TightVNC 2.8.27 releases: free remote control software package

TightVNC, a screen sharing and remote operation software using RFB protocol, can transmit keyboard and mouse actions and instant screen images through the network.

TightVNC is:

  • free for both personal and commercial usage, with full source code available,
  • useful in administration, tech support, education, and for many other purposes,
  • cross-platform, available for Windows and Unix, with Java client included,
  • compatible with standard VNC software, conforming to RFB protocol specifications.

With TightVNC, you can:

  • cut your expenses and save your time on traveling,
  • help your friends and family to solve problems with their computers remotely,
  • make sure nothing wrong is happening on your computers when you are away.

Changelog v2.8.27

  • Server for Windows: Fixed server crash on changing window size when sharing one particular window with -sharewindow option (sf bug #1475).
  • Server for Windows: Fixed problems with generating incorrect symbols with certain national keyboard layouts, e.g. when pressing “3” in Turkish layout and “6” in Portuguese Brazilian ABNT2 layout (sf bugs #1482, #1458).
  • Server for Windows: Fixed problem with sending black screen when a viewer requests 16-bit or 8-bit colors with big-endian byte order (sf bug #1473).
  • Server for Windows: Fixed an issue with mouse cursor jumping to the top left corner of the screen on requesting a full-screen update.
  • Viewer for Windows: Added support of Romanian diacritical marks.
  • Viewer for Windows: Fixed a problem of adding extra null character when transferring text data from clipboard (sf bug #1485).
  • Viewer for Windows: Fixed incorrect handling of the -mousecursor command-line option (sf bug #1457).