Microsoft Remote Desktop Preview

Microsoft Remote Desktop Preview
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Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1

App requires

  • internet connection
  • microphone
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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With the Microsoft Remote Desktop app, you can connect to a remote PC and experience the power of Windows with RemoteFX in a Remote Desktop client designed to help you get your work done wherever you are.

•            Rich multi-touch experience with Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) and RemoteFX supporting Windows gestures
•            Secure connection to your data and applications
•            Simple management of all remote connections from the connection center
•            Seamless audio and video streaming
•            Support for Azure RemoteApp

Release 8.1.6 includes the following updates:
•            Added support for Azure RemoteApp (
•            Bug fixes and other improvements

Release 8.1.5 includes the following updates:
• Mouse Pointer is now the default input mode for all connections
• The SHIFT key is now available on the extended keyboard
• A resume button has been added to the app bar to return to the last active session
• Bug fixes and other improvements

Release 8.1.4 includes the following updates:
• Fn keys are now available on the extended keyboard
• Updated the disconnection behavior in preparation for multi-session support
• Added a link to the feature request site from the About page
• Added a new command to Cortana ("Remote desktop add [a] [new] desktop")
• Bug fixes and other improvements

Release 8.1.3 includes the following updates:
• Cortana integration ("Remote desktop connect to <Display Name>")
• Phone will remain unlocked while in a remote desktop session
• Bug fixes and other improvements

Release 8.1.2 includes the following updates:
• Improved ability to connect to your home PC by name
• Resized the remote keyboard based on the device size
• Bug fixes and other improvements
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  • by Pratik 11/23/2014
    Swapping is not working on windows 10 built 9879
  • by ed 11/23/2014
    Great but useless for those who only have the basic copy of windows OS, which most of us do.
  • by Nadim 11/23/2014
    Love it! Best app in the world
  • by Abhishek 11/22/2014
    Its good but pls add GATEWAY option in RDP. Its most required feature to connect to office environment without VPN.
  • by 堂 11/22/2014
  • by Trương 11/21/2014
  • by MMSP15 11/20/2014
    Perfect 👌
  • by Yuyang 11/20/2014
    Can't connect to 2012 R2 servers
  • by Alireza 11/18/2014
    Thank you Microsoft especially for new functionality of this new version
  • by Free 11/18/2014
    Good but 3rd party app 2x RDP is still better. Not quite sure how a 3rd party app was 1st the have RDC and then still out do the OS developer... I think MS wants the WP8 line to die. WM 6.5 OS was way better than this.

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