Microsoft has released a new update to Microsoft Remote Desktop for iPhone and iPad users. Microsoft is habitual in delivering major updates to its Remote Desktop app promptly. The most recent update, meanwhile, takes the app to version 10.0.5 and brings a series of new features, bug fixes and improvements to the app.
Before we delve deeper into its changelog, let’s see what makes this update interesting. Some of the noteworthy additions to the app include automatic importing of launched RDP files and new keyboard shortcuts, among other things. Meanwhile, Microsoft is also touting the new floating keyboard for iPad and support for the composite character.
Microsoft Remote Desktop allows smartphone users to remotely connect to Windows 10 PC or virtual apps and desktops anytime, anywhere.
Some of the key features of Microsoft Remote Desktop include remote access to Windows Professional or Enterprise and Windows Server, connecting through a Remote Desktop Gateway, media streaming (audio and video), among others.
Microsoft Remote Desktop for iOS version 10.0.5 changelog
- You can now enter app switching mode with a single swipe up. However, it is not possible when you are in touch mode with the session extended into the Home indicator area.
- What’s more, now you can launch iCloud-based RDP files that have not yet been downloaded in the Files app.
- The remote session can now extend underneath the Home indicator on iPhones.
- The update fixes a bug in the gesture recognizer that was causing the client to become unresponsive when connected to a remote session.
- It also fixes a bug in the gesture recognizer that was causing the client to become unresponsive when connected to a remote session.
- Crashes that occurred when removing a SwiftPoint device and the ones that were showing up in error reporting have been fixed.
- Support for adjusting properties of redirected cameras from a remote session has been added.
For the complete list of changelog and bug fixes, visit the Apple App Store.