Royal TS 2.2.7

File Size: 48.1 MB
Released: 2014-04-22
 

After installing Royal TS, you may either use Royal TS for free with the Shareware limitations (see Shareware Information below) or, at any time, purchase and enter a license key to "unlock" Royal TS and remove the Shareware limitations.

Before you install Royal TS, check the System Requirements. The Royal TS Installer was created using AdvancedInstaller. A zip file containing all the files can be found here. Looking for previous versions?

 

 

Shareware Information

 

Royal TS can be downloaded, installed and used for free without any time limit (no trial expiration!) and without a license key. In this mode, the following restrictions are applied:

  • You cannot have more than 10 connections per Royal TS application instance.
  • You cannot have more than 10 credentials per Royal TS application instance.
  • You can open only one Royal TS document per application instance.

Also note, that all the features of Royal TS can be used without a license key. No other restrictions apply. To remove the above restrictions, it's required to obtain and enter a license key in Royal TS. Go to the Buy page for pricing and licensing options.

Attention Existing Royal TS 1.x Customers

 

Royal TS V 2 and later needs a license key issued for Royal TS V2.x. License keys from Royal TS V1.x will not work in Royal TS V2.x. Customers who have purchased Royal TS after February 1st, 2011 are entitled to upgrade to Royal TS V 2.x for free. An email containing the new license information was sent to all customers entitled to upgrade free of charge. If you did not receive this email, please contact us.

Release Notes

 

Important

It is strongly recommended to create backup copies of your .rts and .rtsx file(s) before you proceed and use any newer version of Royal TS. If you are forced to downgrade to one of our previous version, you might experience compatibility issues with your documents.

Version 2.2.7 (2014-04-22)

General:

  • Visual Studio 2013 inspired themes.
  • Template option in the Credentials property page added: "Use credentials from context connection".
  • User Interface option to configure the ad hoc connection name suffix.
  • Window caption displayed wrong text sometimes.
  • Performance issues when dealing with a large number of objects (> 5000).
  • .rdm file import of root elements and web pages (including LogMeIn shortcuts).
  • mRemoteNG import issue on systems with non-US regional settings.
  • Ad hoc connection naming.
  • Ribbon and connection tab selection issues.
  • Closing a background tab during remote disconnects could cause a switch to the dashboard.
  • Tree scroll position is now preserved after right-clicking an item.
  • After searching the navigation tree, the first connection is sometimes not selected.
  • Filtered navigation tree didn't show new ad hoc connections after connect.
  • A possible crash when using the ad hoc ribbon feature when the ribbon is minimized.
  • Issue with hiding and showing the status bar with Office 2013 themes.
  • Application document password prompt allows to exit Royal TS.
  • Environment variables in private key file paths are now expanded propertly.
  • Bulk-edit issues with command and key sequence tasks.
  • Drag and drop improvements.
  • Issues when using relative paths and environment variables in various places.
  • Dashboard customization didn't persist when the tab was closed.

Remote Desktop:

  • A new setting on the Hyper-V property page: Enhanced Session Mode.
  • The property 'loadbalanceinfo' is not correctly imported from an .rdp file.

Web Page:

  • Auto fill option to retry filling forms until success (useful when redirects are involved).
  • Auto fill click action timing fixed.

Terminal Connection (Rebex based):

  • Double-click word selection in block selection mode.
  • Clipboard change will reset the selection (similar to PuTTY).
  • Resize issue which caused scrollback buffer to be trimmed.
  • An assigned key sequence task using direct mode was not executed in direct mode.
  • Focus issues with authentication prompt.
  • An issue where the green cursor disappears.

Terminal Connection (PuTTY based):

  • Issue with passwords containing blanks.

External Application:

  • Environment variables are now supported and expanded.

Performance View:

  • Issue where counters are still polled after closing the connection.
 

Version 2.2.6 (2013-12-16)

General:

  • Package listing in chocolatey.org
  • Credential with URL dashboard and context menu to open web page.
  • Remote Desktop Manager file import (RDP and Credentials only).
  • Royal TS can now handle .rdp files with automatic ad hoc connect.
  • Window activation issues.
  • Add from Template could cause a crash.
  • Issue with SHIFT modifier to open tabs in background.
  • EffectiveUsernameWithoutDomain is now resolved correctly.
  • Token menu in template connections now shows credential tokens.
  • Auto focus issues.
  • Template validation issues.
  • Auto fill page now handles 401 unauthorized status and timeouts for login pages.

