Chrome Remote Desktop

Chrome Remote Desktop

Chrome Remote Desktop extension

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  • Chrome Remote Desktop
  • Chrome Remote Desktop
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What is Chrome Remote Desktop?
Chrome Remote Desktop is a Chrome extension that allows users to access other computers remotely. Be it for short-term support or long-term access to files and applications, this secure & cross-platform tool supports Windows, Mac & Linux users. Available for access anytime and on any device with the Chrome browser, including Chromebooks.
Version: 2.1 (Last updated: 2022-12-02)
Creation date: 2019-09-04
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • nativeMessaging
  • downloads
Size: 23.20K
URLs: Website
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This is the companion extension for the Chrome Remote Desktop website ( This extension enables you to install, view, and modify the Chrome Remote Desktop native client from the web UI.

Chrome Remote Desktop allows users to remotely access another computer through Chrome browser or a Chromebook. Computers can be made available on an short-term basis for scenarios such as ad hoc remote support, or on a more long-term basis for remote access to your applications and files. All connections are fully secured.

Chrome Remote Desktop is fully cross-platform. Provide remote assistance to Windows, Mac and Linux users, or access your Windows and Mac desktops at any time, all from the Chrome browser on virtually any device, including Chromebooks.

For information about privacy, please see the Google Privacy Policy and the Chrome Privacy Notice.

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User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Easy to use
  • Works perfectly
  • Intuitive interface
  • Frequent disconnections or freezes
  • Difficult to access remote desktop
  • Negative utility
Most mentioned
  • Does not work
  • Difficult to access remote desktop
  • Works perfectly
Recent reviews
OMG this is the most worthless app I have ever encountered, won't open, shuts down when trying to open... who ever made this should be fired
by Marcus Jones Marcus Jones, 2024-06-13

not working in linux elementary os horus.
by Hamdi Armagan Hamdi Armagan, 2024-06-13

Stopped working for me.
by Tony Tony, 2024-06-12
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Risk impact

Chrome Remote Desktop is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Chrome Remote Desktop has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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