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Microsoft Remote Desktop
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Microsoft Remote Desktop free download for Mac

Microsoft Remote Desktop

Connect to Windows machines.

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Microsoft Remote Desktop overview

Microsoft Remote Desktop for Mac is an application that allows connecting to virtual apps or another PC remotely. Discover the power of Windows with Remote Desktop designed to help you manage your work from any location over a network connection.

Features:
  • With Microsoft RDP client software, you can get access to a remote computer, while this PC must run RDP server software.
  • Remote Desktop Connection for Mac gives you access to remote resources posted by your admin.
  • Ensure a secure connection to your data and apps.
  • Enjoy HD video and audio streaming.
  • Remote desktop for Mac redirects your clipboard, folders, microphones, and cameras.
  • Easily connect to several screens and projectors for presentations.
  • Manage local files on your Mac from your Windows apps with the Mac version of Microsoft Remote Desktop.
  • Download Remote Desktop for Mac to enjoy an exciting multi-touch experience maintaining Windows gestures.

What’s new in version 10.9.6

Updated on Feb 19 2024

  • This update includes fixes for bugs reported by users and internal telemetry.
View older Microsoft Remote Desktop updates

Information

License

Free

Size

57.1 MB

Downloads

552254

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 12 or later
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js1431398
js1431398
Jul 15 2023
10.8.4
0.0
Jul 15 2023
0.0
Version: 10.8.4
Summer 2023. For our laptops, my college says no Apple Silicon Macs (Intel required). Has anyone had any issues with Microsoft RD on the latest Macs? Today they are recommended version 10.4.1 Thanks
cafkagh
cafkagh
Aug 11 2022
10.7.8
0.0
Aug 11 2022
0.0
Version: 10.7.8
good
maggiesmitha
maggiesmitha
Mar 8 2022
10.7.6
0.0
Mar 8 2022
0.0
Version: 10.7.6
I have been using remote desktop on my MAC for about 2 years, for a PC based program that I need for work. Within the last few months it has been crashing a lot and even deleted my program a few times recently. Is anyone else having these issues?
triggerone
triggerone
Mar 1 2022
10.7.6
0.0
Mar 1 2022
0.0
Version: 10.7.6
I try not to change from MAC to a PC so I want to get access to my files and programs I have access to when I use a PC. I have some issue with RemoteApp and Desktop Connection, I can download the .rdp file on my MAC but it still just download the file even I have installed the Microsoft Remote Desktop and choosen to use it when open the .rdp file. What do I do wrong? Its on a Windows Server 2012
cdrogers1983
cdrogers1983
Sep 30 2021
10.6.8
0.0
Sep 30 2021
0.0
Version: 10.6.8
Worked quite well until I updated this morning (Big Sur 11.6). Now will not connect... not even in the Beta version updated 3 days ago.
AlexReyes
AlexReyes
May 28 2021
10.6.6
3.0
May 28 2021
3.0
Version: 10.6.6
It's a good app but I wish it was tabbed and didn't crash SO often.
patopattone
patopattone
May 20 2020
10.3.10
0.0
May 20 2020
0.0
Version: 10.3.10
From where can I download an older versionof this app? I'm running OSX El Capitan and newer versions of Microsoft Remote Desktop for MAC no longer works on my O.S. Thanks in advance
dmitriylifanov1
dmitriylifanov1
Jan 22 2020
10.3.7
0.0
Jan 22 2020
0.0
Version: 10.3.7
Camera forwarding working bad. Sometimes can't start streaming, sometimes can't change to another camera
Mcr
Mcr
Apr 24 2018
8.0.43
4.0
Apr 24 2018
4.0
Version: 8.0.43
NON app Store version available directly from Microsoft here (it also is a few versions ahead of MAS) https://macadmins.software/ this page primarily has Office downloads, but scroll down and you will see MRD. these are legit downloads, hosted on MS servers.
Neal
Neal
Jul 18 2017
8.0.41
1.5
Jul 18 2017
1.5
Version: 8.0.41
Even creating .rdp files on my PC and using the MRD app on my Mac to import the file results in no connection between the two devices. I just cannot fathom why this app refuses to work by manually entering the data or using the import function. If anyone knows what may be causing the problem I'd appreciate knowing how to get around it.
Mcr
Mcr
Jan 18 2017
8.0.37
4.0
Jan 18 2017
4.0
Version: 8.0.37
direct link to a beta NON APP STORE version provided by MS, this is legit. All credit and thanks to user @donikatz for pointing us in the right direction. If you are concerned about the legitimacy of this download, hockeyapp is owned by MS. https://rink.hockeyapp.net/apps/5e0c144289a51fca2d3bfa39ce7f2b06/
bell-juliet
bell-juliet
Jan 10 2017
8.0.36
0.0
Jan 10 2017
0.0
Version: 8.0.36
Microsoft RDP is good. Additionally, you may try tools like logmein, R-HUB remote support servers, TeamViewer etc. for remotely accessing computers from anwyhere anytime.
donikatz
donikatz
Nov 8 2016
8.0.36
4.0
Nov 8 2016
4.0
Version: 8.0.36
Do not use this version. Download the Microsoft Remote Desktop Beta client directly from Microsoft, currently version 8.2.27 (you'll find it online, hosted on Hockeyapp, now a division of MS). Lots of improvements including much better UI. 4* is for the beta version, not this one.
ggt667
ggt667
Oct 15 2016
8.0.35
4.0
Oct 15 2016
4.0
Version: 8.0.35
I use this application every day at least 10-15 mins, Can somebody please change the subtitle? This is just ambigous: "Connect to Windows machines."

