Introducing Amazon AppStream 2.0: Stream desktop applications from AWS

Posted on: Dec 1, 2016

Amazon AppStream 2.0 is now generally available. AppStream 2.0 is a fully managed, secure application streaming service that allows you to stream desktop applications from AWS to any device, without rewriting them. AppStream 2.0 provides users with instant-on access to the applications they need, and a responsive, fluid user experience running in an HTML5 web browser.

AppStream 2.0 is the next generation application streaming service from AWS. With AppStream 2.0, you can run your desktop applications on any device. Applications are streamed to an HTML5 browser, and users can access them instantly from anywhere. Applications and data remain securely on AWS – only encrypted pixels are streamed over HTTPS to end users. You only need to maintain a single version of your apps, which makes application management easier, and ensures that your users always access the latest versions of their apps. AppStream 2.0 offers pay-as-you-go pricing, with no upfront investment and no infrastructure to maintain. You can scale instantly and globally, ensuring that your users always have the best possible experience.

AppStream 2.0 offers a Free Tier for getting started, which includes up to 80 hours of admin usage over two months. To try applications already installed on AppStream 2.0 for free, see the Try It Now page.

AppStream 2.0 is available today in US East (N. Virginia), US West (Oregon), EU (Ireland), and Asia Pacific (Tokyo) AWS Regions. To learn more, please visit the Amazon AppStream 2.0 website.