Thinfinity® Remote Desktop
Server (formerly ThinRDP)

Convert your web browser into an HTML5 RDP Client

With Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server any Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Android and iOS user can remote into Windows Desktops or work with single Windows Applications. It works with all major browsers and it's faster than ever!

Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server provides a full Remote Desktop experience: listening to the sound that plays on the remote machine in real-time, mapping remote drives to easily exchange files and even printing from the remote host to the local device.

Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server is 20% faster than its previous version and now includes new attributes and features: support for Microsoft® RemoteFX™; Remote Desktop session recording; multi-touch input; and many more you will find listed in the features section.

Thinfinity®Remote Desktop Server Highlights:

Cross-browser and Cross-OS

Thanks to Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server cross-browser, cross-platform capability, you can now access any application or desktop from anywhere in the world, using the device of your preference. Remote into any Windows Desktop or work with single Windows Applications through your favorite browser.
Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server supports Internet Explorer 9, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, and other HTML5-based web browsers.

Chromebook, Android and iOS ready

Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server can be used from any PC and almost any device. Users can take their Chromebook, Android tablet, iPad, iPhone and other smartphones to connect to their remote computers from anywhere and have access to all their programs, documents, files, and network resources as if they were in front of the host PC.
All you need is an HTML5 compatible browser.

Access RDS/VDI/App-V platforms

Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server grants access to applications and desktops running on Remote Desktop Services (Windows Terminal Services). With Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server you can even remote into RDS / VDI platforms, such as session-based applications or virtual desktops.

Multi-touch input redirection

Send the input of up to ten simultaneous fingers to be interpreted in the remote OS.

Zero client setup

Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server is a pure-web solution and does not require Flash, Java, ActiveX, Silverlight or any other setup on the end-user side.

Session Recording

Record Remote Desktop sessions and play them from within the Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server web interface.

Secure entry point to LAN desktops

Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server enables secure, high-performance HTML5-based Remote Desktop Access to any PC on the local area network, through a single published IP address, using http(s) and WebSockets protocols.

Microsoft® RemoteFX Support

Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server enables the enhanced visual experience or the Windows desktop with the use of the RemoteFX decoder.

Single-Sign-On (SSO) Support

Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server permits the user to log in once and gain access to all systems without being prompted to log in again at each of them.

Embed Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server on your Web

Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server features an easy-to-use JavaScript SDK library that allows you to embed Windows Applications and Desktops to your own websites and applications.

Besides the Desktop and Application Publishing capabilites, Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server provides all many features to enable the integration with your own environment. Read the For Developers section, and find out more about it.

Active Directory integration

Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server credentials can be integrated with an existing Active Directory. You can also define sets of accesses to desktops and Windows applications and assign to the Active Directory permissions, creating profiles that will fit to every end-user need.

Load Balancing capabilities

Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server supports three different Load Balancing architectures so that your environment can achieve optimal resource utilization, avoid overload and allow the system to operate properly in the event of failure of some of its components. Download the Load Balancing White Paper and get to know more about it.

Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server's main features:

  • Windows TS: Enables access to applications and desktops running on Windows Terminal Services.
  • Virtual Desktops: Allows users to remotely connect to RDS/VDI platforms (i.e. virtual desktops or applications).
  • Performance: Delivers the best available performance of all RDP HTML5 Web clients.
  • Active Directory: Allows you to integrate your Active Directory with the Thinfinity® Remote Desktop authentication system
  • Remote Audio: Users of Chrome and Firefox browsers can listen to the sound playing on the remote machine in real-time.
  • File transfer: Users can map remote drives to easily exchange files between the remote machine and their portable device.
  • Remote printing: Users can print from the remote host to the local device.
  • SDK: Allows companies to publish their Windows applications to the Web.
  • Acess Profiles: Enables Access Profiles Management.
  • User interface: The redesigned Start page allows users to quickly assign pre-designed icons to remote computers and/or applications, making Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server more intuitive to use. The connection toolbar simplifies navigation to the remote machine.
  • Touch-Keyboard: Touchscreen users can use familiar finger gestures to easily page through presentations, quickly scroll through documents, and complete standard navigation tasks.
  • Analytics: Assigned users can view historical data regarding Logins, Sessions and Connections established within Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server in a period of time.
  • Secure access: Provides secure access through just one public IP address and port.
  • SSL VPN's: Supports all industry-standard SSL VPNs, including Cisco and Juniper.
  • High performance Server: Driven by a high-performance, firewall-friendly, HTTP/WebSockets server.
  • Load Balancer: RDP connections can be evenly distributed across multiple Connection Servers. This Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server architecture provides performance for overloaded systems and increases the system reliability through redundancy.
  • Cross-browser client: Works with any HTML5-compliant Web browser and intelligently delivers cross-browser support by automatically switching to HTTPS for Android native browsers, Microsoft IE9, and any other browsers that don’t use WebSockets.
  • Single-Sign-On (SSO):Integrate Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server with other apps by setting a Single-Sign-On (SSO) scheme
  • Cross-plataform and Cross-Device client: Supports PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Chromebook, and Android devices.
  • Linux: Linux machines can be accessed remotely through the use of XRDP Servers.
  • Android:Full Screen for Android.
  • 32/64 Windows editions: Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server can be deployed in all 32-bit/64-bit editions of Windows XP and newer.
  • Languages: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Japanese and Chinese versions.

