Brew Install Microsoft Remote Desktop

Brew install irssi: brew cask install vienna # Apps - Documentation: brew cask install mou: brew cask install jing # Apps - Remote: brew cask install remote-desktop-connection: brew cask install remote-desktop-manager # Apps - Entertainment: brew cask install spotify: brew cask install steam # Command Line: brew cask install fabric: brew cask. Hello @James1093 1. Click on Start menu, then type in remote and click on the suggested 'Remote Desktop Connection' = Show options / Display tab and the rest ones. (It does not work on Win10 Home) Click on Start menu, then type in gpedit and click on the sugges. Go to Microsoft Remote Desktop for Mac and select Download. You don't need to create an account or sign into AppCenter to download the beta client. If you already have the client, you can check for updates to ensure you have the latest version. In the beta client, select Microsoft Remote Desktop Beta at the top, and then select Check for updates. To start the download, click the Download button. The application will start and you can run the application by clicking Install.After this, launch the application and accept the license terms to begin setting up your PC for remote access. Applies to: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2. You can control a remote PC by using a Microsoft Remote Desktop client. The client can run on almost any device, including on your mobile smartphone. The client gives you the same powers you would have if you could reach the PC's keyboard.

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Apple Remote Desktop 3.9.3
Apple Remote Desktop is the best way to manage the Mac computers on yournetwork. Distribute software, provide real-time online help to endusers, create detailed software and hardware reports, and automateroutine management tasks—all without leaving your desk. FeaturingAutomator actions and Remote Spotlight search, Apple Remote Desktopmakes your job easier than ever.
  • License: Buy, $80
  • Developer/Publisher: Apple
  • Modification Date: October 7, 2019
  • Requirements: macOS 10.14.6 or higher - 64-bit

Download File Size: 13.3 MB

Citrix Workspace 1906
The new Citrix Workspace app gives users a great experience—a secure,contextual, unified workspace, on any device. Give teams instant accessto all their SaaS and web apps, files, mobile apps, Citrix Virtual Appsand Desktops from an easy-to-use, all-in-one interface powered by CitrixWorkspace services.
  • License: Free Client
  • Developer/Publisher: Citrix Systems
  • Modification Date: April 11, 2019
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.11 or higher - 64-bit

Download File Size: 116.1 MB

Download File Size: 54.7 MB

ExpressVPN 7.5.0
Here's what you get with your VPN service
Feature All Plans
The full suite of ExpressVPN’s easy-to-use software for all your devices (Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Routers, Linux)
Unlimited bandwidth
Unlimited server switches
Unlimited speed
99.9% uptime
OpenVPN (TCP, UDP), L2TP-IPsec, SSTP, and PPTP protocols
Strong encryption
Zero logging of your network traffic
Servers in more than 94 countries
Simultaneous connections on up to 3 devices
Round-the-clock customer support by chat or email
Awesome referral program: Refer friends and get 30 days of free service for each signup!
30-day money-back guarantee
  • License: Service, $10/month billed every 6 months
  • Developer/Publisher: Express VPN International Ltd.
  • Modification Date: September 25, 2019
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.10 or higher - 64-bit

Download File Size: 25.4 MB MB

Download File Size: 58.1 MB

inetutils 1.9.4
Inetutils is a collection of common network programs. It includes:
An ftp client and server.
A telnet client and server.
An rsh client and server.
An rlogin client and server.
A tftp client and server.
And much more...
Most of them are improved versions of programs originally from BSD. Some others are original versions, written from scratch.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher:
  • Modification Date: June 10, 2015
  • Requirements: macOS

Download File Size: 2.3 MB

Homebrew installation: $ brew install inetutils

IPSecuritas 4.9.1
IPSecuritas is the most advanced, yet free IPSec client for Mac OS X. Itsupports virtually every available IPSec compliant firewall, allowingyou to connect safely to your office or home network from any locationon earth.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: Lobotomo Software
  • Modification Date: November 14, 2018
  • Requirements: macOS 10.13 or higher - 64-bit

Download File Size: 13.6 MB

iTerm2 3.3.6
iTerm2 is a replacement for Terminal and the successor to iTerm. Itworks on Macs with macOS 10.10 or newer. iTerm2 brings the terminal intothe modern age with features you never knew you always wanted.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: George Nachman
  • Modification Date: October 9, 2019
  • Requirements: macOS 10.12 or higher - 64-bit

