USB Network Gate

Share USB device over Network

USB Network Gate is a reliable software that will assist you in sharing local USB devices with multiple remote users across a local network and the Internet. The software is designed to provide secure communications over TCP/IP and will come in handy if you need to connect to a remote USB peripheral from Windows, Mac, or Linux computer.

Windows (32-bit and 64-bit): XP/Vista/7/8/10, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016/2019 macOS 10.9-10.14 Tested on Ubuntu 14.04-18.04, Centos 7. UNG Linux requires kernel version from 2.6.32 to 4.4 Android from 5.0
UNG Also available on:
  • Windows,
  • MacOS,
  • Linux,
  • Android
Why choose USB Network Gate?

Redirect USB over the IP network

USB Network Gate offers a number of handy features that make sharing USB over the network an easy and quick process. Now any user can print, scan, access USB security dongles and USB hubs over Ethernet from any computer in your office, no matter how big it is and how many floors it occupies.

USB Sharing
Cross-platform compatibility
Traffic Compression
256-bit SSL encryption
Simple installation

Traffic optimization

With the traffic compression option, you can drastically improve the transfer speed and bandwidth utilization. This option will be especially useful when sharing USB devices that tend to transfer uncompressed data.

Share USB over Wi-Fi network safely

USB over network software will make sure that no third party will gain access to your data traveling over Wi-Fi. Highly secured connection standards are provided by the traffic encryption option. Moreover, you can add a password to control remote user access. Share USB devices over Wi-Fi

Turn your computer into a USB server

There is no need to reboot your computer or restart USB Network Gate every time you need to share another device. Just unplug the currently shared USB device and plug in another one to the same USB port. A new device will automatically appear on the remote client.
USB in a virtual environment

Access remote USB devices from a virtual machine

VM USB Passthrough
VMware Workstation
VMware ESX
Citrix XenDesktop
Microsoft Hyper-V
USB Network Gate allows USB sharing and redirection from a host to a guest operating system. Shared on the host computer, USB devices can be easily accessed from virtual machines as if the peripherals were connected to those physically. The software fully supports VMware ESX/ESXi, Citrix XenDesktop, and Microsoft Hyper-V, and many other virtualization apps. Learn more
Forwarding USB over RDP

Connect to USB during an RDP session

USB Network Gate is an excellent solution for users who often connect to remote computers via the Remote Desktop Protocol. The program lets access any local USB device while working in a remote desktop session. Starting from version 7.0, USB Network Gate supports the Citrix ICA protocols as well.

USB for remote desktop

Isolation of a shared USB device

With USB Network Gate, you can assign a shared USB device to a specific user. In a multi-user environment of a terminal server, no other user will be able to connect to the peripheral during a specific RDP session.

RemoteFX USB Redirection support

If you need to forward USB devices from your local Linux machine to a remote Windows client, USB Network Gate will help you do this fast and safely. The software supports native RemoteFX USB redirection (MS-RDPEUSB). You won’t even need to install USB Network Gate on the remote Windows PC.

Share USB devices over RDP
Windows 10, Mac, Linux and Android OSes

Create cross-platform connections

USB Network Gate for Desktop
USB Network Gate is a multi-platform solution designed to share USB devices over IP on Windows, Mac, and Linux
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USB Network Gate for Android
USB Network Gate for Android provides access to a USB device connected to your smartphone, tablet, etc. for multiple remote computers over the Internet.
Get it on Google Play
Android 5.0 and up, v8.0.1859 5.62 MB
18th June, 2019 Release notes

Frequently asked questions

Yes, USB Network Gate allows sharing USB devices over a local network when the Internet connection is not available.
USB Network Gate server is a computer to which the USB device you need to share is connected physically. A client is a computer that connects to the networked USB device remotely.
After being shared over the network, a USB device can be connected to only one computer at a time.
USB Network Gate is compatible with Windows, macOS, and Linux platforms. That means you can easily connect from Windows to Mac, from Mac to Linux and in any other combination.
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