|This article relies on references to primary sources. (March 2010)|
|Stable release||2.81 / September 7, 2011|
|Operating system||Windows, Mac OS X, Android|
|Type||Remote administration software|
CrossLoop is a remote desktop service from CrossLoop Inc., which allows users to share their computer screens and collaborate with others over the Internet.
- CrossLoop Pro – subscription-based collection of tools for remote access and customer management
- CrossLoop Remote Access – subscription-based remote access software
- CrossLoop Free – no-charge screen-sharing and collaboration tool
The CrossLoop Marketplace is where people can get remote IT support 24 hours a day, from a Global Network of Experts. Through secure screen sharing technology; everyone, individuals and businesses can get assistance with computers, mobile devices, peripherals, software and training. The CrossLoop Marketplace is a website where users create profiles as experts, or as ones seeking help. Profiles allow the helpee to rate the expert and leave feedback, indicating their level of satisfaction. This helps new users decide which expert to choose.
UltraVNC (formerly used TightVNC) on Windows and Chicken of the VNC on a Macintosh is used to establish a connection between computers, and a separate application to handle the billing of services between the two endpoints. CrossLoop encrypts the data sent across the computers. Data is encrypted using a 128-bit Blowfish encryption algorithm. The service might work even if one or both of the computers are behind a firewall.
See also 
- Comparison of remote desktop software
- Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)
- Terminal Services
- Virtual Network Computing (VNC)