Software update: TightVNC 2.8.27

There are several programs to control computers remotely. TightVNC is one such program and, as the name implies, it uses VNC . ‘Tight’ refers to the use of compression, which means that the program also performs well over slow connections. TightVNC is suitable for Windows 2000 and above, Windows 9x / NT and Linux users can use version 1.3.10 . In version 2.8.27 the following changes and improvements have been made:

Server for Windows:

  • Fixed server crash on changing window size when sharing one particular window with -sharewindow option (sf bug # 1475).
  • Fixed problems with generating incorrect symbols with certain national keyboard layouts, eg when pressing “3” in Turkish layout and “6” in Portuguese Brazilian ABNT2 layout (sf bugs # 1482, # 1458).
  • Fixed problem with sending black screen when a viewer requests 16-bit or 8-bit colors with big-endian byte order (sf bug # 1473).
  • Fixed an issue with mouse cursor jumping to the top left corner of the screen on requesting full screen update.

Viewer for Windows:

  • Added support of Romanian diacritical marks.
  • Fixed a problem of adding extra null character when transferring text data from clipboard (sf bug # 1485).
  • Fixed incorrect handling of the -mousecursor command-line option (sf bug # 1457).
Version number 2.8.27
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016
Website TightVNC
Download https://www.tightvnc.com/download.php
File size 2.13MB
License type GPL
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