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  1. connection using non-standard ports does not work. Huge problem for me. I do a lot of routing through tunnels, so its critical for me

    I do a lot of routing / tunneling to connect to server behind firewalls / on remote LANs - not being able to use tunnels with RDP connections to, e.g. localhost:3391 is a HUGE problem for me. I don't really care about an RDP "app" - I would be more than happy with the standard RDP client program I've been using for the past 20 years - however, with high-DPI clients it has its own issues these days.

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    • RD client screen saver

      Create a screen saver that I can optionally allow either per-user or system-wide that acts as a remote desktop client to remotely connect to other systems without actually needing to log into the local computer first. I have had some luck with just copying mstsc.exe to mstsc.scr but that isn't a true screen saver and has security issues if run as a screen saver. Ideally, it would also be possible to use this screen saver as an explorer.exe shell replacement to create kiosk systems that only perform as remote clients to other systems.

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      • use this app instead of hyper-v connec to connect to local and or remote virtual machines

        hyper-v connect is fun, but a separate app. maybe both could be merged

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        • Change the view type to list or something more appropriate for a large number of saved desktops.

          Add a button to change hows the desktops are displayed, the current tiles are cumbersome after the page get full. It's hard to find specific connection

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            • allow connections to remote applications

              allow remote apps to be run directly and not entire desktops. Windows server remote apps support.

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              • [Windows Phone] The last update destroyed the app

                Before update
                - The touch movement were good.
                - The keyboard label were equal of my phone language.
                - Caps lock function worked fine.

                After update
                - Mode touch: When I try to select something that is close to the center, the screen MOVES instead to select
                - The keyboard label is US.
                - The function to write everything in CAPS don't work anymore.

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                • Can't tap edges of remote PC screen

                  When connected to a remote PC, you can't tap or swipe from the edges of the screen as these swipes are using by Windows to show the title bar, taskbar, task view and action centre. This means that you can't perform these swips on the remote PC. Even though you need to use the green grabber things that appear to do the above mention things, thins does not fix the problem as swiping anywhere or any edge causes the green grabber to show.

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                  • Custom Resolutions Please (such as 2736 x 1824 @ 200%)

                    Love the preview app! Would really like the option to enter my own custom resolution for a remote desktop such as 2736 x 1824 @ 200% for the native resolution of a Surface Pro 4 (of which I remotely manage), this way I see exactly what the user sees.

                    As it happens I have found a work around by creating a connection and then editing the relevant connection's *.model file in this directory "C:\Users\geoff\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftRemoteDesktopPreview_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\RemoteDesktopData\LocalWorkspace\connections"

                    ...and it works, but would really prefer to have the option configurable in the app.

                    PLEASE!! Should be easy to add as it already works via…

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                    • Support for the hosts in a different domain as the host on which the RDP App has been installed

                      It should be possible to open a RDP session on any host. It is not possible at the moment to start a RDP session on a host in a different domain - the "The blank password is not allowed" error even if the password field of the user's credential is not empty.

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                      • provide options of 1) using custom scaling or 2) follow local machine scaling setting

                        the custom scaling is applied to target workstation without "on top of" local machine's scaling setting.
                        e.g. Surface Pro 4 (200% scaling) connect to a "win10" workstation and with a custom scaling setting is 200%. The final scaling should be 200% instead of 200% + 200%. (note: this behavior does not happen when connect to a win 7 workstation)

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                        • Cursor size

                          The default mouse cursor looks too big on my Lumia 550 when connecting to my Win2k3 server. An option to change the cursor size or simply make it smaller would be really good.

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                            • Will not connect to Raspberry Pi Jessie

                              Lack of setting to connect to XRDP in Jessie

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                              • Multiple Remote Session

                                The maximum number of remote session (same time) is 6. The next one will send an error (Your session ended because there was a protocol error......) Maybe a better explanation of the error could help - eg: You have reached the maximum number of simultaneously connection....

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                                • let Remote desktop connect to vlc servers

                                  if this app could support connecting to vlc machines (like my mac for iPhone development), I would be super happy !

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                                  • Globally Disable Saving of Usernames and Passwords

                                    Right now each time you connect the checkbox for "store user name and password" is checked. Meaning each time you connect you have to unselect this option.

                                    I would like to have the option of turing this feature off by default.

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                                      • Allow Snipping Tool captures from remote screen

                                        The Snipping Tool on the local machine is not able to capture anything from the remote desktop view. This causes headaches that make me revert to the original client.

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                                        • bad bad the app

                                          old app good for full screen

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