Many times, you might need a custom Desktop Resolution for the Remote Desktop. In this article, you will learn about: How to change Remote Desktop Resolution?
How to change Remote Desktop Resolution in Windows?
If you are having a Windows Operating system (7,10, etc), you already have a Remote Desktop Connection application installed on the system.
1. Get started by searching “Remote Desktop Connection” or “mstsc” in the search box.
2. Click on “Show Options” → “Display“
3. Taking the help of the slider in “Display configuration“, you can set the custom resolution of the Remote Desktop.
How to change Remote Desktop Resolution in macOS?
1. Download the “Microsoft Remote Desktop” client from the Mac App Store.
2. Now open the “Microsoft Remote Desktop” application and click on “PCs“, next click on “+” → Add PC.
3. Navigate to “Display” option.
4. Deselect “Use all monitors” to set the custom screen resolution for Remote Desktop.
5. Now, click on “Default for this display” and select custom resolution settings from dropdown for Remote Desktop.
How to change Remote Desktop Resolution in Android?
1. Open “Remote Desktop” application by Microsoft Corporation.
2. Click on “•••” → Click on “Edit“
3. Navigate to “Display” → Click on “Customize display resolution“.
4. “TURN ON” the option to access the configuration area.
5. Click on “Custom” → Under “Resolution” Click on “1660×768” → Select required Resolution from the dropdown → “SAVE”.
How to change Remote Desktop Resolution in Linux?
You need to install one supported application to access the Windows VPS using RDP from Linux. In this case, we are using “rdesktop” to access the Windows VPS.
You can read this article for installtion of “rdesktop” : How to Connect to Windows VPS using RDP from Linux?
You can use following -g argument with rdesktop command to open Remote Desktop in perticular resolution.
So, the syntax will be:
# rdesktop -g <resolution size> <VPS/Server Hostname or IP Address>
Example : # rdesktop -g 1280×1024 22.214.171.124