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mRemoteNG is the next generation of mRemote, open source, tabbed, multi-protocol, remote connections manager.


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NOTICE: This project currently transited to a new maintainer. Development help would be greatly appreciated.

An open source, multi-protocol, tabbed remote connections manager allowing you to view all of your connections in a simple yet powerful interface

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The following protocols are supported:

  • RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol)
  • VNC (Virtual Network Computing)
  • SSH (Secure Shell)
  • Telnet (TELecommunication NETwork)
  • HTTP/HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
  • rlogin (Remote Login)
  • Raw Socket Connections
  • Powershell remoting

For a detailed feature list and general usage support, refer to the Documentation.


Supported Operating Systems

Source package

This contains the source code from which mRemoteNG is build. You will need to compile it yourself using Visual Studio.

Minimum Requirements


⭐ Starting Windows 11 you can use winget to install mRemoteNG. Just run winget install -e --id mRemoteNG.mRemoteNG

mRemoteNG is available as a redistributable MSI package or as a portable ZIP package and can be downloaded from the following locations:

Command line install

The MSI package of mRemoteNG can be installed using the command line:

msiexec /i [/qn] C:\Path\To\mRemoteNG-Installer.exe [INSTALLDIR=value] [IGNOREPREREQUISITES=value] [/lv* <log path>]

Argument/Property Value Description
/qn Silent Installation Will run the installer silently in the background.
/lv* Silent Installation Will write a logfile to the specified location. (For paths that contain spaces, enclose the path in double quotes)
INSTALLDIR folder path Allows you to set the installation directory from the command line. (For paths that contain spaces, enclose the path in double quotes)
IGNOREPREREQUISITES 0 or 1 When set to 1, the installer will not be halted if any prerequisite check is not met. You must still run the installer as administrator.

Manual Uninstall

If you are using the Portable version, simply deleting the folder that contains mRemoteNG should be sufficient. These uninstall instructions are only necessary for the normal binary .MSI installed version of mRemoteNG

  • Delete the folder where mRemoteNG was installed. By default, this is: %PROGRAMFILES%\mRemoteNG (for versions before 1.77 on a x64 Windows its %programfiles(x86)%\mRemoteNG)

  • Delete the mRemoteNG install entry from the following location. You may search for "mRemoteNG" in the DisplayName field:

    • x86 Windows or mRemoteNG starting with v1.77: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\
    • x64 Windows and mRemoteNG before 1.77: HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\
  • Remove the following registry key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\mRemoteNG (on x64 Windows with mRemoteNG before 1.77 it's HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\mRemoteNG)

  • (Optional) If you would also like to delete user data remove %LOCALAPPDATA%\mRemoteNG

  • (Optional) If you would also like to remove the connection configuration, delete %APPDATA%\mRemoteNG

  • (Optional) If no other software uses it, the "Microsoft Windows Desktop Runtime" may be uninstalled too.

Featured Projects

  • PSmRemoteNG A module to create mRemoteNG connection files from PowerShell.
  • mRemoteNGOpenVPN A script that can be embedded as an external tool to control OpenVPN.


If you find mRemoteNG useful and would like to contribute, it would be greatly appreciated. When you contribute, you make it possible for the team to cover the costs of producing mRemoteNG.

Submit Code

Check out the Wiki page on how to configure your development environment and submit a pull request.


Check out the Wiki page on how to help make mRemoteNG a polyglot.

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