Microsoft Desktop Web Client vs TSplus HTML5 Client

Microsoft released the Windows Remote Desktop Web Client on July 16, 2018. The TSplus HTML5 Client, available since the 3.30 release, is the best way to instantly Web-Enable any desktop application and run legacy applications inside any web browser. It is being constantly enhanced to guarantee fully secure connections and great user experience on all devices. This is why it is the best choice.

Microsoft Desktop Web Client

Discover the power of TSplus HMTL5 Client over the new Microsoft Desktop Web Client.

TSplus HTML5 Client is fully compatible with all Windows OS, giving full remote access to Windows Apps and desktop. It is the easy way to publish applications and connect from anywhere, just using internet and the TSplus Web Portal. Plus, it is easy to customize it with Corporate identity, by changing the background and adding logos.

Microsoft Desktop Web Client TSplus HTML5 Client
  • 18 languages
  • 23 languages
  • Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012 & R2, 2016 and 2019 support
  • Windows XP, Vista, W7, W8 Pro, W10, Server 2003, 2008 & R2, 2012 & R2, 2016 and 2019 support
  • Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Explorer 11 and Safari
  • Any browser: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Explorer, Safari, Opera + Java-enabled browsers
  • Chromebook, Linux, macOS, Windows OS. No support yet for iOS and others mobile OS
  • Any device: Linux, Windows, MacOs, iOS, Android OS...
  • Web Portal: Windows credentials
  • TSplus Web Portal Credentials: Pin Code or personal Email / option: 2FA
  • Single Sign On access to multiple Windows apps
  • Single Sign On access to multiple apps or full Remote Desktop
  • Remote Printing with PDF capabilities
  • Universal Printer with PDF capabilities
  • Keyboard and mouse support
  • Keyboard and mouse support, responsive display
  • Secure HTTPS connections
  • Secure HTTPS connections & SSL certificate generation in few clicks
No customization possible
  • Fully-customizable HTML5 client with display, audio and mobile devices settings. Enable a taskbar or a floating/application panel in your session.
  • Fully-customizable Web Portal where you can set up your own logo, title, login display text, background images...
No Top Menu
  • HTML5 Top Menu: In your session, you will find a top menu enabling you to easily print, do files transfers, facilitate mouse-control on mobile devices and use a clipboard.


  • Secure Remote Desktop Gateway
  • Remote Connection Broker
  • Remote Desktop Web Access setup
  • Use of Per-User CALS
  • Public trusted certificates configured for the RD Gateway and RD Web Access roles
  • PowerShell commands to install and update or uninstall
  • Web Application Proxy


  • TSplus Mobile Web or Enterprise Edition
  • Web Browser
  • Internet connection
  • Secure Gateway optional, included in the Enterprise Edition

To discover to discover how TSplus Remote Desktop’s functionality outperforms Microsoft' RDS Client’s, check the following page:

Also, it is easy to understand TSplus advantages over others competitors with the competitive analysis and various articles.

Please note that TSplus kernel is automatically updated on every TSplus server with a working Internet access, so most customers' servers are already up-to-date with the latest Windows Update.

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Source: TSPlus

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