Download File Size: 13.7 MB

MacWise 19.3.11
MacWise emulates ADDS Viewpoint, Wyse 50, Wyse 60, Wyse 370, TelevideoTV 925, DEC VT100, VT220 and Prism terminals. Supports ANSI color.Esprit III color is also supported in Wyse 370 mode.
MacWise allows a Macintosh to be used as a terminal -- connected to ahost computer directly, by modem, local area network or over theInternet. The emulators support video attributes such as dim, reverse,underline, 132-column modes, protected fields and graphic characterssent from the host computer, as well as enhanced Viewpoint mode.Features include phone list and dialer for modems, on-screenprogrammable function keys, connection scripts and more.
1. Built-in Modem
2. Telnet / TCP/IP
3. SSH Secure Shell
4. Kermit
5. Serial ports via USB to Serial adaptor
6. Also communicates directly with the Mac Unix Shell
7. Special iPhone sized window for use with third-party VNC software.
  • License: Demo, $95
  • Developer/Publisher: Carnation Software
  • Modification Date: October 2, 2019
  • Requirements: macOS X 10.12 or higher - 64-bit

Download File Size: 4.8 MB

Microsoft Remote Desktop 10.3.3
With the Microsoft Remote Desktop app, you can connect to a remote PCand your work resources from almost anywhere. Experience the power ofWindows with RemoteFX in a Remote Desktop client designed to help youget your work done wherever you are.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: Microsoft
  • Modification Date: September 27, 2019
  • Requirements: macOS 10.12 or higher - 64-bit

Download File Size: 19.3 MB

Download File Size: 29.6 MB

NetShade 8.2.1
A VPN is one of the most crucial parts of a secure and private Internetconnection. It ensures that the data you send and receive is encrypted,and that all your network traffic flows through an intermediary proxyserver. Protect yourself from eavesdroppers.
NetShade has high-quality servers, an unusually great client app, a longtrack record (since 2003,) and a sound business model which respects ourusers' rights to privacy, transparency and trust. We are independentlyowned and operated.
  • License: Service, $59/year
  • Developer/Publisher: Rayner Software LLC
  • Modification Date: September 23, 2019
  • Requirements: macOS 10.13 or higher - 64-bit

Download File Size: 31.3 MB

Download File Size: 6.7 MB

NordVPN 4.15.5
Access geo-restricted content
Unable to access certain websites and services in your country, schoolor workplace? NordVPN can help by making you appear to be somewhereelse! Avoid censorship: connect to a server in a location required toaccess your favorite content, and enjoy it anytime anywhere.
Stay secure and private
NordVPN secures your Internet traffic with military-grade encryption,protecting you from cyber criminals and snoopers. We keep no logs, soyour browsing activity, including IP address, websites visited andsession duration, remains absolutely private.
  • License: Service, $7/month billed yearly
  • Developer/Publisher: Tefincom
  • Modification Date: August 29, 2019
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.10 or higher - 64-bit

Download File Size: 45.2 MB

Download File Size: 141.8 MB

OpenSSH 8.1p1
OpenSSH is the premier connectivity tool for remote login with the SSHprotocol. It encrypts all traffic to eliminate eavesdropping, connectionhijacking, and other attacks. In addition, OpenSSH provides a largesuite of secure tunneling capabilities, several authentication methods,and sophisticated configuration options.
The OpenSSH suite consists of the following tools:
Remote operations are done using ssh, scp, and sftp.
Key management with ssh-add, ssh-keysign, ssh-keyscan, and ssh-keygen.
The service side consists of sshd, sftp-server, and ssh-agent.
OpenSSH is a 100% complete SSH protocol 2.0 implementation andincludes sftp client and server support.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: A few developers of the OpenBSD Project
  • Modification Date: October 8, 2019
  • Requirements: macOS

Download File Size: 1.6 MB

Perfect Privacy 1.0.1
Perfect Privacy is committed to the privacy and anonymity of its memberssince 2008 and is one of the most secure VPN providers worldwide sincethe beginning. The protection of your privacy is our main concern –therefore we do not record user activity.
You can freely choose between all of our fast VPN servers. These aredistributed throughout the world, including popular locations likeSweden, Russia, Iceland, Hong Kong and the Netherlands. Most of ourservers have IPv6 addresses and bandwidth up to 1000 mbps.
We trust in open source software and develop our privacy solutionsin-house without third parties. For encryption we use proven and safeindustry standards like OpenVPN (AES 256 bit) and IPSec, which areusable on all common operating systems.
  • License: Service, $10/month billed yearly
  • Developer/Publisher: Vectura Datamanagement Limited Company
  • Modification Date: August 13, 2018
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.11 or higher - 64-bit