Terminal Connection (Rebex based):

  • Text was sometimes wrapped after connecting.
  • Authentication prompt focus issues.

Terminal Connection (PuTTY based):

  • External Window mode

Web Page:

  • Custom content is now handled properly.

Performance View:

  • Template doesn't properly resolve $URI$
  • Too many authentication requests while collecting data.

Command Tasks:

  • RTSPATH environment variable pointing to the directory of Royal TS.

Key Sequence Tasks:

  • New line handled correctly now.
  • Focus issue with key sequence tasks.
 

Version 2.2.5 (2013-10-28)

General:

  • Office 2013 inspired skins: Light Gray and Dark Gray.
  • Credential settings page now includes a Username column.
  • Keyboard shortcuts to navigate property pages (CTRL+[SHIFT]+TAB).
  • Issues when switching skins.
  • Improved ALT-TAB and focus handling when external applications (such as PuTTY) are embedded.
  • Bulk-edit issue with password properties.
  • Credential picker issues.
  • Navigation tree tooltips shows name of item.
  • Logging of local user and local host.
  • Reconnecting using tab double-click.
  • Action command state issues.
  • RDP file import will set the file name as display name.
  • Bulk-edit of credentials for tasks.
  • An issue when two users saved/merge at the same time.
  • KeePass import issue with unencrypted documents.
  • Credentials and custom fields in Ad Hoc connections from templates are now correct.

Remote Desktop Connection:

  • Property to control RDP8 bandwidth detection in the Performance settings page.
  • Support for Windows 2012R2 (and Windows 8.1) Hyper-V management in dashboard.

VNC (based on UltraVNC):

  • Setting a custom port didn't work.

Terminal Connection (Rebex based):

  • Ability to disable bold and italic styles.
  • Support for PuTTY-like double-click-drag and triple-click-drag.
  • Extending selection using SHIFT-click.
  • Smart character substitution (enabled by default) to deal with smart quotes and ticks.
  • Logging path environment variables are now expanded.
  • Automatic code page detection for code page 437.
  • Invalid package received and invalid decoder state errors are properly logged.

Terminal Connection (PuTTY based):

  • PuTTY version updated to 0.63
  • Logging path environment variables are now expanded.
  • Custom executable plugin setting issues.
  • Issue when an unknown/non-existing session is referenced.
  • Key file path is now set correctly.

Web Page:

  • Auto fill code now jquery/jscript based (as our browser extensions).

Key Sequence Tasks:

  • Added the {INSERT} special key for key sequences.
  • Escaping of }}.
 

Version 2.2.4 (2013-08-10)

General:

  • Multi-connect caused closing connections to re-open connections.
  • Creating a credential through the Prompt for Credential dialog.
  • Items not found in the recent file list are now removed.

Terminal Connection (PuTTY based):

  • Environment settings weren't set correctly.

Web Page Connection:

  • Refreshes in background web page connections could cause the tab to be activated.
 

Version 2.2.3 (2013-08-02)

General:

  • Connect all in folder didn't always work.
  • Crash when Prompt for Credential was used.
  • The setting in the color verification dialog is now remembered correctly.
  • Dashboard (if available) is now selected again when a tab is closed or the navigation window is focused.
  • Double-click on a folder in the Dashboard.
  • Import folder selection bug.
  • Command statup updates when disconnecting background tabs.
  • Failed connection attemt will not cancel the connect procedure for multiple connections.

Terminal Connection (Rebex based):

  • Components updated (better keyboard handling, copy-to-clipboard of wrapped text properly handles end-of-line sequences, etc.)

Terminal Connection (PuTTY based):

  • Window title setting in Display Options -> External Window now accepts replacement tokens.
  • The " - PuTTY" suffix for custom window titles is now added automatically.
  • Settings in the Advanced -> Features section were ignored.
 

Version 2.2.2 (2013-07-11)

General:

  • An issue where Royal TS prompts to save changes when no changes were made.
  • Connect with Options on multiple connections.
  • Single instance mode on terminal services.
  • Connection tab tooltips are shown.
  • Close all but this will leave the dashboard open.

