Microsoft Remote Desktop Preview

Microsoft Remote Desktop Preview
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Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1

App requires

  • internet connection
  • 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 8.1.2 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 John 7/20/2014
    Won't open anymore. No gateway support (when it used to work). Causes glance screen to invert. Otherwise, best client for connecting to Windows 8 and Server 2012.
  • by Nicholas 7/20/2014
    Worked flawlessly first time with Windows 7 desktop on my home wifi network. The clever way the movement of your fingers on the screen drive the cursor without obscuring it was a pleasant surprise. The double tap for click is intuitive and the onscreen keyboard icon is welcome. I especially appreciate that no software update or installation on the desktop machine is required, and come to think of it I didn't even need to be in the same room. As a start to finish pragmatist I decided to hate Windows 8 for bolting an unwanted phone UI to an OS I as a power user occasionally am forced to use. However, when I can monitor and shepherd the overnight batch processes on my Windows 7 desktop from my bed using my $45 Nokia 520 Windows phone, I have a brand new appreciation for what Microsoft can accomplish when they are not chasing shibboleths. Congratulations, team. This will help us tremendously.
  • by Dmitry 7/19/2014
    Glance is not working because of this app. But app is pretty good.
  • by 岩松 7/19/2014
  • by Brian 7/18/2014
    3 computers, 2 networks, all failures. All pcs and networks work fine from my surface tablet rdp.
  • by Milan 7/18/2014
    Works great! I have no complains whatsoever.
  • by Lee 7/17/2014
    Kind of useless without remote desktop gateway...
  • by Lee 7/16/2014
    Excellent App. Like having a full blown PC now in the palm of your hands thanks to Windows Phone
  • by roj 7/16/2014
  • by Alec 7/15/2014
    Simultaneously awesome and ****. Awesome because it's the best rdp client I've ever used on a mobile device but **** because it keeps crashing. As soon as Microsoft sorts out the crashing then this will be just awesome.