Microsoft Remote Desktop for iOS has received an update today. Taking the app to Version 10.0.5, the update introduces plenty of important new features, including support for on-screen floating keyboard, important keyboard shortcuts, iCloud-based-based RDP files, and a lot more.
You can read the full official changelog below.
- Automatic import of launched RDP files (look for the toggle in General settings).
- iCloud-based RDP files that have not yet been downloaded in the Files app can now be launched.
- The remote session can now extend underneath the Home indicator on iPhones (look for the toggle in Display settings).
- Added support for typing composite characters (such as é) with multiple keystrokes.
- Added support for the iPad on-screen floating keyboard.
- Added support for adjusting properties of redirected cameras from a remote session.
- Fixed a bug in the gesture recogniser that was causing the client to become unresponsive when connected to a remote session.
- You can now enter app switching mode with a single swipe up (except when you are in touch mode with the session extended into the Home indicator area).
- The Home indicator will now automatically hide when connected to a remote session (and reappear if the screen is tapped).
- Added a keyboard shortcut to get to app settings in the Connection Centre (COMMAND+ ,).
- Added a keyboard shortcut to refresh all workspaces in the Connection Centre (COMMAND + R).
- Hooked up the system keyboard shortcut for Escape when connected to a remote session (COMMAND + .).
- Fixed scenarios where the Windows on-screen keyboard in the remote session was too small.
- Implemented auto-keyboard focus throughout the Connection Centre to make data entry more seamless.
- Hitting ENTER at a credential prompt will now result in the prompt being dismissed and the current flow resuming.
- Fixed a scenario where the client would crash when pressing SHIFT + OPTION + (LEFT, UP or DOWN) ARROW.
- Fixed a crash that occurred when removing a SwiftPoint device.
- Fixed crashes that were showing up in error reporting.
You can download and install the Microsoft Remote Desktop app from this link, or you can get it from App Store.