Key Sequence Tasks:

  • The token popup menu is shown below the caret when $ or { is pressed.
  • Credentials can now be assigned. Access them with $this.EffectiveUsername$ or $this.EffectivePassword$
  • New lines in key sequences are recognized as {ENTER}
 

Version 2.2.1 (2013-07-05)

General:

  • Import of Royal TS (.rts) files.
  • Imported key pass credentials are read-only.
  • Possible crash when closing documents from the Navigation tree context menu.
  • Disconnected hint disappears after switching tabs.
  • The dashboard and log can now be docked again.
  • Improved tab coloring in Metropolis, Office 2013 and VS 2010 skin.
  • Right-click selection bug in Navigation panel.
  • Occasional crashes during disconnect and dashboard updates.
  • Ad hoc connections using templates and alternative credentials.
  • Connect using command line now only connect the first matching connection.
  • Connect all in folder when navigation tree is filtered.

Remote Desktop Connection:

  • Client desktop size wasn't set correctly on pre-Windows 8 OS.
  • Initial keyboard focus issue in external window mode.
  • Improved full screen handling with smart reconnect.

Terminal Connection (Rebex based):

  • * Fixed: Bulk-edit error on the input and key file settings page.

Web Page Connection:

  • Browser emulation disabled by default as it could cause Royal TS to hang in combination with certain anti virus products. To allow browser emulation, open the Web Page plugin settings.
 

Version 2.2.0 (2013-06-22)

Change of License:

  • With Royal TS V2.2 a 10 credentials limit was introduced while in 'Shareware' mode.

Known Issues:

  • This release doesn't provide any ribbon customization (except for the quick access toolbar).

General:

  • Ability to open or import KeePass 2.x (*.kdbx) files.
  • New mouse event modes for active connections and tabs to create ad hoc connections.
  • Support for modifier keys in key sequences.
  • Keyboard shortcut for Connect Ad Hoc (Ctrl-Alt-F5).
  • Office 2013 skin including full screen mode and proper color display on tabs.
  • Behavior of connect all in folder command can be set to include sub-folders.
  • User Interface options enhanced.
  • Backup configuration added.
  • Search options to include URI or Description.
  • Troubleshooting page (former Error Reporting page) revised and enhanced.
  • Improved and additional logging options.
  • Improved entry editor with network browser for bulk-add.
  • Add object dialog with search and filter capability.
  • The path of the object is now also exported to csv files.
  • Replacement tokens starting with 'this.' are resolved with local values instead of the context object.
  • Group policy settings to enforce Windows Event Log logging.
  • Performance and stability improvements
  • Moving multiple objects performance improved.
  • $EffectivePassword$ wasn't resolved properly in some situations.
  • Auto hide panels are now hidden correctly.
  • Trashcan objects aren't exported to csv anymore.
  • Original selection is preserved in Navigation tree on right-click.
  • Setting color in bulk-edit for mixed object types.

Command Task:

  • Ability to edit Windows and OS X configuration.
  • Dashboard shows task context and allows to change the context.

Key Sequence Task:

  • Ad hoc key sequence tasks for quick and easy keyboard input on one or more connections.
  • Execution mode to force direct mode or keyboard input simulation.
  • Special key tokens for modifier keys and uppercase/lowercase conversion.
  • Dashboard shows task context and allows to change the context.
  • Key sequence task didn't resolve the correct credentials when prompted for credentials.
  • Key sequence execution improved, especially when multiple connections are involved.

Remote Desktop Connection:

  • Remote actions for Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 commands (Charms, Snap, etc.).
  • Faster reconnect/smart reconnect for RDP 8 clients.
  • Cache size configuration in performance settings.
  • The connection bar state is persisted for full screen external window mode.
  • Windows 8/Server 2012 performance settings aren't always applied.

VNC:

  • Plugin based on TightVNC
  • Plugin based on UltraVNC

Terminal Connection (PuTTY based):

  • Plugin based on PuTTY.

Terminal Connection (Rebex based):

  • Find text in terminal text.
  • Action commands for selection handling.
  • Network browser can be opened for bulk-add or browsing a single host.
  • Keyboard scrolling with CTRL/SHIFT-PAGE UP/DOWN (Rebex plugin).
  • Ability to send a break command (Rebex plugin).
  • Terminal options for Rebex plugin: bold font and SelectGraphicRendition1 mode.
  • Authentication method setting in the Advanced settings.
  • Character and line paste delay.
  • Key sequence tasks can be sent to the server directly.
  • Right-click context menu offering copy, paste and selection commands if mouse paste is disabled.
  • Recording with unconfigured path behaves now correctly.
  • Wrapped text is now correctly copied to the clipboard.
  • Some characters weren't working using Brazil Portugese keyboard (ABNT2).
  • Underscore character is now displayed correctly.
  • CTRL+Space now sends \0 sequence to the server.

