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Microsoft introduces ‘Windows App’ for Apple devices

Microsoft’s Windows App debuts on Apple devices, bringing seamless cloud-based Windows access to iOS, iPadOS, and macOS.

Microsoft introduces Windows app for Apple devices

Microsoft Windows for iPhone, iPad, Mac and PC

Microsoft’s latest release, the Windows App, is a groundbreaking step towards a unified computing experience. Evolving from the Windows 365 app, this application serves as a central hub across iOS, iPadOS, macOS, Windows, and web browsers.

It enables users to effortlessly stream Windows from various sources, including remote PCs, Azure Virtual Desktop, Windows 365, Microsoft Dev Box, and Remote Desktop Services.

Microsoft introduces Windows app for Apple devices

Cross-platform connectivity

This cross-platform functionality accommodates the diverse devices of modern users, offering a consistent Windows experience regardless of the platform. Leveraging advanced streaming technology, the Windows App ensures optimal performance across devices with different hardware specifications. With support for multiple monitors, custom resolutions, and device redirection for peripherals like webcams and printers, the app provides a feature-rich experience.

Streaming capabilities

Utilizing advanced streaming technology, the Windows App provides users with a remote copy of Windows from different sources, enabling a uniform experience irrespective of the local device’s hardware specifications. This move towards streaming aligns with Microsoft’s commitment to adapting Windows to be more user-friendly and adaptable.

Initially tailored for the company’s business accounts, signs point towards potential consumer availability in the future. The Windows App reflects Microsoft’s strategic shift towards a cloud-centric approach, aligning with industry trends.

As it possibly extends to consumer use, this innovation has the potential to redefine user interactions with Windows, fostering a more connected and flexible computing experience.

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