Challenge of USB redirection to Remote Desktop
When you work in a remote desktop environment, getting access to your locally plugged USB devices can be quite problematic. In some cases you still can use some workarounds like plugging the USB device into the remote machine directly but in the most cases itï¿½??s not a solution.
USB for Remote Desktop is a software allowing redirection of locally plugged USB devices to you remote desktop session. It appears like the USB device is plugged directly to the remote side.
The program consists of Server and Workstation parts. The Workstation part is installed on the local computer or thin client where USB devices are physically plugged. The Server part is installed on the remote side you are connecting to via Microsoft RDP, Teradici PCoIP or Citrix ICA. The Server part makes redirected USB devices available for remotely logged users.
The program supports a wide range of USB hardware and does not require any special configuration.
Supports Windows and Linux as a remote desktop in different configurations
USB for Remote Desktop supports Windows and Linux remote desktops. It does not matter what protocol is used for accessing the remote side ï¿½?? Microsoft RDP, Teradici PCoIP, Citrix ICA. It does not matter what environment is used ï¿½?? Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Terminal Services, Hyper-V, Citrix XenApp, Citrix XenDesktop, VMware View, Amazon Workspaces and others.
Any compatible Windows and Linux Client software can be used for accessing remote Windows and Linux side. And there is no need to change firewall settings.
USB for Remote Desktop does not require USB device drivers on the local machine or thin client. So, any new USB device can be redirected to the remote desktop session without installing USB device drivers.
Works with any USB devices
The program is not limited to some specific models of USB devices. It is compatible with any of them. So, it is really universal solution for USB device redirection. Even the most exotic USB devices can be redirected to your remote desktop environment.
Auto-redirecting of hot-plugged USB devices
Using the Administrative Utility, USB for Remote Desktop can be configured to redirect any newly plugged USB device immediately and automatically. You don't have even to divert your attention away from the working process. The program will redirect the USB devices automatically every time you plug them in.
USB port redirection
In some cases it is really convenient to use some dedicated USB port for redirection. In such case any USB device being plugged to that port will be redirected to remote side. All other devices will be for local use only.
Ready for Enterprise
For large installations, itï¿½??s possible to configure the program for local and domain users remotely. The configuration can be done via Active Directory allowing to pre-set needed settings or even disable USB redirection for specified users or just for specific types of USB devices.
What's new in version 6.0
- Workstation-side GUI added to simplify configuration and control in seamless mode.
- New FabulaTech Virtual USB Host Controller driver brings full support for USB 3.0 and great performance improvement.
- Easy understandable symlinks for devices.
- Device reconnects to the same virtual USB port, even after the program restart.
- Device options dialog added.
- Performance and quality tweaks are added for HID devices.
- A lot of bugs fixed.