Microsoft Updates Free Remote Desktop Apps for iOS, Android and Mac

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Microsoft is back in news - and this time it's not related to either the new Windows 8.1 or a new smartphone running the same. But rather, this time around, Microsoft's Remote Desktop feature has been bumped up to version 8.0.5, and the updated version is currently out for Android, Mac OS X and iOS.

Offering a number of fixes and enhancements for the remote computing solution, the updated version to the Remote Desktop now aims at offering the same services but in a more upgraded manner. And according to Microsoft, "With the Microsoft Remote Desktop app, you can connect to a remote PC and your work resources from almost anywhere."

Microsoft Updates Free Remote Desktop Apps for iOS, Android and Mac

"Experience the power of Windows with RemoteFX in a Remote Desktop client designed to help you get your work done wherever you are."

For those of you who are not aware as to what the Remote Desktop feature is and how it works out, Remote Desktop allows users to connect to remote Windows PCs and gain access to resources from those machines.

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Remote Desktop is already one of the most popular Windows Store apps among Windows 8 and Windows RT users. "The licensing requirements for these apps are complex. Client-access licenses and supporting back-end infrastructure are required to make Remote Desktop work on Windows and non-Windows devices," states ZDNet in its report.

On Mac OS X, the new 8.0.5 update fixes an issue where "Access Denied" was shown during Windows log-on even though credentials remained to be correct. Apart from that, the update also fixes a host of unspecified bugs, as well. Note that the update will require OS X 10.6.0 or later to successfully install.

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On iOS, however, the 8.0.5 update offers audio quality improvements, alongside unspecified bug fixes. It requires iOS 6.0 or later. The update for Android, on the other hand optimization for remote experiences on high-resolution displays, apart from a number of bug fixes. The app requires Android 2.2 or higher.

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