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Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac 2.0 (Beta 2)

Remote Desktop Connection Client lets you connect to a Microsoft Windows-based computer and work with programs and files on that computer from your Macintosh computer. Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac 2.0 (Beta 2) includes the following new features:

  • Universal Binary
    Runs natively on both Intel-based and PowerPC-based Macs.
  • Remote Desktop Protocol 6.0
    Provides better compatibility with Windows Vista, improved security features, and many other improvements.
  • Improved User Experience
    Provides a true Mac experience and improved usability.
  • Improved Customization Options
    Lets you change application preferences, including keyboard shortcuts, while you are running a session. Changes take effect the next time that you connect.
  • Dynamic Screen Resizing
    Lets you resize your session window or switch to full-screen mode during a session.
  • Improved Printing Support
    Supports all configured printers on your Mac. No longer limited to PostScript printers.
  • Multiple Sessions (Improved in Beta 2)
    Improvements to File menu commands and connection files let you connect to multiple Windows-based computers at the same time.
  • Network Level Authentication (NLA) Support (New in Beta 2)
    Helps provide greater security when connecting to computers running Windows Vista.
  • Auto Reconnect (New in Beta 2)
    Supports automatic reconnection when a network connection to a remote session is lost.
  • Wide Screen Support (New in Beta 2)
    Supports optimal resolution settings for wide screen displays.

Currently, Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac 2.0 (Beta 2) is only available in English, and supports only US English keyboards. Technical support is not available for this beta release.


Remote Desktop Connection, Mac OS X, Beta, Microsoft

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