Preferences window reference
Use Remotix preferences to set options that affect how you interact with remote servers.
Choose Remotix > Preferences… on a Mac or Edit > Preferences... on Windows and set any of the options in the tables below.
Show icon in Menu Bar (Mac) / Show icon in tray (Windows)
Choose whether to show Remotix icon in the system menu bar or tray. See Remotix menu in the system menu.
Start Remotix at system startup
Choose whether to launch Remotix on system start.
Show Computer List at startup
Choose whether to hide main window at startup.
Install updates automatically
Allow to let Remotix keep itself up-to-date without your attention.
Offer beta updates
Enable to get informed about beta versions of Remotix available for download.
Remotix HTTP API
Enable to utilise Remotix HTTP API for routine actions.
Write verbose logs
Check to allow Remotix to write verbose logs about everything. If disabled, Remotix only writes general information to the log file.
Set or change master password to protect stored credentials. See Protect confidential data with master password.
Click Reset All to remove all stored passwords from Remotix. This action cannot be undone.
Offer saving credentials by default
If enabled, Remotix will offer to save credentials for any successful connection automatically.
Open new viewers as tabs
Choose if you prefer new connections to be opened in tabs of Remotix main window or in new windows.
When connected use
Choose whether to control the mouse, trackpad, keyboard, and clipboard when connecting to a new computer. See Control or observe a single computer
Choose whether to allow remote user control of mouse, trackpad and keyboard while you are connected.
Choose whether to pause Viewer activity to reduce CPU load.
Clipboard transfer indicator
Enable showing the Clipboard transfer indicator in the Viewer window whenever you copy or paste text and images.
Keyboard Mode indicator
Enable showing the Input mode indicator in the Viewer window title whenever mouse and keyboard events are being sent to the remote machine.
Send keyboard events
Choose whether to grab your local keyboard input whenever the Remotix window is active or only when your local mouse pointer is over it.
Change the Viewer window background color.
Auto synchronize Clipboard by default
Enable automatic clipboard synchronization when available. See Share clipboards between client and server.
Enable to allow Remotix to try to re-establish the connection automatically if the connection has been interrupted. See Automatic reconnect.
Enable HEVC (currently unavailable)
Choose whether to enable HEVC encoder for higher resolutions.
Change the behavior of modifier keys with a pop-up menu. These settings are stored separately for Apple Screen Sharing, Windows RDP and other VNC connections.
For each type of connection (chosen in the header of pane), choose the default keyboard input mode.
Locally / In Remotix Cloud
Remotix Cloud Keychain
Enabled / Disabled
Upload Session info to Cloud
Host and port settings
Type of authentification, username, password
Username, password, domain.
System proxy / Custom SOCKSS proxy, address, port, username, password
Remotix Cloud or other