VNC Connect: simple, secure remote access built into Raspberry Pi OS

Innovation made easy

The Raspberry Pi is an incredibly versatile piece of equipment, used by businesses and hobbyists all over the world over to monitor and manage equipment or learn new skills. When combined with VNC Connect remote access software, the applications are endless. 

Connect to your Raspberry Pi from anywhere

With VNC® Connect, you can establish direct and cloud connections to your Raspberry Pi devices

Within your local network

Within your local network

You can work offline by establishing a direct connection when
connecting to your Raspberry Pi over the same private local
network, for example at home or the office. Learn more.

Over the Internet

Over the internet

Connect via the cloud and safely control your Raspberry Pi over
the Internet. There's no need to open holes in firewalls or port
forward your router. Learn more.

How businesses use VNC Connect for Raspberry Pi

Blog - How remote access and Raspberry Pi can drive the growth of startups

Raspberry Pi with a remote access solution can allow small businesses and startups to make the most of limited budgets and offer them opportunities to drive their growth.

Tutorial - Setting up VNC Connect on your Raspberry Pi

Here are some detailed instructions on how you can get connected to your Raspberry Pi with VNC Connect and use some of its most popular features.

Centurion Solar case study - Monitoring solar panels with Raspberry Pi

"We've gone from being in limp mode to overdrive in one easy step, using RealVNC® as the driving force to get us there."

Johan Booysen, Founder

Get started

Try out all the features VNC Connect has to offer for Raspberry Pi  free for 30 days.

Sign up for a RealVNC account to start your free trial.

Raspberry Pi - Minecraft

Play Minecraft remotely

We're the only remote access provider with direct capture technology. This means you can remote Minecraft, the Pi camera module, and more. Learn how.

Transfer files and print

Transfer files and print remotely

You can transfer files to and from your Raspberry Pi, or print to a printer where you are, providing you're connecting from a desktop computer. Learn how.

Raspberry Pi - robot

Create and remote a virtual desktop

If you're not running the PIXEL desktop (for example, your Raspberry Pi's inside a robot) you can still have graphical remote access using a virtual desktopLearn how.



In 3 easy steps

Set up your Raspberry Pi

VNC® Server is built into Raspberry Pi OS (formerly Raspbian), but you still have to enable it.

Learn more

Start your free 30 day trial of VNC Connect

Activate and start your 30-day free trial of VNC Connect Professional or Enterprise, according to your business requirements. The software is free only for non commercial use.

Download VNC® Viewer

You'll need our free VNC Viewer app on every computer or mobile device you want to connect from.


Need to use VNC® Connect commercially?

VNC Connect on the Raspberry Pi is free for personal use, up to 5 devices.
For use as part of a product or service, ask for a quote