Software Update: AnyDesk 6.0.8

Version 6.0.8 of AnyDesk for Windows has been released. With this program, which is being developed by former TeamViewer employees, another computer can be taken over to manage it remotely. The program is available for Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Android and iOS, although not every platform has the same version number. It’s free for home use; for commercial use begin the Prices at eleven dollars a month. It does not matter how many updates are released in the meantime. The changelog of the last few versions looks like this:

AnyDesk 6.0.8

Fixed Bugs

  • Fixed connectivity information bar not showing up in some cases
  • Fixed deadlock in installer
  • Fixed bug that could cause extra key up events to be triggered
  • Fixed incorrect tab selection on startup when connecting via desktop aproncut
  • Fixed scroll behavior of chat window when receiving messages

Other Changes

  • Support for improved connections to iOS devices

AnyDesk 6.0.1 (macOS)


  • Support for improved connections to iOS devices

Fixed Bugs

  • Fixed disabled context menu on Speed ​​Dial items

AnyDesk 6.0.1 (Linux/BSD/Raspberry Pi)

New Features:

  • Added “capture” panel in settings to disable XDamage for Computers that have issues with screen artifacting (Warning: Might impact performance)
  • Support for improved connections to iOS devices

Fixed Bugs:

  • Fixed a deadlock that could occur at the beginning of a session, resulting in “Waiting for Image” to never disappear
  • Fixed a bug in Raspberry Pi that lead to Pi 4 beeing unusable

AnyDesk 6.0.0 (macOS)

New Features

  • Two-factor authentication
  • Wake on LAN
  • Hide individual item groups in Speed ​​Dial

Fixed Bugs

  • Fixed bug when keyboard layout does not match to input into Unattended Access password dialog
  • Fixed issue which prevented renaming of Speed ​​Dial items
  • Fixed issue when sleeping mac reported incorrect online state
  • Improved Preferences window behaviour

Important note

We plan to discontinue macOS 10.10 (Yosemite) support soon. AnyDesk strongly recommends you to upgrade your system.

AnyDesk 6.0.4 (Android)

Fixed Bugs

  • Fixed crash on Android 4 and 5

AnyDesk 6.0.0 (Linux)

New Features:

  • AnyDesk now supports Perfect Forward Secrecy.
  • Added Two Factor Authentication. When enabled, an additional dialog will be shown after authentication by password or token, asking for a time-based one-time password provided by a third device. This requires that device to run an app supporting TOTP.
  • Added Wake On LAN. When enabled, devices running AnyDesk that are currently in sleep mode can be woken up by other AnyDesk devices in the same local network.
  • The frontend will now refuse to start as root Fixed Bugs:
  • Fixed AnyDesk beeing unusable on Dark Themes by defaulting to Adwaita Theme
  • Fixed “Open Address Book on Startup” showing the premium dialog even on paid licenses
  • Fixed wallpaper not change when re-transmited for speed dial
  • Fixed keyboard layout change on Fedora 31
  • Fixed chat icon having the wrong state

Version number 6.0.8
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Android, Linux, BSD, macOS, iOS, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019
Website AnyDesk
File size 3.50MB
License type Freeware/Paid