Getting started guide

AppStream 2.0

Easily get started streaming your desktop applications to your users. In this guide, you'll install and configure two applications on AppStream 2.0, perform foundational administrative tasks, and provision an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) using a provided AWS Cloud​Formation template. 

ISV WorkShops

Follow the AppStream 2.0 ISV project series that provides step by step guidance for using AppStream 2.0 to build online-trials and software as a service solutions for your desktop applications without rewriting them.

To get started, see AppStream 2.0 ISV Workshops.

Windows Client

Amazon AppStream 2.0 allows you to access your desktop applications from HTML5-capable browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Edge. No plug-ins are needed.

You can download the Windows Client to use dual monitors and USB peripherals such as 3D mice with your applications on AppStream 2.0. The Windows Client also supports keyboard shortcuts, such as Alt + Tab, clipboard shortcuts, and function keys.


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Webinars, summits, & more

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Visit AWS Artifact to view AppStream 2.0's Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) report, which covers the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 and the revised 508 Standards for IT accessibility. AWS Artifact is a no-cost, self-service portal for on-demand access to AWS compliance reports.

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