The term TeamViewer stands both for the company TeamViewer and its flagship product. 

It is also informally used as a verb to represent the action of remote controlling a device via the TeamViewer software: "I always TeamViewer into my dad's PC to help him."

This article applies to all TeamViewer users and customers.

The TeamViewer Company

TeamViewer is a leading global technology company that provides a connectivity platform to remotely access, control, manage, monitor, and repair devices – from laptops and mobile phones to industrial machines and robots.

Founded in 2005, TeamViewer focuses on cloud-based technologies to enable global online remote support and collaboration. To thrive now and in the coming years, businesses and individuals need remote desktop support, remote access, and online collaboration to connect worldwide. TeamViewer is at the forefront of that innovation.


  • has been installed on over 2.0 billion devices (each device generates a unique ID).
  • creates 750,000 new IDs every day.
  • has over 30 million devices online at any given time.
  • speaks your language with the software and support in more than 30 languages.

Learn more about the TeamViewer company and our growth here.

Why is TeamViewer´s technology so special? (Video)

The TeamViewer Software

Its flagship product, TeamViewer, is an all-in-one solution for remote support, remote access, and online meetings. It allows you to assist customers remotely, work with colleagues from a distance, stay connected with your own devices, or assist friends and family members.

The software runs on over 400 million devices, of which at least 30 million are connected to TeamViewer at any time.

The solution portfolio of TeamViewer covers the entire business lifecycle. It addresses specific needs, including screen sharing, remote desktop, remote access, instant business chat, web and video conferencing, backup, anti-malware, online whiteboards, and much more.

Further information and all downloads are available at:

If you would like to learn more about the software, please have a look at this article: Modules Overview

Welcome to TeamViewer!