Microsoft has taken a significant turn by introducing an application that unifies the Windows experience across multiple operating systems.
Available for iOS, iPadOS, macOS, Windows and web browsers, represents a step forward towards the integration of Windows into the cloud sphere and accessibility from different devices.
Although it is in its preview version, it allows you to transmit a replica of Windows from a Remote PC, Azure Virtual Desktop, Windows 365, Microsoft Dev Box and Microsoft Remote Desktop Services.
The purpose? Access Windows without restrictionsregardless of the device.
“You can use the Windows app on many different types of devices across different platforms and form factors, such as desktop and laptop computers, tablets, smartphones, and through a web browser. When you use a web browser on a desktop or laptop computer, you can connect without having to download and install any software,” they explain.
It is important to highlight that, for the moment, The preview version is not available for Android devices.
Windows is now a cross-platform application
The creation of a specific team for “Web and Windows Experiences” suggests that the company is focusing its efforts on web services powered by AI for Windows.
This app could be the first tangible step toward moving Windows completely to the cloud at the consumer leveloffering users access to the cloud, remote PCs and Windows applications on devices that do not run Microsoft’s operating system.
Although this app is limited to Microsoft commercial accounts, everything seems to indicate that it will soon be available to consumers, which could expand its usefulness to a larger audience.
The features of the application are remarkable. From multi-monitor support to custom screen resolutions, it comes as a complete solution for remote Windows experiences.
Plus, optimization for Microsoft Teams and the ability to use multiple accounts make it a versatile tool.