TightVNC is a VNC distribution with many new features, improvements, and bugfixes over VNC. It is optimized for faster operation on slow network links such as modem connections, provides more configuration options in the server, features automatic SSH tunneling in the Unix vncviewer, and more. The modified servers and viewers are fully compatible with the original VNC software.
|Tags||Systems Administration Networking|
|Operating Systems||POSIX Windows Windows|
|Implementation||C C++ Java|
Release Notes: This release only updates TightVNC Java Viewer. This is the first public release of version 2.0. The viewer was redesigned and rewritten from the scratch. It features a Swing-based user interface, improved speed, and better code architecture.
Release Notes: This release only updates TightVNC Java viewer. The new viewer adds support for automatic SSH tunneling via the JSch library. Also, it provides support for transmitting mouse wheel events.
Release Notes: This release fixes various bugs that were reported for previous versions, and adds a number of minor improvements. The improved vncserver script is now able to read configuration files. Xvnc includes fixes for 64-bit Linux. There are a number of fixes and improvements in the Java viewer.
Release Notes: This stable version includes support for the latest RFB protocol version 3.8, VNC4-compatible parsing of host:display strings, and a number of bugfixes and portability fixes. Also, there was many changes in the built-in Java viewer such as scaling, automatic encoding selection, support for ZRLE encoding, and a workaround for a Tab key problem.
Release Notes: This version is expected to be the final release candidate for the upcoming stable release. The Unix version includes minor bugfixes and an improved built-in Java viewer with automatic encoding selection.