Let’s finish 2020 by highlighting a productivity tip. Do you regularly need to access a certain DWService application (screen, files, terminal…) tight to a specific remote machine? Let’s say you have to manage several computers but among them, one is yours and you often need to download or upload some documents. Here is how to directly access the file app for that particular machine.
Apple just announced that the release of macOS Mojave, currently in beta, will mark the end of Back to my Mac. Currently part of iCloud, Back to my Mac was initially developed to enable users to remotely access the fils and the screen of their remote Mac computer. Good thing we’re here!
If you are a Mac customer and are used to remotely access one of your Mac, this piece of news might impact your daily routine when Mojave comes out of beta at the end of September. Sure, you can always choose to go with a paid alternative software. Or you can jump on DWService.
Free and open source, DWService is accessible from any modern browser, without any need to install a software or an extension on the computer in front of you. All you need is to install a small agent on your remote computer. Et voilà!
In practice, this means that you’ll be able to access your files and your remote screen even from a restricted computer, like the one in a cyber café or in a library. It also means that you will not have to trouble your friends or family by temporary installing anything on their machine. And because all is happening within a web browser, it does not matter what operating system they are using.
Of course, DWService is not limited to one remote machine. It is also not limited to macOS but also allows you to remotely access a Windows or a Linux machine.
Get prepared, check it out
We are please to announce that we have greatly improved DWService both on the server and on the client.
On the server side, the agent now consumes less memory and less CPU resources. Its footprints have been largely optimized to constantly run in the background.
On the client side, our VNC service is much more responsive. Whenever viewing your remote desktop you’ll feel less lags.