CoRD: Connect to Windows PCs From Your Mac

While many web workers use (and love) Macs, most of the rest of the world still uses Windows PCs. So what do you do if you need to connect to, or control, a client’s Windows machine? Microsoft offers its free Remote Desktop Connection Client, but its interface doesn’t make it that easy to use. There is a free open-source alternative, CoRD, which has just been updated to version 0.5. Andrew over at TheAppleBlog has been taking the new version for a spin, and highly recommends it. He particularly likes the way that CoRD supports multiple connections, selectable from a list. The new version also gets props for support for Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, and interface and performance improvements.

CoRD is a free download for OS X 10.5 or later. Check out the post over at the TheAppleBlog for more detail.

Do you prefer CoRD or Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Client?


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