What is Windows App?


Windows App is currently in PREVIEW. This information relates to a prerelease product that may be substantially modified before it's released. Microsoft makes no warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to the information provided here.

Windows App is your gateway to Azure Virtual Desktop, Windows 365, Microsoft Dev Box, Remote Desktop Services, and remote PCs, securely connecting you to Windows devices and apps.

You can use Windows App on many different types of devices on different platforms and form factors, such as desktops and laptops, tablets, smartphones, and through a web browser. When using a web browser on a desktop or laptop, you can connect without having to download and install any software.

A screenshot showing the Windows App with pinned devices and apps.

What can you do with Windows App?

Windows App is designed with a customizable home screen to cater to your unique workflow needs. You can access Windows across multiple different services and remote PCs from a single place, and pin your favorites you access most. And if you use multiple accounts, you can easily switch between them with our easy account switching feature.

There are many features to enhance your remote experience, such as:

  • Multiple monitor support.
  • Custom display resolutions.
  • Dynamic display resolutions and scaling.
  • Device redirection, such as webcams, audio, storage devices, and printers.
  • Microsoft Teams optimizations.

How can I get Windows App?

Windows App is available for Windows, macOS, iOS and iPadOS, and web browsers.