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Icon Apple Remote Desktop 3.9

Apple Remote Desktop is a complete desktop management solution for Mac OS X. You can distribute software, configure systems, offer real-time online help and create detailed hardware and software reports - for all of your Mac systems in your organization, all from your own Mac.
  • License: Buy, $80
  • Developer/Publisher: Apple
  • Modification Date: February 21, 2017
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.10.5 or higher

DownloadIntel File Size: 13.4 MB

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Icon Citrix Receiver 12.6

Citrix Receiver is the easy-to-install client software that provides access to your XenDesktop and XenApp installations. With this free download you can access applications, desktops and data easily and securely from any device, including smartphones, tablets, PCs and Macs.
  • License: Free Client
  • Developer/Publisher: Citrix Systems
  • Modification Date: June 9, 2017
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.10 or higher

DownloadIntel File Size: 56.8 MB

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Icon ExpressVPN 6.5.2

Here's what you get with your VPN service
Feature All Plans
The full suite of ExpressVPN’s easy-to-use software for all your devices (Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Routers, Linux)
Unlimited bandwidth
Unlimited server switches
Unlimited speed
99.9% uptime
OpenVPN (TCP, UDP), L2TP-IPsec, SSTP, and PPTP protocols
Strong encryption
Zero logging of your network traffic
Servers in more than 94 countries
Simultaneous connections on up to 3 devices
Round-the-clock customer support by chat or email
Awesome referral program: Refer friends and get 30 days of free service for each signup!
30-day money-back guarantee

  • License: Service, $13/month or $100/year
  • Developer/Publisher: Tefincom
  • Modification Date: July 31, 2017
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.10 or higher

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icon IPSecuritas 4.7

IPSecuritas is the most advanced, yet free IPSec client for Mac OS X. It supports virtually every available IPSec compliant firewall, allowing you to connect safely to your office or home network from any location on earth.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: Lobotomo Software
  • Modification Date: October 10, 2016
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher

DownloadIntel File Size: 13.2 MB

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Icon iTerm2 3.0.15

iTerm2 is a replacement for Terminal and the successor to iTerm. It works on Macs with macOS 10.8 or newer. iTerm2 brings the terminal into the modern age with features you never knew you always wanted.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: George Nachman
  • Modification Date: March 4, 2017
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.8 or higher

DownloadIntel File Size: 5.6 MB

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icon macOS Server 5.3.1

Designed for macOS and iOS devices, macOS Server makes it easy to share files, schedule meetings, synchronize contacts, develop software, host your own website, publish wikis, configure Mac, iPhone, and iPad devices, remotely access your network, and more.
macOS Server is an application you can add to macOS right from the Mac App Store. Anyone can quickly and easily turn a Mac into a server that’s perfect for home offices, businesses, schools, developers, and hobbyists alike.

Caching, Calendar, Contacts, DHCP, DNS, File Sharing, FTP, Mail, Messages, Netinstall, Open Directory, Profile Manager, Time Machine, VPN, Web, Wiki, Xcode, Xsan
  • License: Buy, $20
  • Developer/Publisher: Apple
  • Modification Date: May 15, 2017
  • Requirements: macOS 10.12.4 or higher

DownloadIntel File Size: 198 MB

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Icon MacWise 16.0.6

MacWise emulates ADDS Viewpoint, Wyse 50, Wyse 60, Wyse 370, Televideo TV 925, DEC VT100, VT220 and Prism terminals. Supports ANSI color. Esprit III color is also supported in Wyse 370 mode.
MacWise allows a Macintosh to be used as a terminal -- connected to a host computer directly, by modem, local area network or over the Internet. The emulators support video attributes such as dim, reverse, underline, 132-column modes, protected fields and graphic characters sent from the host computer, as well as enhanced Viewpoint mode. Features include phone list and dialer for modems, on-screen programmable function keys, connection scripts and more.
1. Built-in Modem
2. Telnet / TCP/IP
3. SSH Secure Shell
4. Kermit
5. Serial ports via USB to Serial adaptor
6. Also communicates directly with the Mac Unix Shell
7. Special iPhone sized window for use with third-party VNC software.
  • License: Demo, $95
  • Developer/Publisher: Carnation Software
  • Modification Date: June 10, 2017
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6.8 or higher

DownloadIntel File Size: 3.9 MB

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Icon Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection 8.0.42

With the Microsoft Remote Desktop app, you can connect to a remote PC and your work resources from almost anywhere. Experience the power of Windows with RemoteFX in a Remote Desktop client designed to help you get your work done wherever you are.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: Microsoft
  • Modification Date: Aug 22, 2017
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.9 or higher

DownloadIntel File Size: 14.9 MB

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Icon NetShade 7.0.3

With NetShade, you connect to the Internet through the server of your choice. Access content overseas, and protect your privacy online. NetShade runs 13 servers in 7 different countries.

