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Microsoft Remote Desktop for PC MAC

Microsoft Remote Desktop for PC MAC

Developed By: Microsoft Corporation

License: FREE

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Last Updated: March 24, 2020

About Microsoft Remote Desktop App

Important reminders:

Important things you need to consider before downloading Microsoft Remote Desktop for PC.

1 Some platforms may trap you by showing you Microsoft Remote Desktop for PC exe. The executable files are for computers. While the Microsoft Remote Desktop for PC Windows 7 or Windows 10 is not designed by the developers. This app is only for smartphones so don’t fall in those traps, maybe such files contain the malware.

2 The only way to install Microsoft Remote Desktop for PC free download is by using the Android Emulators. The procedure is already written here so, you can follow the steps to get the Microsoft Remote Desktop app on Computer.

3 If you want to get the maximum out of the app then use the APK file. Microsoft Remote Desktop APK for PC is much better than the regular app on Google Play. Because the APK files came before updating the App on Google Play. So you will get the major and minor fixes earlier.

4 Use BlueStacks or Nox App player to get Microsoft Remote Desktop Player for PC. Only these are credible emulators to get Microsoft Remote Desktop Player for Windows 7 Free download and macOS too.

Can I use Microsoft Remote Desktop for PC?

Of course, you can use Microsoft Remote Desktop App on Laptop. You can download and install Microsoft Remote Desktop for PC Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Mac OS devices. You can see a couple of guides below that will let you download Microsoft Remote Desktop on your computer.

Download Microsoft Remote Desktop for PC Windows 7 and 10:

  1. First of all, download and install BlueStacks on PC. Due to heavy file size, it will take some time. Once you installed the emulator successfully next step is configuration. Select the language if Emulator offers you.
  2. The next step is compulsory i.e registration of Google Account. Either you can enter your existing Google Account or create a new one.
  3. Once BlueStacks home page appears, you will the Google Play App. Open the Play Store and enter the Microsoft Remote Desktop name on the search bar, press enter. Click on the install button.
  4. Right after a few minutes, you will see the Microsoft Remote Desktop app among your BlueStacks apps. Open the app, hence, your Microsoft Remote Desktop for PC app is ready to use.

Is Microsoft Remote Desktop for Windows 7 available?

No, it is not available officially on Windows 7 or other versions. Only designed for Android smartphones, tabs and TV. People who want Microsoft Remote Desktop on Windows 10/7 computer need to adopt the tweaked way, that is written above.

Installing Microsoft Remote Desktop for Mac:

1• First of all, Download Nox on PC from the official site. After downloading, install Nox on your Macbook. The installation procedure is similar to other software.

2•  Configure the Nox App player by clicking on the install button. Unlike BlueStacks, Nox doesn’t demand Google Account in the starting.

3•  Once you are redirected to the Nox home screen, open the Google Play app. Enter your Google Account while using Nox for the first time. It will don’t demand to enter the account later. Users have 2 options Existing Account or Create a New Account.

4•  After Account Registration, click on the Google Play Search bar. Type the Microsoft Remote Desktop are search and press enter button. Select the Microsoft Remote Desktop app and click on the Install Button. Wait for the few minutes to let the installation complete.

Hopefully, all of the viewers will easily understand the procedure. If anyone you find complication during procedure, inform us through the comment box below. To assist our users we have a Contact Us page. You can ask us any Software related questions from that page.

Answer to an Important question 

Can I get Microsoft Remote Desktop for PC Windows 10 on my computer?

This question was the main reason why we updated this tutorial. The answer is really simple, you can get the Microsoft Remote Desktop for PC on Windows or Mac officially. Users can get the app on a Laptop or Desktop through unofficial procedure only. The involvement and use of Android Emulators to accomplish this task are compulsory.

App Details

Version 8.1.79.421
Size 17M
Category Business Apps

Description:
Use the Microsoft Remote Desktop app to connect to a remote PC ... [read more]


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Compatible with Windows 7/8/10 Pc & Laptop

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Read the contents of your USB storage:
  - Allows the app to read the contents of your USB storage.
Modify or delete the contents of your USB storage:
  - Allows the app to write to the USB storage.
View Wi-Fi connections:
  - Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
View network connections:
  - Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
Full network access:
  - Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
Access download manager.:
  - Allows the app to access the download manager and to use it to download files. Malicious apps can use this to disrupt downloads and access private information.
Use the Microsoft Remote Desktop app to connect to a remote PC or virtual apps and desktops made available by your admin. The app helps you be productive no matter where you are.


Getting Started
+ Configure your PC for remote access using the information at: https://aka.ms/rdsetup
+ Learn more about the different Remote Desktop clients at: https://aka.ms/rdclients


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, user accounts, gateways
+ 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.