Web Page Connection:

  • Bulk-add capability to add multiple web sites at once.
  • Ability to control whether or not popups are handled and hosted by Royal TS.
  • Improved popup window handling.
  • Automatic logon option controls auto fill submit and basic authentication.
  • Using basic authentication the path of an URL might be lost.

External Application:

  • Plugin to integrate external applications.

Performance View:

  • Plugin for real time performance counter monitoring.
 

Version 2.1.5 (2012-11-16)

General:

  • Improved keyboard support for navigation search (CTRL + SHIFT + F).
  • Ribbon button to reset the dock panel layout in case the Navigation panel cannot be restored.
  • Enter key initiates connection in navigation tree.
  • Task context update when clicking tabs.
  • Ad hoc connections may not get credentials.
  • Pressing the Enter key in the Ad hoc field while the Ribbon is minimized caused a crash.
  • mRemote file import issue
  • Folder dashboard search box isn't cleared when the 'x' button is clicked.
  • Issue where duplicated AdHoc connections lead to unexpected removal in the navigation tree.
  • Ad hoc connections now get custom fields from the original connection when inherited from parent.
  • Canceling credential picker for ad hoc connections sometimes caused an error.
  • Search/filter of navigation tree and folder dashboard could cause a crash when no text is entered.
  • Save button state wasn't consistent with the save options in the backstage view.

Key Sequence Task:

  • Escaping of curly brackets ("{{" and "}}") wasn't working correctly.

Remote Desktop Connection:

  • Hyper-V instance picker didn't always work.

Terminal Connection:

  • Terminal type VT52 added.
  • Blinking text option: Light back color.
  • Improved encoding support and support for entering code pages.
  • Serial port connection validation fails if no host is entered.
  • Ability to enter custom code pages in the encoding combo box.

Web Page Connection:

  • A popup is now handled correctly and preserves the existing session.
 

Version 2.1.4 (2012-09-20)

General:

  • mRemote file import.
  • Remote Desktop Connection Manager file import.
  • Import wizard for CSV files automatically creates mappings for matching fields.
  • The task context dialog appeared even when no context was selected or needed.
  • Alt-space function and key tip focus issues resolved.
  • Tree item colorization issue fixed for dark skins.
  • URI token replacement works now across all connections.
  • Not all deleted items were shown on the trash page.
  • SHIFT-click in the folder dashboard mistakenly initiated the selected connection(s).
  • Disconnect handling when no dashboard is shown.

Terminal Connection:

  • Bulk-add is now working when you create new connections using multiple host names separated with semi-colons.
  • Switching between terminal connections in tab groups caused strange selection behavior.
  • ANSI text file export fixed to include the complete recording.

Web Page Connection:

  • Tokens are now also replaced within the custom content
  • Special characters in username or password weren't encoded correctly when using basic authentication.

Key Sequence Tasks:

  • Special keys for left and right Windows key.
  • Crash when sending a key sequence to external windows.

Known Issues:

  • Ribbon customization will not be migrated
 

Version 2.1.3 (2012-08-15)

General

  • Ad hoc connection allows you to specify a credential by name using “cred.name@uri” syntax.
  • RTS2App.exe.config setting SplashMode (0=off, 1=on, 2=random).
  • Window mode when connected with options is now always preserved when reconnected.

Credentials

  • New replacement tokens $EffectiveUserdomain$ and $EffectiveUsernameWithoutDomain$
  • Wrong tool tip title on the username field.

Remote Desktop Connection

  • Automatic NLA reconnect fixed if inactive tabs are kept.

Terminal Connection

  • SSH keep alive could cause Royal TS to show a crash report.
  • SSH credential prompt reveal passphrase showed password instead.
  • Credentials can also be configured for Telnet or Serial Port connections for key sequence usage.
 

Version 2.1.2 (2012-08-03)

General

  • Screenshot file naming can be configured in the RTS2App.exe.config file using the ScreenshotFilename setting.
  • Task context wasn't updated correctly.
  • Close application in some themes didn't work.
  • Crash when a dialog with the option "Do not show this again" is displayed.