Download File Size: 13.2 MB

Private Internet Access 1.4.0
Private Internet Access provides state of the art, multi-layeredsecurity with advanced privacy protection using VPN tunneling. Scrollbelow to the Security Layers section to learn more about each individuallayer.
Our services have been designed from the ground up to be able to operateusing built-in technology pre-existing in your computer or smartphonedevice.
The services operate at the TCP/IP interface level, which means all ofyour applications will be secured, not just your web browser.
  • License: Service, $6/month billed yearly
  • Developer/Publisher: London Trust Media
  • Modification Date: August 26, 2019
  • Requirements: macOS 10.12 or higher - 64-bit

Download File Size: 26.1 MB

Download File Size: 57.9 MB

Prompt 2.6.11
It's the best SSH client for iOS. Restart your server from a coffeeshop. Fix a web page from the back of a car. It's elegant, powerful, andalways ready.
  • License: Buy, $15
  • Developer/Publisher: Panic
  • Modification Date: August 13, 2019
  • Requirements: iOS 12.0 or higher

Download File Size: 19.3 MB

Remotix 5.1.1
Easily access all your computers with a fast and secure RDP and VNC client.
Hardware-accelerated H.264 encoding enables playing games and watching videos remotely.
  • License: Demo, $40
  • Developer/Publisher: Nulana
  • Modification Date: October 22, 2018
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.9 or higher - 64-bit

Download File Size: 15.2 MB

Serial 1.4.0
Connect your Mac to routers, switches, firewalls, IoT devices and much more with ease.
Built for Mac - Built from scratch just for the Mac, Serial is modern, dependable, and powerfully simple.
Driverless - Serial includes built-in, reliable support for almost every serial device on the market.
Powerful - Full-featured terminal emulation, break support and file transfers are just a few features power users will love.
  • License: Demo, $30
  • Developer/Publisher: Decisive Tactics
  • Modification Date: September 3, 2019
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.9 or higher - 64-bit

Download File Size: 2.8 MB

VPN Client for Mac
Main Features
Highest Security Standards
Optimized User Experience
Multitude of VPN Protocols
OpenVPN, IPSec, PPTP, SSL, AnyConnect, SSH
Concurrent Connections
Automated Connections
Two-Factor Authentication
Statistics and Accounting
Export and Deployment
  • License: Shareware, $58
  • Developer/Publisher: ChungWa Soft
  • Modification Date: January 11, 2017
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.10 or higher - 64-bit

Download File Size: 13.5 MB

SSH Tunnel Manager 2.2.7
SSH Tunnel Manager is a front-end for the ssh command when used to opentunnels between two hosts. Those command lines are particulary long andconfusing, especially for novices, and I never remember which argumentcomes first, if I have to open local or remote tunnels and so on...That's why I wrote this tool.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: Tynsoe
  • Modification Date: October 17, 2016
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6.6 or higher - 64-bit

Download File Size: 3.3 MB

Terminal 2.10
Historically, the command line interface provided a way to manipulate acomputer over simple, text-based connections. In the modern era, inspite of the ability to transmit graphical user interfaces over theInternet, the command line remains a powerful tool for performingcertain types of tasks.
  • License: Comes with your Mac
  • Developer/Publisher: Apple
  • Modification Date: September 3, 2019
  • Requirements: macOS 10.15 - 64-bit, Earlier versions come with earlier operating systems
TeamViewer 14.7.1965
Quickly and securely connect to devices all over the world without need for a VPN.With TeamViewer, all the tools you need to stay connected are at yourfingertips. Whether accessing your office PC from the road, videoconferencing across town, or sharing your screen for remote support fromthe other side of the world, our tools can help reduce travel costs anddowntime by keeping all your people and devices connected.
  • License: Free for noncommercial use, Business $50/month, Premium $115/month
  • Developer/Publisher: TeamViewer GmbH
  • Modification Date: October 10, 2019
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.10 or higher - 64-bit

