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 Tsvetan 9/16/2014
    Nokia lumia 620 on Win 8.1 control mouse problems ......
  • by Vytas 9/16/2014
    Awesome. Works as expected
  • by Gerard 9/16/2014
    Call me lazy but I have to do something on my PC instead of just having a client or something that will connect my phone to the PC mindlessly. This is lame.
  • by David 9/15/2014
    Great app. Please add option to Hide this ip adress & keyboard bar. Also add better response time.
  • by nikita 9/15/2014
    Very cool apps!
  • by moses edgar 9/14/2014
    Great. Very useful. Much better if there is virtual mouse.
  • by 烈源 9/14/2014
    why cant download from china?😩. I must change area to download..
  • by Faisal 9/13/2014
    One of the Microsoft apps thay is done right. The mouse and touch modes work great to manage my Windows 2012 Essentials home server. Good job MS for this app.
  • by Aaron 9/13/2014
    Good start, and well done on the Cortana integration, but it definitely needs Remote Gateway and RemoteApp before it becomes truly useful. Disappointing since Windows version already has this. This is a prime example of an app that should be universal!
  • by 재훈 9/12/2014
    Plz support vertical