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Remote Desktop Connection Client for Macs

If you are using a Windows OS (Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8), the remote desktop connection client is already included in Windows and doesn’t need to be installed.  It may be located in start -> programs -> accessories folder if you don’t see it on your desktop or list of programs.

If you have a Mac using Mac OS X (OS X 10.7 or later, 64-bit processor), you can download Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Connection client from the itunes mac store here

If you have a Mac with version of Mac OS X prior to v10.7, you can see the link below for the Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac 2.1.1 to see if its compatible.

For iphone/ipad, see itunes app store here:

See “Getting Started with Remote Desktop Client on iOS” link here for additional information such as touch gestures, etc.

Below is a FAQ on the Microsoft technet website: “Remote Desktop Client on Mac: FAQ” that may be useful to review.