    Do you want your language to be supported? Contact us.

There's a Thinfinity® Remote Desktop edition for you.
Take a look at the comparison table for Thinfinity® Remote Desktop editions.

What's new

Thinfinity® Remote Desktop delivers dramatic improvements in productivity, technology and user experience innovations. This new product offers a seamless, over 20% faster performance than its two predecessors, ThinRDP and ThinVNC.

Among other exciting new features and improvements, Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server now provides support for Microsoft® RemoteFX™, enabling a fast and enhanced visual experience of the Windows desktop. It also offers multi-touch input redirection, which allows users to send the input of up to ten simultaneous fingers to be interpreted in the remote OS.

Also new in this release, is the possibility to record remote desktop sessions for later playback from within the Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server web interface.

Now, every configured connection can have its own URL, allowing for the creation of shortcuts for rapid and simplified end-user’s access to remote desktops and apps.

New features and enhancements:
  • Over 20% faster than previous versions (ThinRDP / ThinVNC).
  • Support for Microsoft® RemoteFX™, enabling fast, enhanced visual experience of the Windows desktop.
  • Multi-touch input redirection. Send the input of up to ten simultaneous fingers to be interpreted in the remote OS.
  • Record Remote Desktop (RDP) sessions and play them back from within the Thinfinity® Remote Desktop web interface.
  • Create shortcuts to any configured connection.
  • Integrate the Thinfinity® Remote Desktop authentication with the RADIUS system.
  • Populate Microsoft RD Web Access links.
  • Store Analytics data in MS-SQL database.

Architecture

General description:

The architecture for a Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server deployment is composed of:

  • a Server Machine running Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server
  • Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Web Client
    (which loads on an HTML5 browser)

Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server is a secure, high-performance HTTP / WebSockets server, which serves the web pages needed to run the Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Web Client on the web browser.

When the end-user accesses the Thinfinity® Remote Desktop main page and enters the appropriate connection parameters, the Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Web Client communicates with the server, using Ajax and WebSockets (if available) to start the connection to the remote-end.

Once the connection is established, the server will receive RDP commands, optimize them for the web, and send the resulting data stream to the Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Web Client.

Load Balancing Architectures for Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server:

Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server can be configured in three different load balancing architectures:

  • Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server Load Balancer only
  • Round-Robin DNS only
  • Round-Robin DNS + Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server Load Balancer

Download the Load Balancing White Paper to learn more about the Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server Distributed capabilities.

Scenarios for Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server:

 

Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Editions

There are two Thinfinity® Remote Desktop editions: Server and Workstation.

Both editions take advantage of the HTML5 Web browser technology to deliver high-performance RDP access, using only web standards like Ajax, WebSockets and JSON.

The Workstation edition offers a plain web-based RDP client ideal for virtualization scenarios and remote acecss to single PCs. It also features a second remote access option, VNC-like, for screen sharing. The Workstation edition is ideal for remote assistance and training: its Presentation Tool permits to organize remote meetings with up to 16 atendees..

The Server is a more appropriate solution for Terminal Server environments, large deployments requiring profile management and to publish applications, granting access to a single app instead of sharing the whole desktop.

