VNC Enterprise Edition 4.6 improves video compression
updated 10:15 pm EST, Mon December 27, 2010
by MacNN Staff
256-bit AES encryption on board in v4.6
RealVNC has launched the newest version of its enterprise-level application for remote desktop access, VNC Enterprise Edition 4.6. The upgrade improves support for images and video through new compression technology. The company suggests users can take advantage of higher video rates and better interactivity on slow networks. End-to-end connection security now supports 256-bit AES encryption and multiple-file and multiple-folder transfers are also new in v4.6.
VNC is multiplatform and supports Windows, Linux and Unix in addition to Mac OS. The update adds numerous OS support updates. Using peer-to-peer architecture with a server base on each controlled machine and a viewer on the controlling machine, VNC includes Remote IT Maintenance, IT help-desk support and home-working applications.
RealVNC 4.6 supports Mac OS 10.4 and above. A single unit costs $50, while three units are $145, five are $230 and 10 cost $390. Discounts increase with higher volume purchases.