Remote Desktop Connection 2.0 Hits the Streets

After beta testing for more than a year, Microsoft finally released Remote Desktop Connection Client 2.0 for the Mac on Thursday. The new version Mac to Windows connection utility is Universal Binary, allowing it to run natively on PowerPC and Intel-based Macs, and also added support for Windows Vista.

Remote Desktop Connection Client 2.0, or RDC 2, lets Mac OS X users connect to Windows-based PCs and run applications in a window on their Mac.

RDC 2 includes improved security support with Network Level Authentication, offers a redesigned user interface, lets users print documents on remote Windows PCs to printers connected to their Mac, and more.

RDC 2 is free and available for download at the Microsoft Web site.