Now with IPv6. - IPv6 is the Internet of the future. NetShade 7 gives you access to IPv6 right now, even if your Internet provider doesn't support it yet. NetShade 7 is all you need to access to the entire IPv6 Internet. Open up new routing possibilities, and unblock previously inaccessible content. Learn more about IPv6

A higher class of proxy & VPN service. - If you’ve had bad luck with slow, unreliable, fly-by-night VPN providers in the past, we’re glad you found us. NetShade has been in operation for 13 years, and over that time we’ve build a reputation of trust and reliability with our customers. We take pride in the quality of our app, and the integrity and reliability of our services.
  • License: Service, $29/3 months or $59/year
  • Developer/Publisher: Rayner Software
  • Modification Date: October 28, 2016
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.10 or higher

DownloadIntel File Size: 15.4 MB

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Icon NordVPN 3.3.8

Access geo-restricted content
Unable to access certain websites and services in your country, school or workplace? NordVPN can help by making you appear to be somewhere else! Avoid censorship: connect to a server in a location required to access your favorite content, and enjoy it anytime anywhere.

Stay secure and private
NordVPN secures your Internet traffic with military-grade encryption, protecting you from cyber criminals and snoopers. We keep no logs, so your browsing activity, including IP address, websites visited and session duration, remains absolutely private.
  • License: Service, $12/month or $69/year
  • Developer/Publisher: Tefincom
  • Modification Date: August 1, 2017
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.10 or higher

DownloadIntel File Size: 14 MB

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Icon Private Internet Access 72.0

Private Internet Access provides state of the art, multi-layered security with advanced privacy protection using VPN tunneling. Scroll below to the Security Layers section to learn more about each individual layer.
Our services have been designed from the ground up to be able to operate using built-in technology pre-existing in your computer or smartphone device.
The services operate at the TCP/IP interface level, which means all of your applications will be secured, not just your web browser.
  • License: Service, $7/month or $40/year
  • Developer/Publisher: London Trust Media
  • Modification Date: July 26, 2017
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.8 or higher

DownloadIntel File Size: 61.2 MB

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Icon Remotix 4.1.2

Easily access all your computers with fast and secure RDP & VNC client.
  • License: Demo, $40
  • Developer/Publisher: Nulana
  • Modification Date: October 17, 2016
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher

DownloadIntel File Size: 15.4 MB

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icon Screen Sharing 1.7.1

Use built-in screen sharing to connect to another Mac on your network and display its screen on your Mac. You can use screen sharing to access your Mac while you’re away, solve a problem on someone else’s Mac, or collaborate with others on a project such as a website or presentation.
If you have an iCloud account, you can use Back to My Mac to share the screen of a Mac on a remote network.
For additional remote management capabilities, such as installing and configuring apps, helping remote users, and creating detailed reports, you can purchase Apple Remote Desktop from the App Store. Apple Remote Desktop is used to remotely manage Mac computers in a commercial or business environment.
Screen sharing and Remote Desktop screen sharing are compatible with Virtual Network Computing (VNC), an industry standard for controlling computers remotely on a network using TCP/IP.
  • License: Comes with your Mac
  • Developer/Publisher: Apple
  • Modification Date: February 8, 2017
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.12 or higher

Set up and use screen sharing

Screen sharing overview

Icon Serial 1.3.4

Connect your Mac to routers, switches, firewalls, IoT devices and much more with ease.
Built for Mac - Built from scratch just for the Mac, Serial is modern, dependable, and powerfully simple.
Driverless - Serial includes built-in, reliable support for almost every serial device on the market.
Powerful - Full-featured terminal emulation, break support and file transfers are just a few features power users will love.
  • License: Demo, $30
  • Developer/Publisher: Decisive Tactics
  • Modification Date: June 10, 2017
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher

