updated 11:00 pm EDT, Wed May 26, 2010
Remotely access Windows computers from Mac
RemotePC has launched Remote Access Viewer for Mac, a new application that allows users to access Windows computers from a remote location. The utility can connect to one or more computers from a single platform, with each interface presented through a web browser. When accessing different computers, users can access programs, work on documents, or even reboot the remote machine. The connections are protected using 128-bit RC4/SSL security encryption, which covers all communication.
Remote Access Viewer is designed to work behind most firewalls or proxy servers, without requiring a static IP address for the remote computer. In addition to the file accessing capabilities, the company claims they are also working on adding options to remotely print files from supported printers, or transfer files and folders between computers. Other features that are said to be expected in the future are the ability to access chat programs and remote screen blanking.
Remote Access Viewer for Mac supports both Leopard and Snow Leopard operating systems, with pricing ranging from $5 to $1,500 depending on the monthly or yearly plan.