I believe it should be: Connect to Single Windows user's Desktop on Windows workstation and / or server
ososX
ososX
May 26 2016
8.0.32
3.0
May 26 2016
3.0
Version: 8.0.32
Wow, only 1 update in an entire month, "bravo" M$.
ososX
ososX
Apr 12 2016
8.0.30
3.0
Apr 12 2016
3.0
Version: 8.0.30
I'm a light user of RDC and it usually works OK when I need it - but FOUR updates in less than 30 days (8.0.27 on Mar. 15, 8.0.28 on Mar. 21, 8.0.29 on Mar. 31, 8.0.30 on Apr. 08), its annoying. Come on M$, get your act together!
davidlawless
davidlawless
Mar 18 2016
8.0.28
2.0
Mar 18 2016
2.0
Version: 8.0.28
Be aware that Microsoft removed the spaces in between the name, it's now MicrosoftRemoteDesktop, and it breaks the dock icon, requiring you to drag the revised app to the dock. Royal pain for corporate admins...
higherterrain-com
higherterrain-com
Jan 12 2016
8.0.26
0.5
Jan 12 2016
0.5
Version: 8.0.26
I wonder if Microsoft is ever going to be able write a piece of software without having to issue at least a dozen updates before they almost get it right. Office 2011 is a good example. It like Flash has nothing but holes all through it that they should plugged before releasing it.
Nihilism4U
Nihilism4U
Dec 4 2015
8.0.25
0.0
Dec 4 2015
0.0
Version: 8.0.25
There are several online articles on capturing app store installers from the app store. https://derflounder.wordpress.com/2013/10/19/downloading-microsofts-remote-desktop-installer-package-from-the-app-store/
Things have changed with each OS version since this article. There are newer locations of downloads which include:
/private/var/folders/zz/zyxvpxvq6csfxvn_n0000000000000/C/com.apple.appstore/
/private/var/folders/zz/zyxvpxvq6csfxvn_n0000000000000/C/PKInstallSandboxManager/5AF5AE82-B23B…(numerical string which may or may not be unique).activeSandbox/Root/Applications/
/Library/Updates/numbered folder beginning with zzzz031 or just 031 which may vary by OS version/safari9.0Yosemite.pkg
/private/var/folders/rz/x_s0shtd58q4k3k2s2k3c5br0000gn/C/com.apple.appstore/715768417/
And others. Only Root has access to some of these locations so you have to login as root to capture the installers. Which location they go to depends on OS version and whether the download is a 3rd party, Apple App, Apple system file or some other classification. If you spend a day capturing downloads you'll get the hang of it. Then there's the MAS receipt issue for the ilife/iwork apps...you'll find out. See https://jamfnation.jamfsoftware.com/discussion.html?id=10240
But in short, using the above methods you can get the MS remote desktop installer to reuse and it won't be locked to an Apple ID.
You can also get the extra audio content for GB and Logic search for articles and also here:
https://jamfnation.jamfsoftware.com/discussion.html?id=8751
RandallJay
RandallJay
Nov 14 2015
8.0.24
0.0
Nov 14 2015
0.0
