Is there any software available that supports local screen sharing between two or more computers? By local I mean sharing screens using a direct wired connection (ethernet?) or over a home WiFi network. Is there something built into Windows 10 Home edition that does this?

  • only needs screen sharing capability (no remote desktop control required)
  • It only needs to work on Windows.
  • Must be free
  • open source desirable but not required
  • TeamViewer can be configured for LAN only, IMHO. Commented Jun 19, 2020 at 19:43
  • Veyon can do it, but it quite hard to set up. Commented Jun 19, 2020 at 19:48
  • How about github.com/EslaMx7/ScreenTask - not the neatest UI, but might just do the job. I have no experience with it. Commented Jun 19, 2020 at 19:48
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    @Thomas Weller All your recommendations were helpful and It looks like Veyon is exactly what I was looking for.
    – Nick
    Commented Jun 19, 2020 at 20:57
  • It was obvious to me that there are already dozens of existing applications for such thing but somehow the Internet is successfully flooded by the Z*** company. I'm glad to see alternatives and look forward in this question to be answered more. Next time, @Nick, do not accept the first answer immediately. There is no "single answer for all questions" by definition. Masking the question as Answered makes people skip it.
    – Nakilon
    Commented Jun 25, 2020 at 8:23

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Veyon is a free software for classrooms.

I am using it at home on Windows 10 Pro with my children (age 7 and 10), so I can sometimes have a look at what games they play. I have not used the demonstration mode yet, to be honest.

Drawbacks and potential downsides:

  • I find the software quite hard to install and get up and running. At least it is when you want to do remote control in a secure way. But, at the same time, I can't really think of a way on how to make it easier.
  • I opened a few issues on Github for which the response often was "if you want new features, please ask our sales department for an offer". So, that's not a group of enthusiasts, there's someone trying to earn a living (which is ok, too, but still a bit unexpected for GPL software).

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