Microsoft Remote Desktop for iPad

The iPad is a pretty powerful tablet. It is more than capable of helping you get your business done. It does not replace a computer or laptop for everyone though. You may not be able to run Windows on your iPad but you could use apps like the Microsoft Remote Desktop for iPad to access remote computers on your tablet. It is fully compatible with Windows 8.


Microsoft Remote Desktop gives you access to remote resources. You get a multi-touch experience with RDP and RemoteFX. Your iPad connects to your data and applications with NLA technology. You can manage multiple remote locations. All you have to do is provide the IP address or name of the computers you would like to connect to. Don’t forget to enable remoting on your desktop computer.

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Microsoft Remote Desktop offers decent quality audio and video streaming. External monitors or projectors are supported. The app is free to try at the time of this writing.

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