Thursday, October 17, 2013 (19:28) | Bart Breij
Microsoft has just previously announced its Microsoft Remote Desktop application for the iPhone and iPad. This is done on the same day as Microsoft Windows spends 8.1 for PCs and tablets. With this application you can use the Windows operating system on the remote iPad or iPhone. Before you can use the normal swipe gestures in Windows. Microsoft Remote Desktop is a free download.
Microsoft focuses mainly on the application business use, because you via the application for presentations can search and can operate in Windows 8. But Microsoft Remote Desktop is not only interesting for business users. If both your Windows PC and your iPhone is connected to a Wi-Fi network, for instance you can also watch movies on the iPhone that are on your PC. The PC must of course be turned on to explain.
Microsoft calls the technique of applying a rich multi-touchbeleveing ??through a remote desktop protocol (RDP) and RemoteFX which provides support for Windows movements. The connection between the iPhone or iPad and Windows 8 is made with a secure connection. A technique called Microsoft NLA: Network Layer Authentication. Another impressive feature is that Microsoft Remote Desktop works with AirPlay. So you can show Windows 8 so for example on external displays, without you have at hand a PC: the operation goes through iOS
You can be the famous tile view control in Windows 8, but also the ‘back’ of the system as we know it from previous Windows editions. In it you can detail in the back with applications. It is also possible to request to approach with fast on the PC open applications. List Microsoft does not mention specifically about editing Microsoft Office documents, such as Word, Excel or Powerpoint. We love to hear from you if that works well. Indeed, Microsoft has still no Microsoft Office for iPad released – and Office Mobile 365 is only free for students
Download: Microsoft Remote Desktop (free, universal, iOS 6.0 +)