Terminal Connection

  • Keep alive for SSH connections (configure in RTS2App.exe.config: SSHKeepAlive (in ms), set to 0 to disable).
  • Issue with mouse scrolling in the terminal window.
  • A socket exception is now handled correctly.
  • Crash when text from the terminal control is copied to the clipboard.
  • The recording file handle wasn't released when a connection was closed.
  • Poor performance when receiving large amount of data from the remote host.

Web Page Connection

  • Taking a screenshot will now also activate the web page session and allows capturing content from ActiveX controls.
 

Version 2.1.1 (2012-07-10)

General

  • Connection tooltip in Navigation tree now also shows the Description (if set).
  • Event log entries were logged in the Application log instead of the Royal TS log.
  • Drag & drop reordering of the Quick Access Toolbar items was broken.
  • Background tabs didn't close when clicking the close button.
  • Scrolling the tabs behaved weird.
  • Ribbon customization is now saved correctly when Royal TS is running as a portable app.
  • Save as command wasn't available.
  • A possible crash when using CTRL+SHIFT+D to show the Dashboard when it wasn't loaded at startup.
  • Tree filtering didn't show matched folders when they were empty.
  • Some other minor and cosmetic issues.

Credentials

  • Possible crash when no credential was selected in the credential picker.

Terminal Connection

  • Support for serial port connections.

Web Page Connection

  • Auto fill click wasn't sent when no credential was used.
 

Version 2.1.0 (2012-07-01)

General

  • Use "Template" connections to simplify management and transform to new ad hoc connections. For example, create a web page connection based on a selected remote desktop connection to manage iLO interfaces.
  • Custom icons for connections and folders.
  • Assign a custom color to any object.
  • Colorize the tree items, tabs and connections using the Options -> User Interface settings.
  • Bulk-Edit for folders, credentials and tasks.
  • Tabbar can now be hidden in the Options dialog.
  • Ribbon can now be customized.
  • Prompt for credentials feature in the "Connect with Options" menu.
  • Ad hoc connect syntax [user]?@host to invoke credential picker.
  • Ad hoc and URI syntax to support custom ports (IPv4:Port or [IPv6]:Port) where applicable.
  • "Tab Scan" on the View tab allows you to automatically scan through open tabs (incl. command-line support).
  • Custom Fields and Notes can now be inherited from the parent folder(s).
  • Additional protected (encrypted) custom fields to store sensitive data.
  • Export now supports passwords and encrypted fields.
  • Default export and import fields can be tweaked in RTS2App.exe.config.
  • UseSystemFont setting in RTS2App.exe.config to control the font in Royal TS.
  • Minimize to Notification Area (Systray) of external windows and the main window.
  • Option to keep tabs open when a client disconnects remotely (Terminal and Remote Desktop only).
  • Auto-save on close for documents in the document properties.
  • Auto-backup to %temp% keeping 10 versions of each document (see RTS2App.exe.config).
  • Group policy setting (in shipped admx file) to prevent check for updates and beta updates.
  • Option to prevent the creation of the Dashboard tab when Royal TS starts.
  • Credential picker is invoked if no or multiple credentials with the same name is found.
  • Connect all caused a crash when executed against Default Settings folder.
  • List of available screens is now updated correctly when a display is connected or disconnected.
  • Better IPv6 support.
  • Remember external screen setting didn't work as expected.
  • Actions context tab sometimes didn't show up when selecting a tab.
  • A rare import bug when importing pre Royal TS 1.6 files
  • Context menu didn't close when you clicked inside a remote desktop session.

Credentials

  • Replacement tokens (like $URI$ or $CustomField1$) in the username field are resolved in connections.

Tasks

  • Run tasks with different credentials.
  • Key sequence task to automate keyboard input.

Remote Desktop Connection

  • Ability to leverage RemoteFX from within Royal TS (set connection speed to "LAN" on the Performance settings page).

Terminal Connection

  • Terminal Connection Type supporting SSH and Telnet connections.

Web Page Connection

  • Web Page connection has now an option to enable basic authentication.
  • Enable/disable Auto Logon in "Connect with Options" menu.
  • Load progress and status indicator during page download.
 