Besides, the Server Edition of Thinfinity® Remote Desktop includes an SDK library that allows you to publish Windows applications and desktops to the web. This SDK library makes possible the smooth integration of your own Website or application with other existing Windows applications.

Choose one of them or take both -for different use cases!

Check out the main differences in the table below:

 

Differences

Server Edition

Workstation Edition

Web RDP Client, HTML5-Based    
Screen Sharing, VNC-like    
Remote Audio Support    
File Transfer    
Remote Printing    
RemoteFX decoder    
Session Recording    
Presentation Tool    
Remote Drive Mapping    
Access RDS/VDI/App-V platforms    
Single setup to access all LAN PC's    
Support for Virtual Paths    
App Publishing    
SDK Enhancements & APP Integration    
Access Profile Management    
Logs Usage and Statistics    
Load Balancer    
Active Directory Integration    
HTTP/s protocol and SSL Encryption    
Digest/NTLM Authentication    
RADIUS Authentication  
Single-Sign-On (SSO) Support  
Citrix Ready    
Windows Vista / Windows 7 UAC Support  
Support to other languages  
Compatible with XRDP Server    
HTML5 Web Client for Mobile    
License Type Per Concurrent User Per Seat

The Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Workstation edition can be used for personal or commercial use at no charge. In case of comercial use, each company can register one (1) seat license per domain. Ask for a FREE Thinfinity® Remote Desktop license for the Workstation Edition.

If you have any questions about this chart or need any additional information to compare both Thinfinity® Remote Desktop solutions, please try our Live Help Chat or contact us at support@cybelesoft.com.

Requirements

With Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server any Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Android and iOS user can remote into Windows Desktops or work with single Windows Applications.

Web Client

  • OS independent
  • HTML5-compliant Web Browser
    - Internet Explorer 9.0, 10.0
    - Firefox 17+
    - Chrome 22+
    - Safari 6.0.1+
    - iOS 5.1.1+
    - Android 2.3, 4.0+

Server Machine

  • Windows XP 32-bit / Windows XP 64-bit
  • Windows Vista 32-bit / Windows Vista 64-bit
  • Windows 7 32-bit / Windows 7 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2003 32-bit / Windows Server 2003 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2008 32-bit / Windows Server 2008 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2012

Live Demo

Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server can be embbeded into any web page, allowing the integration of any Internet/Intranet website or application with any legacy windows application.

The published windows application will be available to any device with a modern web browser, PC, MAC, Chromebooks, iPad, iPhone, Android devices, etc.

As a simple demonstration, you can access our demo website where you'll be able to access a virtual desktop.

For developers

There are many ways of integrating Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server with your current environment. Find below some of the features designed to help with this task:

SDK

The Server Edition of Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server includes an SDK library that allows you to publish Windows applications and desktops to the web. Through this SDK library you will be able to integrate your own Website or application with an existing Windows application.

The integration is made via a JavaScript library. Take a look on our live demo page, to see an example.
For further reference about Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server, read the Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server SDK help section.

External Authentication

Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server incorporates a mechanism to validate users in a corporate environment so that the user will not need to authenticate every time he enters Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server.
The previous coorporate authentication method (Active Directory or any other) can be seamlessly and securely integrated to Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server.
Learn more on the Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server Guide External authentication page.

Customizing the Web Interface

Both, the Server and the Workstation Edition of Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server have a simple Web interface which can be customized and tailored to your match you branding scheme. Read more about the customization options in the suitable edition help file, at the documentation section.

Web Services API

The Web Services API is intended to allow external applications to access and manipulate some of Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server data and settings.
Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server has two different Web Services modules available:

Access Profiles Web Service

The Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server Access Profiles integration enables external applications to:

  • Retrieve any information about the configured profiles at Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server
  • Create new profiles
  • Delete existing profiles
  • Modify any information of an existing profile
The Web Service Transaction Manager enables you to execute a series of operations as a single unit of work.
The Transaction Manager will guarantee that either the series of operations will be executed all together, or no one will be executed.

Analytics Web Service

The Analytics Web Service allows external applications to access historical data regarding Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server logins, sessions, connections and used browsers.


Thinfinity® Remote Desktop Server

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