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by Tom Nelson

Screen sharing is the process of allowing users at a remote computer to see what is happening on your Mac’s screen. Mac screen sharing also allows you to remotely view and take control of another Mac’s screen.


Screen shot © Coyote Moon, Inc.

This can be very handy for getting or giving help with troubleshooting a problem, getting answers to questions about how to use an application, or simply accessing something on your Mac from another computer.

Macs come with built-in screen sharing capabilities, which can be accessed from the Sharing preference pane. The Mac’s screen sharing capability is based on the VNC (Virtual Network Computing) protocol, which means not only can you use another Mac to view your screen, you can use any computer that has a VNC client installed.

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