Version 2.0.4 (2012-05-05)

  • Option in Mouse Events to select the Dashboard for external window connections
  • RTS2App.exe.config option to force RDP client version
  • External window system menu to embed the connection
  • Broken MultiMon functionality introduced in 2.0.3
  • Terminal session list crash
  • .rdp file import issue
  • Recent file and folder list now asks to remove entries which cannot be found
  • Connect and disconnect task handling when task was deleted
  • Merge document on save path issues
  • CSV export for remote desktop didn't include the custom field values
  • RDP keyboard focus issues with connect tasks
  • Folder dashboard performance issue when credentials were inherited from parent folder
  • Getting started page wasn't displayed correctly on machines with IE8
  • Pass-through authentication (SSO) and gateway credential issues
 

Version 2.0.3 (2012-03-23)

  • Holding the SHIFT key while performing a connect command will open the tab in the background
  • Remote desktop dashboard option "Use Credential" (off by default) to control whether or not to use the credentials to retrieve the dashboard information
  • External window title now also shows the connection description (if available)
  • GPO/Registry setting to disable the "reveal password" functionality in object dialogs
  • Dashboard issues causing account lockouts when no password is set
  • Possible crash when a tab is closed
  • Disconnect task was executed twice sometimes
  • Tab caption is now updated when the display name is changed
  • External window positioning issues
  • Single-Sign-On and Gateway issues
 

Version 2.0.2 (2012-02-10)

  • Hyper-V dashboard sometimes didn't automatically refresh
  • Possible crash when a remote desktop session was disconnected or logged off remotely (especially on older remote desktop client version in XP or Windows 2003)
  • Remote desktop connection full screen issues in combination with smart reconnect
  • Web page connection issue with auto refresh setting enabled
  • Other minor and cosmetic issues
 

Version 2.0.1 (2012-02-10)

  • RTS2App.exe.config setting called "ForceTreeLine" will paint tree lines in all themes when set to true
  • Description, if available, is now shown in the title bar next to the connection name
  • Window mode setting for the external window size: Preferred Size for connection types with a dedicated size setting
  • Installer didn't ask for install directory
  • Smart reconnect issues when minimizing the main window
  • Layout restore issues with some themes
  • Issue with certificate warnings for Auto Fill
  • Unicode character issue in password encoding (when no encryption is used)
  • Saving screenshot failed when connection name had illegal characters
  • F1 (help) in the remote session also opened Royal TS help
  • Issue when tabs are closed
  • Other minor fixes and improvements
 

Version 2.0.0 (2012-02-01)

  • Redesigned user interface featuring Ribbons, Dock Panels and Tabs
  • Integrated credential management
  • Integrated task management
  • Credential and task assignment across documents
  • Open multiple documents (available for licensed installations)
  • Nested folder support
  • Auto-Hide for Dock Panels
  • .rts, .rdp and .csv file import
  • .csv file export
  • Advanced keyboard navigation
  • Ad Hoc connections
  • Enhanced Hyper-V dashboard allowing you to Ad Hoc connect to instances
  • Highly flexible bulk-edit functionality
  • Bulk-add for supported connections
  • Enhanced HTML based Notes including image embedding
  • Enhanced Properties panel including sort and search
  • Web Page connection to integrate web based management consoles
  • Single instance application by default (can be changed in the RTSApp.exe.config file)
  • Merge file on save mode for Drop Box (or similar sync service) support
  • Merge file on save mode for network shares to keep your document in sync when working in teams

System Requirements

 

Important

  • Royal TS requires .NET Framework 4 Full Profile (Download Link).
  • Royal TS will not work with .NET Framework 4 Client Profile!
  • If you are experiencing crashes on Windows XP when you log out of a session, download and install Remote Desktop Connection 7.0.
Operating System Version (and Service Pack Level) Remarks
Windows XP Service Pack 2 Only supported on 32 bit platform (x86) with Remote Desktop Connection 6.1 or later installed.
Windows XP Service Pack 3 Only supported on 32 bit platform (x86).

Remote Desktop Connection 6.1 is shipped with Service Pack 3.

Remote Desktop Connection 7.0 can be installed and is supported.

Note: There's no Service Pack 3 for the 64 bit platform (x64).

Microsoft does not support Remote Desktop Connection 6.1 or later on Windows XP 64 bit.
Windows Vista RTM Supported on 32 bit (x86) and 64 bit (x64) platform.
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 or later Supported on 32 bit (x86) and 64 bit (x64) platform.

