Updated Versions of 2X RDP / Remote Desktop Clients for Windows & Linux Released

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DALLAS, TX, March 11th, 2013 — 2X Software, a global leader in virtual desktop and application delivery solutions, is pleased to announce that the updated versions of the 2X RDP / Remote Desktop Client for Windows and the 2X RDP / Remote Desktop Client for Linux have been released. Additional VDI support has been added, while fixes have also been implemented to improve the clients. For more information, and download links specific to your environment, please visit the 2X RDP / Remote Desktop Clients page.

What’s New

  • VDI
    • Added: Support for vCenter 5.1.0
    • Added: Support for VMWare ESXi 5.1.0 which includes Windows 8 guest support
    • Added: Support for Citrix Xen 6.1
  • Windows Client
    • Updated: Trusted Root certificates
    • Fixed: Duplex setting being ignored when client sets “Raw printing support”
  • Linux Client
    • Added: Option to re-enable the warning of a non verified certificate
    • Fixed: Serial redirection to transfer large amounts of data
    • Fixed: Drive redirection by opening files with the correct rights

About 2X RDP / Remote Desktop Clients for Windows, MAC and Linux

The 2X RDP / Remote Desktop Clients for Windows, MAC and Linux provides users with the ability to take their desktops and applications with them wherever they go. The 2X Client for RDP/Remote Desktop gives you easy and secure remote access using RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) wherever you are, whenever you want.

Additionally, you can experience the full benefits of published remote Windows applications and desktops connecting to 2X Remote Application Server. This way the 2X Client for RDP / Remote Desktop seamlessly runs published Windows applications and desktops from Windows Terminal Server and all major VDI Hypervisors including Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware or Citrix Xen.


Access Remote Desktops & Files
Securely access your home or business PC, hosted virtual desktops and files on-demand wherever you are, whenever you want.

Run Remote Applications
Run hosted remote applications, such as Microsoft Office, seamlessly on your desktop.

Secure Access
Secure access to your desktops & applications through 2X Client SSL and two-factor authentication support.

RDP / RemoteFX Multimedia Support
Provides a rich remote desktop and application experience by supporting Microsoft’s high definition RemoteFX accelerated multimedia protocol.

Sound & Drive Redirection
Redirect sound from any remote application to your desktop. Open documents on the client machine from any remotely deployed application.

2X Remote Application Server Integration
Access virtual desktops and applications hosted on hypervisors such as Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix Xen, VMware vSphere and more.

Read more about the 2X RDP / Remote Desktop Clients

Download the 2X RDP / Remote Desktop Clients

About 2X Software

2X Software is a global leader in virtual desktop and application delivery, remote access and cloud computing solutions. Thousands of enterprises worldwide trust in the reliability and scalability of 2X products. 2X offers a range of solutions to make every company’s shift to cloud computing simple and affordable.

For additional information, visit www.2x.com or contact Charlie Williams by email cw@2x.com, phone +356 2258 3800.

Sean Bianco is the marketing documentalist and technical writer at Parallels. With a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and Networking and a three year background in software quality assurance testing and usability engineering, Sean is a subject matter expert in mobility and smartphone, app and device management. He is well-versed in developing technical articles and determining market trends. His excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with emphasis on understanding relationships between technical problems, result in sound and effective business solutions.