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 with breakthrough Network Level Authentication (NLA) technology
- Simple management of all remote connections from the connection center
- High quality video and sound streaming with improved compression and bandwidth usage

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 Julián 9/22/2014
    DOES NOT WORK. the exact same settings in ConnectMe work fine. both this and RemoteDesktop have never connected over the web (Non-local) for me.
  • by Dante 9/22/2014
    Excellent app.
  • by MohammadReza 9/21/2014
    Awesome 🙆 and helpful application, tanx Microsoft
  • by Jay 9/21/2014
    It works only with WiFi connection. It does not work with my packet data which is 3g
  • by saeed 9/21/2014
    Great app and works fantastic! A question!!!! HOW COULD WE DO RIGHT CLICK?????
  • by Douglas 9/21/2014
    Very useful and tight. Operates intuitively with Windows 8.1 touch mode. Lack of help with Windows 7 pointer mode mouse operation, dropped my score to a four. Had to look up the instructions online, which do not display properly via WP IE.
  • by Emerson 9/20/2014
    Awesome. Finally a Remote Desktop Connection from Microsoft.
  • by Sashi 9/20/2014
    This is excellent.
  • by er 9/19/2014
  • by Moody 9/19/2014
    To all people who can't connect even with windows pro installed. Forget your wireless network reconnect to it as your home or work network allow it to discover PCs and other stuff and you will connect.