Portable jrdesktop

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3.0/5 2
Lightweight and simple-to-use application which enables you to connect to other computers remotely by establishing a secure connection

editor's review




Portable jrdesktop is a software tool that can was built specifically in order to aid individuals in connecting remotely to other PCs, in a safe manner.

Portability conveniences

This is the portable version of jrdesktop, which means that you are not required to go through the installation process. As a result, the Windows registry and Start menu/screen are not going to be affected in any way, and no traces will be left behind upon its removal.

Another noteworthy aspect is that by copying the program files to an external data device, such as a USB flash drive, it is possible to run Portable jrdesktop on any computer you have been granted access to.

Clear-cut environment

The interface is presents a well-structured designed, as it is built with several tabs. This feature enables you to access all the available options with great ease. Consequently, all types of users will be able to find their way around it with great ease, including those with little or no previous experience with the IT world. Furthermore, it is non-obtrusive, as you can send it with the click of a button to the system tray.

Connecting to other machines and configuring settings

This software utility uses a RMI (Remote Method Invocation) with SSL/TLS connection between the viewer and the server. You are going to be required to input the IP address and the port of the PC you want to connect to, as well as authentication credentials (username and password). Furthermore, you should know you can choose a secured connection or a revers one.

Pressing the “Start” button enables you to begin the connection, while it is also possible to view properties and details, disconnect when you are done and choose the download directory.


To sum up, Portable jrdesktop is an efficient piece of software, dedicated to people interested in connecting to other PCs remotely. It is suitable to all user categories, does not put a strain on the computer’s performance and our tests did not reveal any kind of errors or freezes.

Portable jrdesktop was reviewed by Madalina Boboc
Last updated on March 24th, 2014
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