16.4.2019: NICE DCV Introduces MacOS Native Client

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The DCV 2017.4 release from April 16, 2019 introduces the following features:

  • New native client for MacOS devices
  • Hardware decoding support for Windows client

NICE DCV is a remote visualization protocol that enables users to securely access remote desktop or application sessions, including 3D graphics applications hosted on servers with high-performance GPUs.

NICE DCV offers end users a wide range of client devices, including an HTML5 client for web browser access, and native clients for Windows, Linux, and Mac operating systems. Native clients support up to 4 monitors at 4K resolution each and the Windows client also supports USB redirection for 3D mice and USB storage devices. In addition, NICE DCV helps customers with remote Linux desktops reduce session costs by supporting multiple Linux sessions from a single high performance server.

You can use NICE DCV for free on Amazon EC2 instances. Amazon Appstream 2.0 and AWS RoboMaker leverage NICE DCV for their high-end Remote 3D experience.

For more information, see the DCV 2017.4 release notes or see step-by-step instructions to download and get started with DCV.

(Based on the article at https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/04/nice-dcv-now-supports-macos-native-clients/)