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Shells helps you transform any device into a powerful, secure virtual desktop. Whether you want to code or create on your tablet or do your work on your TV, with Shells you can unlock the full performance and experience of a desktop computer on any device.

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Check out this list of the best alternatives. Compare the top features, pricing, pros & cons and user ratings to suit your needs.

#1 Alternative

About Amazon WorkSpaces

Secure, reliable, and scalable access to virtual desktops from any location.

  • Provide secure access to apps and data stored on AWS rather than on vulnerable endpoint devices.

  • Maximize productivity and business continuity with a financially backed 99.9% uptime SLA.

  • Scale on demand with fixed-rate hourly billing, no overprovisioning, and no upfront costs.

  • Support a broad range of remote workers with flexible desktop configurations.


Pricing across the Amazon WorkSpaces Family services is designed to be flexible and cost-effective, allowing you to pay for the resources you need without over provisioning.

WorkSpaces allows you to pay for usage based on monthly subscriptions or hourly meters. With the monthly subscription option, you pay a fixed monthly fee per virtual desktop for unlimited usage during the month. Unlimited usage pricing is ideal for workers who use the service as their primary desktop.

You can check the details for pricing on this link

#2 Alternative

About Prianto's Remote Desktop Solution

The ready-to-use and out-of-the-box solution (all opensouce components) ensures that your employees can access any existing (!) Windows devices (physical PCs, Windows Terminal Servers (RDSH), any VMs,…) located in the corporate network from their homes.

We have assembled a fully integrated solution including SSL terminated reverse proxy, which can be integrated into a corporate network including multi-factor authentication in a few minutes.

We have designed this "first-aid kit", especially for small and medium-sized companies. It can help them have a cheap solution for their employees to work from home. The solution works exclusively with components from the open-source world.


There are no license fees for the software. The solution works exclusively with components from the open source world.

#3 Alternative

About Paperspace

Blazing fast GPU computing with a world-class developer experience.

Paperspace is built for the future where hardware and software are inextricably linked. Our tools provide a seamless abstraction layer that radically simplifies access to accelerated computing.

The Paperspace stack removes costly distractions, enabling individuals & organizations to focus on what matters.


Pricing is divided into two types: Gradient (ML Platform) and CORE (GPU Cloud). Gradient enables individuals and teams to quickly develop, track, and collaborate on Machine Learning models of any size and complexity. Whereas CORE is built to make you experience a high-performance computing platform built for a range of applications.

Gradient has monthly individual and team plans whereas CORE has hourly or monthly plans.

For hourly plans you are charged a flat rate (depending on machine type) per month to cover storage and access. Additionally, you are charged an hourly rate when the machine is running. Monthly plans are offered at a flat rate for unlimited access.

You can check further details for pricing at this link

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