25:08 PM »
hello!

which desktop sharing app you recommend that has these features:

  • support bidirectional file transfer
  • support bidirectional desktop sharing
  • it is fast
  • it is portable or it doesn't require installation

thanks!

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Re: desktop sharing
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2012, 06:21:18 PM »
go to TeamViewer and scroll down to TeamViewer Portable. Free for personal use. I have not tried it. I #feel# certain you will have to register.


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Re: desktop sharing
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2012, 06:26:07 PM »
TeamViewer gets a lot of reccomendations in this thread:
Easy Remote access to another PC?
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Re: desktop sharing
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2012, 06:36:18 PM »
I heard it doesnt support file transfer!!!

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Re: desktop sharing
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2012, 07:33:55 PM »
I heard it doesnt support file transfer!!!

It does.

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Re: desktop sharing
« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2012, 09:08:11 PM »
go to TeamViewer and scroll down to TeamViewer Portable. Free for personal use. I have not tried it. I #feel# certain you will have to register.

For personal use you don't have to register TeamViewer (though I must admit I haven't tried the portable version).

You can also use TeamViewer through a webpage - just sign up for a free account and then get the remote computer to download and run the Quick Support module (small download - doesn't need installing, you can download it straight from TeamViewers home page - just click Join Remote Control Session).

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Re: desktop sharing
« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2012, 05:08:31 AM »
i use TV portable, you can download from the official site, need to scroll down a bit or get it from PortableApps.com.

http://portableapps..../teamviewer_portable

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Re: desktop sharing
« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2012, 12:00:08 PM »
This thread is very interesting to me. I mainly use BeamYourScreen (aka Join Session, aka Mikogo) and it's pretty good, except that there's no VOIP which I could really use.

The main issue with other desktop shares (from my point of view) and why I have stayed with BYS despite the expense, is that there's no way for a participant to show you where they are pointing with their mouse. In BYS, if Fred and Joe are viewing my screen, and Fred clicks somewhere, I see a big arrow marked 'Fred' so I know where he's pointing. It's amazingly useful.

Does anyone know of other services that support this seemingly simple but essential feature?