How to open VNC files

Did your computer fail to open a VNC file? We explain what VNC files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your VNC files.

What is a VNC file?

The VNC file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the VNC file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the VNC file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about VNC files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

Generic VNC

These apps are known to open certain types of VNC files. Since many different programs may use VNC files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific VNC file.

UltraVNC VNCViewerUltraVNC VNCViewerVerified
VNC ViewerVNC ViewerVerified
VNCVNCVerified
UltraVNCUltraVNCVerified
VNC Viewer Free EditionVNC Viewer Free EditionUser submitted
TightVNC Win32 ViewerTightVNC Win32 ViewerUser submitted
TightVNCTightVNCUser submitted
VNC Viewer Enterprise EditionVNC Viewer Enterprise EditionUser submitted
VNC Enterprise EditionVNC Enterprise EditionUser submitted
TightVNC ViewerTightVNC ViewerUser submitted
Ultr@VNC RC - Win32Ultr@VNC RC - Win32User submitted
VNC Viewer Personal EditionVNC Viewer Personal EditionUser submitted
VNC Personal EditionVNC Personal EditionUser submitted
VNCRVNCRUser submitted
Ultr@VNC Release RC - Win32Ultr@VNC Release RC - Win32User submitted
Ultr@VNC RC11d - Win32Ultr@VNC RC11d - Win32User submitted
GibbsCAMGibbsCAMUser submitted
EchoVNC VNCViewerEchoVNC VNCViewerUser submitted
Windows vncviewerWindows vncviewerUser submitted
Ultr@VNC Release Candidate - Win32Ultr@VNC Release Candidate - Win32User submitted
TurboVNCTurboVNCUser submitted
VNC Free EditionVNC Free EditionUser submitted
UltraVNC RC14UltraVNC RC14User submitted
TightVNC-JaaduTightVNC-JaaduUser submitted
MetaVNC Win32 ViewerMetaVNC Win32 ViewerUser submitted
VNC ServerVNC ServerUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with VNC-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with VNC-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!