RustDesk Documentation

RustDesk is a full-featured open source remote control alternative for self-hosting and security with minimal configuration. You have full control of your data, with no concerns about security. The Client is open source and theres a choice between the fully featured Professional Server available to purchase on our website and the basic free and OSS Server based on our Professional Server.


  • Works on Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android, Web.
  • Supports VP8 / VP9 / AV1 software codecs, and H264 / H265 hardware codecs.
  • Own your data, easily set up self-hosting solution on your infrastructure.
  • P2P connection with end-to-end encryption based on NaCl.
  • No administrative privileges or installation needed for Windows, elevate privilege locally or from remote on demand.
  • We like to keep things simple and will strive to make simpler where possible.

GitHub Repositories

Main Client Repository:
Open source Server Repository:
Pro Server Repository:
Doc Repository: