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  1. CMD+Tab to window directly

    Switching to a remote desktop window from a different Mac application requires several steps :

    1. CMD+Tab to Remote Desktop application
    2. Click on Windows menu
    3. Select window you want to view

    I wish we could just CMD+Tab to any Remote Desktop window I like.

    58 votes
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  2. Sync your RDP Connection across devices(With Microsoft Account)

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    Sync your RDP Connection across devices(With Microsoft Account)

    56 votes
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  3. Sync connections to OneDrive

    When using multiple Macs, syncing all connections would be beneficial. .rdp files could be synced to a folder on OneDrive, or saved as a single xml file. Much like OneNote does.

    55 votes
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  4. A transparent tag on each RDP window to show the name of the computer you're currently controlling.

    I never know which RDP session I'm currently controlling (if I have 3 or 4 open at once). It'd be nice if, like the Windows RDP app, there was an overlay on each RDP session with the name of the computer or session you're connected to.

    50 votes
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  5. Allow setting names to accounts

    While defining accounts and password in a central place is usefull in my case it's useless because i have to connect to multiple servers where my user is the same but the password is different and they don't define a domain.
    When creating the account the name is set to the Domain\username and in case that you don't have a domain the account get's the name username

    48 votes
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  6. Wake up on LAN integrated

    Wake up on LAN should be an option of my desktops

    Before launching RDC I usually have to wake up the PCs using WOL or the router. Then I open a terminal and ping it so I know when I can start connecting the desktop.

    What if this would be a one button task:

    1. Waking up the server
    2. Showing progress
    3. Connecting when it is online

    47 votes
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  7. UDP transport support

    Currently there is no UDP support in the Mac client.

    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2013/04/09/get-the-best-rdp-8-0-experience-when-connecting-to-windows-7-what-you-need-to-know/

    Would be good to have the same remote experience available as from a Windows client.

    45 votes
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  8. Add support for split screen in the new OS X El Capitan.

    I think that a lot more work would have to go into this idea. I also voted for automatic resizing of your remote desktop based on window resize (which I think is the first step).

    45 votes
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  9. Eliminate OSX app dropdown at top of screen

    On both the in-store app and the beta, there is an annoying dropdown when you approach the top of the screen on the target PC. The local app's menu bar drops down when mouse navigation nears the top of the PC's screen. Is there any way to avoid this on the Mac side?

    Also, upon connection the remote PC's screen is cut off at the very top. The only way to correct this is to hit the Cmd-1 twice. Does this have to be necessary? Again, this is true of both the beta and the in-store versions.

    42 votes
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  10. Sub-Groups

    Sub-Groups would be great to help organize.

    41 votes
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  11. Ability to sort connections based on connection name or pc name

    Collecting lots of connections forces manual ordering. A sort option would be nice.

    39 votes
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    Thank you for sharing your idea with us. Download our new app for macOS which sorts new connections alphabetically. You can as well group connections by setting up group either in the preferences or when adding a new connection. When editing a connection you can assign it to a group.

    Download our new experience here: https://aka.ms/rdmac-preview

  12. RemoteApp icons

    When you add a rd web feed the icons will be added to the Applacation folder so you can pin them to the dock ect so you don't need to open the client 1st

    37 votes
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  13. Keyboard shortcut session switching

    Can we place add support for Command-` as a way to switch between open RDP sessions?
    Right now the only way to do this is by choosing the "Window" menu and selecting the window you want to use. A keyboard shortcut for this (consistent with the way Microsoft Office allows you to move between multiple documents -- such as Excel or Word) would be appreciated.

    37 votes
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  14. Resource integration in the Mac Dock

    Resource integration in the Mac Dock, so you can directly start a published application.

    36 votes
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  15. Set more default settings

    The possibility to define more global default settings for new connections like:

    -Full screen mode
    -Folder redirection

    35 votes
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  16. Ability to change/customise keybindings

    Like other RDP apps, you should be able to customise the key bindings. For example the backslash key is mapped to completely the wrong key on my mac keyboard, and it's very unintuitive.

    31 votes
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  17. UI to send special keys (print screen, etc)

    Some keys such as Print Screen are not available in MacBook. I don't mind if it is provided by menu, or customizable key mapping.

    30 votes
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  18. ssh

    Allow the ability to add other types of connections such as VNC, SSH, Telnet. Even possibly webpages for web configured devices. It would be really handy to have a list of my ssh connections for switches, routers even Powershell.

    28 votes
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  19. Hide Dock Icon when Pin to Menu Bar is used

    Please allow hiding dock icon as option when pin to menu bar is used.

    27 votes
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  20. Be able to rename the default group

    Saved desktops isn´t what I want the default group to be named

    27 votes
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