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  1. Use mac keyboard shortcuts to perform tasks on windows

    For example use Mac Copy Paste shortcuts instead of Windows. Switch Control / Command keys

    466 votes
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      31 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 352 votes
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        11 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • HighDPI / Retina Support

        Give the client HighDPI support like in Windows

        352 votes
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          13 comments  ·  In-Store App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 247 votes
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          • USB redirection

            Enable USB redirection to allow the use of USB devices that only come with Windows drivers or USB pen drives.

            203 votes
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            • Quick connect input

              Simple input box on the main window to add a computer FQDN to connect like the windows app. adding a new connection each time and saving it take to long...

              193 votes
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              • Tabbed single window

                Option to unify into a single window that allows a tabbed view of the different active sessions.

                192 votes
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                  9 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 187 votes
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                  • Select which monitors will use an RDP connection

                    In a multi-monitor setup with three or more monitors, configure an RDP session to assign one or more desktops for remote display, instead of an all-or-one monitor assignment.

                    140 votes
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                    • Add SmartCard Authentication to Windows

                      Add support for using a SmartCard (PIV or CAC) to authenticate to the Windows OS itself. A number of large federal agencies (and presumably companies within the private sector as well) now require SmartCard based login. The redirection added to the most recent beta is a step in the right direction, but does not get us all the way there. We need to be able to authenticate to the OS itself (particularly to Windows Servers) for this app to be truly useful.

                      126 votes
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                      • Support auto-reconnect (if network glitch or moving to new hot spot)

                        The mac client doesn't support if you move a lot between wifi hot spots or have a flakey wifi router with auto-reconnect. requires a fresh connection each time.

                        103 votes
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                        • Folder and printer redirection for Remote Sources on Mac

                          We have started to use RDS pretty heavily between our PC and Mac users. We have other apps that we would use in the RDS setup if we could get folder redirection for exports from the app.

                          82 votes
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                            planned  ·  8 comments  ·  Beta App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Boost printing and take away all printing pain by integrating ThinPrint (client)

                            Get rid of all printer driver issues, always find the right printers, print fast with reduced data traffic, keep printing from harming session performance and much more

                            79 votes
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                            • [Beta app] use cmd key in windows instead of ctrl

                              Use the cmd key in windows instead of the ctrl key. For instance when selecting muliple file in explorer.

                              79 votes
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                                8 comments  ·  Beta App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Use native Mac OS X keychain feature to save passwords

                                Please use the native Mac OS X keychain to save passwords. This is a trusted feature, and providing a good Mac OS X experience means integrating with the toolsets provided by the system.

                                71 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Beta App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • change group membership using drag & drop in GUI

                                  now you have to edit properties of RDP item to change it from one group to another. Using drag & drop in GUI seems more intuitive, not ?

                                  68 votes
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                                    7 comments  ·  Beta App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Redirect printers with the correct driver.

                                    Currently when using the Remote Desktop Program the printers are redirected and do not use the correct driver. When you print PDF files over 2 pages long it can take upwards to 30 minutes to print. If you manually change the printer driver to use the correct driver on the server, the documents print immediately.

                                    60 votes
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                                    • Allow the application to be controlled with AppleScript

                                      Make the application scriptable with AppleScript to specify host, username, password or execute one of the entry from the bookmark list.

                                      55 votes
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                                      • Disable menubar, access with Hotkey

                                        The drop down menu bar at the top of the screen when using Full screen mode is preventing me from accessing the top of my screen's RDP session.
                                        I would like a way to disable this menu bar so it only is accessible by a hot key, i.e Apple Key + 1 or 2.
                                        The previous version of the Remote Desktop app did this.

                                        54 votes
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                                        • Ability to import and use RDC Manager .rdg files

                                          With Windows version of RDC Man, you can import and/or save an .rdg config file. It would be nice if OSX app could use that .rdg file as well. Nice to have the same file supported in Windows and OSX!

                                          46 votes
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