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Use the Microsoft Remote Desktop app to connect to a remote PC or virtual apps and desktops made available by your admin. With Microsoft Remote Desktop, you can be productive no matter where you are.


Getting Started
+ Learn how to use Microsoft Remote Desktop at aka.ms/rdanddocs.
+ Learn about our other Remote Desktop clients at aka.ms/rdclients.
+ Submit feedback at aka.ms/rdandfbk.


Features
+ Access remote PCs running Windows Professional or Enterprise and Windows Server
+ Access remote resources published by your IT admin
+ Connect remotely through a Remote Desktop Gateway
+ Rich multi-touch experience supporting Windows gestures
+ Secure connection to your data and applications
+ Simple management of your connections from the Connection Center
+ High-quality video and audio streaming


Permissions
This app requires certain permissions to use features in the app. These are enumerated below.


Optional access
[Storage]: access authority is required to access local drives and documents from the Remote Desktop session when the Redirect local storage feature is enabled.
From version Microsoft Remote Desktop 8.1.77.417:
Improved accessibility for users of keyboard-only navigation.
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