RealVNC, developer of the popular suite of Virtual Network Computing (VNC) remote control solutions, has released its VNC Viewer application for the iPhone and iPod touch. VNC Viewer allows users to remote control computers running any VNC-compatible server application. Additionally, VNC Viewer provides enhanced security features and performance when connecting to computers running RealVNC’s own server apps, including 128-bit encryption and RSA authentication when used with VNC Enterprise Edition. The application supports the copy-and-paste on the iPhone OS, host computer screen resolutions up to 5120×2400 and a touchscreen optimized interface. VNC Viewer can also be used to connect to Mac computers using the built-in Screen Sharing feature in Mac OS X. VNC Viewer is available on the App Store for $10.
RealVNC releases VNC Viewer
Jesse Hollington was a Senior Editor at iLounge. He's written about Apple technology for nearly a decade and had been covering the industry since the early days of iLounge. In his role at iLounge, he provided daily news coverage, wrote and edited features and reviews, and was responsible for the overall quality of the site's content.