Remote Desktop Connection 7.0 can be installed and is supported.
Windows 7 Supported on 32 bit (x86) and 64 bit (x64) platform.
Windows 8 and 8.1 Supported on 32 bit (x86) and 64 bit (x64) platform.
Windows 2003 Service Pack 2 Microsoft does not officially support Remote Desktop Connection 6.1 or later on Windows 2003.

Remote Desktop Connection 6.1 can be tricked to install on 32 bit (x86) Windows 2003 Service Pack 2 after setting the compatibility mode to XP (using right-click, Properties).

Please be aware that this is NOT supported by Microsoft!
Windows 2008 Supported on 32 bit (x86) and 64 bit (x64) platform.
Windows 2008 R2 Supported on 64 bit (x64) platform.
Windows 2012 and 2012R2 Supported on 64 bit (x64) platform.

Software Requirements

Royal TS requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 (Attention: Royal TS will not run with the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile!)

Windows Installer 3.1 or later is needed to install the MSI package. If your system is patched regularly, this is likely already installed on your system.

Known Issues

There's a memory leak in the WTS API (on Win Vista/Server 2008 OS and earlier) which Royal TS is using to retrieve the remote session information. Microsoft has issued a patch which can be downloaded here. Note that this patch needs to be installed on the machine running Royal TS.

Royal TS License Agreement

 

Royal TS http://www.royalts.com/ - Copyright (c) 2013 by Stefan Koell - code4ward.net e.U. - http://www.code4ward.net/

CODE4WARD.NET E.U./STEFAN KOELL IS WILLING TO LICENSE ROYAL TS (THE "SOFTWARE") TO YOU ONLY UPON THE CONDITION THAT YOU ACCEPT ALL OF THE TERMS CONTAINED IN THIS LICENSE AGREEMENT AND ANY SUPPLEMENTARY LICENSE TERMS INCLUDED HEREWITH (THIS "AGREEMENT"). READ THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY.

SHAREWARE LICENSE

You are hereby licensed to:

use the shareware version of the software with the limitation to only create and manage up to 10 connections, 10 credentials and one Royal TS document (.rtsx file) in one Royal TS application instance; make as many copies of the unregistered shareware version of this software as you wish; give exact copies of the original unregistered shareware version to anyone; and distribute the unregistered shareware version of the software in its unmodified form via electronic means. There is no charge for any of the above.

The software may be not be sold for a fee on diskette or CD-ROM, either alone or as part of a collection with other products, without prior permission of code4ward.net / Stefan Koell (with the exception of magazine cover CD-ROMs that are sold with a magazine, which require no permission).

You have the ability to register the shareware version at any time by purchasing a registration code. Visit our homepage http://www.royalts.com/ for further instruction on how to obtain a registration code.

REGISTERED COPY LICENSE

When you register the software, you will receive a personal code that will enable you to convert the shareware version to the full registered version. You agree not to distribute your registration code to others and to use it only for your own personal use of the software. Any unauthorized distribution of your registration code will result in immediate and automatic termination of your license.

One licensed copy of the software may either be used by a single person who uses the software personally on one or more computers, or installed on a single workstation used non-simultaneously by multiple people, but not both.

You may access the program through a network, provided that you have obtained individual licenses for the software covering all workstations that will access the software simultaneously through the network. For instance, if eight different workstations will access the program simultaneously on the network, each workstation must have its own license.

A site license grants you the right to install and use the software for all your employees (unlimited users - including remote workers based at the site) for a single site (single office/building/postal address).

A global license grants you the right to install and use the software for all your employees (unlimited users) for multiple sites (multiple offices/branch offices around the globe).

The software is owned by code4ward.net / Stefan Koell and is protected by copyright laws and international treaties. You must treat the software like any other copyrighted material, except that you may make copies of the shareware version of the software to give to other persons under the terms of this agreement.

Disclaimer of Warranty -- THIS SOFTWARE AND THE ACCOMPANYING FILES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES AS TO PERFORMANCE OF MERCHANTABILITY OR ANY OTHER WARRANTIES WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. NO WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE IS OFFERED.

Good data processing procedure dictates that any program be thoroughly tested with non-critical data before relying on it. The user must assume the entire risk of using the program. ANY LIABILITY OF THE SELLER WILL BE LIMITED EXCLUSIVELY TO PRODUCT REPLACEMENT OR REFUND OF PURCHASE PRICE.