AnyDesk RW Add-on: Enhance Remote Worker Connectivity and Productivity with Reduced Costs

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The Remote Worker add-on (AnyDesk RW) allows to provide connectivity capabilities for remote workers at a reduced cost and with all the necessary functions to achieve a productive teleworking experience.

Remote workers can enjoy the same ease of use and seamless experience of AnyDesk they already know, while IT administrators keep security and costs under control.

Super fast Secure Multi-platform Lightweight

  • Super fast: Minimum latency thanks to our own DeskRT codec, frame rates of up to 60 fps.
  • Secure: Military-grade security with TLS 1.2 transport encryption, 256-bit AES.
  • Multi-platform: Works on Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, Linux, Raspberry Pi, FreeBSD, and Chrome OS.
  • Lightweight: 4.4 MB download (for Windows). Launch the application. Ready.

AnyDesk RW Add-on Features

AnyDesk Add-on offers some functionalities particularly useful for teleworking scenarios:

  • Licensing
    • Offered in packages of 10 remote worker users.
    • Each remote worker requires a license.
    • Added as an add-on to any Standard, Advanced, or Ultimate contract.
    • Only allows connection from the user’s device to the designated device within the company.
    • Standard license allows adding up to 2 RW packages.
    • Advanced license allows adding up to 10 RW packages.
    • Ultimate license allows adding unlimited RW packages.


AnyDesk remote desktop software comes with the highest security standards. Cutting-edge encryption technology and customizable security features make AnyDesk the perfect solution for companies with special security requirements.

Technology Meaning
256 bit AES Symmetric block encryption algorithm using a 256-bit key to protect data confidentiality.
TLS 1.2 Version 1.2 of the Transport Layer Security protocol, used to protect online communications over the Internet through encryption and authentication of transmitted data.
HTTPS/SSL Secure Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTPS) using the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol to provide secure communication over the Internet through encrypted and authenticated data between a web client and server.
2FA Two-Factor Authentication, a security method requiring two forms of authentication to verify a user’s identity.
Sorted hashes Hash table with sort for storing encrypted access keys.


Functionality RW add-on
Licensed users 1
Channels 1
TCP tunnel 1 port
File transfer OK
Remote restart OK
Remote printing OK
Remote wake-on-LAN (WOL) OK
AnyDesk VPN OK
Session recording OK
Session logging OK
Two-Factor Authentication OK
Remember session settings OK
Session permission profiles 3 profiles
Auto-disconnect OK
Privacy mode OK
Text chat OK
Screen whiteboard OK
Online help (website) OK
Active support (tickets, chat) Depends on the base license
Phone support Depends on the base license

Client System Requirements

  • Minimum system memory is 1GB.
  • A dual-core processor and 2 GB of system memory with a graphics card capable of hardware acceleration are recommended.
  • A graphics card compatible with Direct3D or at least DirectDraw with 32 MB or more of video memory is required.
  • Single-core systems allow AnyDesk to automatically switch to lower quality rendering mode (16 bits per pixel) to preserve system resources.
  • Enabling Aero desktop scheme (hardware composition) in Windows benefits AnyDesk.
  • The Mirror driver on Windows Server and Windows XP provides a substantial performance boost in capture.

Compatible Systems (Client)

Operating System Version
Windows XP (32-bit) SP2+ 7 8.1 10 11
Windows Server 2003 SP2 and later
macOS 10.12 Sierra and later¹
Ubuntu 18.04 and later LTS versions
Debian 9 and later versions
CentOS Linux
RHEL 7 and later versions
OpenSUSE 42/15
Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi 2 and later versions⁴
FreeBSD 11 and later versions
4.4 Ice Cream Sandwich and later versions
Amazon Fire OS 4 and later versions
ChromeOS Devices with Google Play Store
iOS 11.0 and later versions
iPadOS 13.0 and later versions
tvOS 11.0 and later versions
  • Older versions of AnyDesk for macOS can be found on the website.
  • ² For Linux-based devices, outgoing sessions are only supported when Wayland is used. Incoming sessions are only possible when using Xorg. Additionally, at this time, 64-bit Linux versions are the only ones supported.
  • ³ CentOS 8 Stream is not supported. CentOS 8 Linux has reached its end of life and is no longer supported.
  • ⁴ Only Raspbian/Raspberry Pi OS (32-bit) is supported. Raspberry Pi OS 11 “Bullseye” is not yet supported.
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