Download File Size: 48.6 MB

Download File Size: 70.9 MB

Tunnelblick 3.8.1
Tunnelblick is a free, open source graphic user interface for OpenVPN onOS X and macOS. It provides easy control of OpenVPN client and/or serverconnections.
It comes as a ready-to-use application with all necessary binaries anddrivers (including OpenVPN, easy-rsa, and tun/tap drivers). Noadditional installation is necessary — just add your OpenVPNconfiguration and encryption information.
To use Tunnelblick you need access to a VPN server: your computer is oneend of the tunnel and the VPN server is the other end.
For more information, see Getting VPN Service.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: Angelo Laub and others
  • Modification Date: September 11, 2019
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.7.5 or higher - 64-bit

Download File Size: 14.5 MB

VNC Connect
RealVNC provides remote control software which lets you see and interactwith desktop applications across any network.
The software has a widespread user base from individuals to the largestmulti-national companies. Founded by the original developers of VNC topromote, enhance and commercialize VNC.
  • License: Free for Home use, Professional $40, Enterprise $55
  • Developer/Publisher: RealVNC
  • Modification Date: September 19, 2019
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.10 or higher - 64-bit

Download File Size: 10.1 MB - VNC Server 6.6.0 - September 19, 2019

Download File Size: 3.3 MB - VNC Viewer 6.19.923 - September 19, 2019

Download File Size: 44.7 MB - VNC Viewer

VyprVPN 3.1.0
Ensure Privacy and Security
Without a VPN, your IP address, location, browsing activity and onlinecommunications are at risk. A VPN app encrypts your Internet connectionto secure it when using public Wi-Fi and other networks. Protect youronline privacy from hackers, snoops and governmental surveillancewhether you're browsing the Internet at home or on the go.
Bypass Censorship and Restrictions
VyprVPN allows you to change your IP address and appear local to any ofour 70+ worldwide server locations. This is invaluable when travellingin countries that impose Internet censorship, as well as in schools orworkplaces that impart restrictions. Buy a VPN to bypass blockedwebsites and content and maintain access to an unrestricted Internet.
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When streaming content without a fast VPN, your ISP and streamingservice can monitor your activity and throttle your Internet connection.When using a VPN, your provider sees only encrypted traffic and isunable to slow you down based on what you're doing. Bypasslocation-based blocks and access global media, as well as increaseprivacy while streaming.
  • License: Service, $5/month billed yearly
  • Developer/Publisher: Golden Frog, GmbH
  • Modification Date: August 28, 2019
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.11 or higher - 64-bit

Download File Size: 25.5 MB

Download File Size: 61.9 MB

ZOC Terminal 7.24.2
ZOC is a professional ssh client and terminal emulator. With itsimpressive list of emulations and features, it is a reliable and eleganttool that connects you to hosts and mainframes via secure shell, telnet,serial cable and other methods of communication.
With its modern user interface, this terminal has many ways of makingyour life easier. In its own way, ZOC is the Swiss Army Knife ofterminal emulators: versatile, robust, proven
  • License: Shareware, $80
  • Developer/Publisher: EmTec Innovative Software
  • Modification Date: September 24, 2019
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher - 64-bit

Download File Size: 6.1 MB

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Applies to: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2

You can control a remote PC by using a Microsoft Remote Desktop client. The client can run on almost any device, including on your mobile smartphone. The client gives you the same powers you would have if you could reach the PC's keyboard. Through the client, you can:

  • Operate the apps that are installed on the PC.
  • Access the files and network resources of the PC.
  • Leave the apps open when you end the client.
Brew Install Microsoft Remote Desktop

Before you start, see the supported configuration article. The article discusses the PC configurations that the Remote Desktop clients can connect to. Also see the client FAQ article.

The following client apps are available:

ClientGet the appDocumentationLatest version
Windows DesktopWindows Desktop clientGet started, What's new1.2.1844
Microsoft StoreWindows 10 client in the Microsoft StoreGet started, What's new1.2.1810
AndroidAndroid client in Google PlayGet started, What's new10.0.10
iOSiOS client in the App StoreGet started, What's new10.2.5
macOSmacOS client in the App StoreGet started, What's new10.6.1

Configuring the remote PC


Microsoft Remote Desktop Assistant

To configure your remote PC before accessing it remotely, see Allow access to your PC.

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Remote Desktop client URI scheme

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You can integrate features of Remote Desktop clients across platforms by enabling a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) scheme. Learn about the supported URI attributes that you can use with the iOS, Mac, and Android clients.