Microsoft Updates Remote Desktop Apps, Says Windows Phone Coming 'Soon'

Microsoft continues to tweak the iOS and Android remote desktop apps it launched last month. New updates fix a handful of performance and display problems, and Microsoft also says a Windows Phone version is imminent.

The changes are mostly cosmetic, with the addition of pinch-to-zoom when using the mouse pointer the biggest functionality change. Microsoft's blog post also addressed the question of why Windows Phone users don't yet have a client:

Windows Phone users, we haven’t forgotten about you. Your app is coming soon!

The lack of a Windows Phone version when the apps were announced caused quite a lot of comment. While iOS and Android obviously will deliver a larger audience, it seemed odd for Microsoft not to embrace its own platform, especially given how keen it has been to encourage other developers to work with Windows Phone.

Microsoft Remote Desktop App Update [Server & Cloud Blog]


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