RDP Client

Access Windows Applications, Desktops or Data on Any Device

Parallels RDP Client is an easy-to-install software that provides access to RDP infrastructure and Parallels RAS farms. By downloading Parallels Client users are able to securely access work resources from Windows®, Linux, Mac®, iOS, Android, Thin Client, Chromebook, and more.

The Parallels Client is Available on All the Major Platforms

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RDP Capabilities

Parallels Client leverages Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) technology, allowing users to instantly connect to either Parallels RAS Farms or simple RDS infrastructures.

It's an intuitive RDP client that enables users to work simultaneously on applications and desktops. Multiple connection settings can be stored and utilized so users can keep workspaces docked under the same application window (or undock them to work in another window).

Moreover, features not supported by the Microsoft RDP Client—such as drag and drop, multiscreen support, zoom and more—are implemented to provide a top-class user experience.

The mobile client enables all native gestures of iOS and Android, offering the best mobile experience on the market. Touch ID and passcode capabilities are available during login to increase data security.

Samsung DeX Support

The Parallels RAS Android Client supports Samsung DeX. Samsung mobile users can work anywhere, anytime using one device. Improve multitasking and productivity with features like drag-and-drop and multiscreen.

Seamless navigation

Use the touch mechanic gestures you know—swipe, drag, tap to click and zoom in—with any Windows application on your smartphone.


Parallels Client connects client devices to Parallels RAS applications and desktops via RDP protocol and SSL encryption for a secure and reliable connection. Employees may also further secure the Parallels Client by adding Touch ID® or Passcode to open the application.

Mobile printing

Through the outstanding peripheral redirection technology of the Parallels Client, iOS and Android devices can be used to print locally. Moreover, remote desktop printing with Parallels RAS Universal Printing allows users to print directly to their local printers without any extra configurations.

Empowered mobile workforce

Parallels Client allows end users to work effectively on smartphones and tablets while accessing applications, remote desktops or data. Now supporting Swiftpoint GT Mouse, the Parallels Client enables you to switch your mobile device or tablet into a fully-fledged PC. Controlling your published applications and desktops is now made even easier with the use of Swiftpoint GT Mouse.

Avoid eye fatigue

Give your team’s eyes a break by viewing applications in full screen on devices. Parallels RAS connects users to desktops and applications reliably anytime and anywhere.

Why Parallels RDP Client Makes More Sense than Citrix XenApp Receiver

Parallels RDP client allows you to access Parallels RAS from any device, any OS and from any platform. It is a single solution that caters to all your virtualization needs. Parallels RDP client can be downloaded for free and runs on remote desktop protocol.

Easy access

Parallels Client can be configured automatically by an invitation email from the Remote Application Server console or accessed through a web portal. Configurations within the Parallels Client can also be preconfigured for users with a client group policy.

Files and folders

Access centralized files and folders with ease from any device, through a secure connection that doesn’t expose your assets or intellectual property. Parallels supports users looking to work remotely.

Maximized flexibility

Parallels RAS can be accessed directly from any HTML 5 web-browser, extending the user's freedom to work from any device, anytime, anywhere.

Full-screen applications

Mac and PC applications are adapted to fit the entire screen so the applications are in fine detail, making it easier for users to interact with them.

Brilliant mobile experience

Select text or graphics with one finger, and easily drag and drop them for a seamless interactive experience. Create custom keypad shortcuts to work even more efficiently. Using native controls, copy and paste between remote applications—or even between remote applications and device apps.

Optimized screen resolution

Choose either optimal readability with larger text and images, or more information with smaller text and greater detail. Now offering a new display resolution supporting DPI scaling.

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