DownloadIntel File Size: 2.3 MB

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icon Shimo

VPN Client for Mac
Main Features
Highest Security Standards
Optimized User Experience
Multitude of VPN Protocols
OpenVPN, IPSec, PPTP, SSL, AnyConnect, SSH
Concurrent Connections
Automated Connections
Two-Factor Authentication
Statistics and Accounting
Export and Deployment
  • License: Shareware, $58
  • Developer/Publisher: ChungWa Soft
  • Modification Date: January 11, 2017
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.10 or higher

DownloadIntel File Size: 13.5 MB

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Icon SSH Tunnel Manager 2.2.7

SSH Tunnel Manager is a front-end for the ssh command when used to open tunnels between two hosts. Those command lines are particulary long and confusing, especially for novices, and I never remember which argument comes first, if I have to open local or remote tunnels and so on... That's why I wrote this tool.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: Tynsoe
  • Modification Date: October 17, 2016
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6.6 or higher

DownloadIntel File Size: 3.3 MB

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icon Terminal 2.7.3

Historically, the command line interface provided a way to manipulate a computer over simple, text-based connections. In the modern era, in spite of the ability to transmit graphical user interfaces over the Internet, the command line remains a powerful tool for performing certain types of tasks.
  • License: Comes with your Mac
  • Developer/Publisher: Apple
  • Modification Date: February 5, 2017
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.11 or higher

Command Line Primer

Icon tn3270 3.4.0

Tn3270 is a terminal emulation program for connecting to computers which use IBM 3270 terminals. Major features of the emulation include color, extended highlighting, support for different screen and font sizes, and SSL support. Some more obscure features include support for the APL character set, and support for file transfer and remote printing when tn3270 is used with an IBM VM/CMS host. The Classic version of tn3270 also supports 3179 graphics emulation.
There is no license fee for either commercial or non-commercial use of the tn3270 application. The tn3270 source code is freely-licensed for non-commercial use, but must be licensed for commercial use.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: Peter John DiCamillo/Brown University
  • Modification Date: November 9, 2013
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher, including Sierra

DownloadIntel File Size: 1.9 MB

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Icon TeamViewer 12.0

Quickly and securely connect to devices all over the world without need for a VPN. With TeamViewer, all the tools you need to stay connected are at your fingertips. Whether accessing your office PC from the road, video conferencing across town, or sharing your screen for remote support from the other side of the world, our tools can help reduce travel costs and downtime by keeping all your people and devices connected.
  • License: Free for noncommercial use, Business $50/month, Premium $115/month
  • Developer/Publisher: TeamViewer GmbH
  • Modification Date: July 27, 2017
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.8 or higher

DownloadIntel File Size: 35 MB

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icon Tunnelblick 3.7.2

Tunnelblick is a free, open source graphic user interface for OpenVPN on OS X and macOS. It provides easy control of OpenVPN client and/or server connections.
It comes as a ready-to-use application with all necessary binaries and drivers (including OpenVPN, easy-rsa, and tun/tap drivers). No additional installation is necessary — just add your OpenVPN configuration and encryption information.
To use Tunnelblick you need access to a VPN server: your computer is one end of the tunnel and the VPN server is the other end.
For more information, see Getting VPN Service.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: Angelo Laub and others
  • Modification Date: August 17, 2017
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.7.5 or higher

DownloadIntel File Size: 12.1 MB

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Icon VNC Connect 6.2.0

RealVNC provides remote control software which lets you see and interact with desktop applications across any network.
The software has a widespread user base from individuals to the largest multi-national companies. Founded by the original developers of VNC to promote, enhance and commercialize VNC.
  • License: Free for Home use, Professional $40, Enterprise $55
  • Developer/Publisher: RealVNC
  • Modification Date: August 3, 2017
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.10 or higher

DownloadIntel File Size: 8.6 MB - VNC Server

DownloadIntel File Size: 2.9 MB - VNC Viewer

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Intel Denotes Mac OS X Intel Native
Universal Binary Denotes Mac OS X Intel & PPC Native
OS X PPC Denotes Mac OS X PPC Native
Classic PPC Denotes Mac OS 8/9 PPC Native
680x0 Denotes Mac OS 680x0 Native
Non-Specific Code Denotes Non-OS Specific Code

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