Version: 8.0.24
Incredibly stupid to only make this available through the App Store. Mostly used by my corporate clients where we don't/can't use the App Store.
mo dape
mo dape
Oct 26 2023
10.9.4
1.0
Oct 26 2023
1.0
Version: 10.9.4
lfwx
lfwx
Oct 2 2023
10.9.3
1.0
Oct 2 2023
1.0
Version: 10.9.3
unvv
unvv
Sep 18 2023
10.9.2
1.0
Sep 18 2023
1.0
Version: 10.9.2
fallenflower
fallenflower
Sep 17 2023
10.9.2
1.0
Sep 17 2023
1.0
Version: 10.9.2
rlf
rlf
Sep 6 2023
10.9.1
1.0
Sep 6 2023
1.0
Version: 10.9.1
peter63
peter63
Mar 12 2022
10.7.6
5.0
Mar 12 2022
5.0
Version: 10.7.6
isabelalanca13
isabelalanca13
Feb 11 2022
10.7.6
2.0
Feb 11 2022
2.0
Version: 10.7.6
guomin-k-gm
guomin-k-gm
Jan 7 2022
10.7.3
5.0
Jan 7 2022
5.0
Version: 10.7.3
AlexReyes
AlexReyes
May 28 2021
10.6.6
3.0
May 28 2021
3.0
Version: 10.6.6
brauliamgonzalez
brauliamgonzalez
Nov 14 2020
5.0
Nov 14 2020
5.0
Version: null
winonafonda
winonafonda
Nov 10 2020
5.0
Nov 10 2020
5.0
Version: null
The_Blinded
The_Blinded
Oct 11 2020
5.0
Oct 11 2020
5.0
Version: null
margollka
margollka
Feb 22 2019
4.0
Feb 22 2019
4.0
Version: null
elizakema
elizakema
Jan 28 2019
1.5
Jan 28 2019
1.5
Version: null
PRjohnson
PRjohnson
Nov 25 2018
5.0
Nov 25 2018
5.0
Version: null
Neal
Neal
Jul 18 2017
1.5
Jul 18 2017
1.5
Version: null
Mouzo
Mouzo
May 10 2017
5.0
May 10 2017
5.0
Version: null
donikatz
donikatz
Nov 8 2016
4.0
Nov 8 2016
4.0
Version: null
ggt667
ggt667
Oct 15 2016
4.0
Oct 15 2016
4.0
Version: null
ososX
ososX
May 26 2016
3.0
May 26 2016
3.0
Version: null
WorkBuyConsumeDie
WorkBuyConsumeDie
May 2 2016
0.5
May 2 2016
0.5
Version: null
davidlawless
davidlawless
Mar 18 2016
2.0
Mar 18 2016
2.0
Version: null
higherterrain-com
higherterrain-com
Jan 12 2016
0.5
Jan 12 2016
0.5
Version: null
Gent99
Gent99
Nov 13 2015
5.0
Nov 13 2015
5.0
Version: null
PetieG
PetieG
Oct 13 2015
4.0
Oct 13 2015
4.0
Version: null
Mcr
Mcr
Sep 1 2015
4.0
Sep 1 2015
4.0
Version: null
Teg-Bains
Teg-Bains
Sep 1 2015
4.5
Sep 1 2015
4.5
Version: null
richb1993
richb1993
Feb 28 2015
4.0
Feb 28 2015
4.0
Version: null
Donmontalvo
Donmontalvo
Feb 7 2015
3.0
Feb 7 2015
3.0
Version: null
pexner
pexner
Dec 10 2014
0.5
Dec 10 2014
0.5
Version: null
Maziman84
Maziman84
Nov 3 2014
0.5
Nov 3 2014
0.5
Version: null
Jweisbin
Jweisbin
May 23 2014
0.5
May 23 2014
0.5
Version: null
Ededed
Ededed
Apr 22 2014
4.0
Apr 22 2014
4.0
Version: null
Undeadpony
Undeadpony
Apr 14 2014
3.0
Apr 14 2014
3.0
Version: null
Jhwade
Jhwade
Mar 15 2014
3.5
Mar 15 2014
3.5
Version: null
pjmeli
pjmeli
Dec 14 2013
1.0
Dec 14 2013
1.0
Version: null
Ctopper
Ctopper
Dec 1 2013
2.5
Dec 1 2013
2.5
Version: null
Ghostcat
Ghostcat
Nov 22 2013
0.5
Nov 22 2013
0.5
Version: null
bruceo7205
bruceo7205
Nov 20 2013
3.0
Nov 20 2013
3.0
Version: null
Stickman67
Stickman67
Oct 25 2013
4.0
Oct 25 2013
4.0
Version: null
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