Learn how to stream desktop applications. This guide walks though how to import, configure, and publish your first applications for streaming.  


Vist the Desktop and Application Streaming Blog to learn about unique use cases, review best practices, see how customers are using our services, dive deep on technical topics, and get started with new feature launches. You can also browse the following posts written by our friends in other AWS Blog Categories:



Move your virtualized desktop apps to the cloud with AppStream 2.0

Move Your Virtualized Desktop Apps to the Cloud with Amazon AppStream 2.0

re:Invent 2017 - Las Vegas - 11/30/17

End User Computing on AWS with WorkSpaces and AppStream 2.0

End-User Computing on AWS with Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0

re:Invent 2017 - Las Vegas - 11/30/17

Rethink you graphics workstation

Rethink Your Graphics Workstation Strategy with Amazon AppStream 2.0

re:Invent 207- Las Vegas - 11/30/17

Building on-demand classrooms and labs using WorkSpaces and AppStream 2.0

Building On-Demand Classrooms and Labs Using Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0

re:Invent 2017 - Las Vegas - 11/30/17

Optimizing Design and Engineering Performance in the Cloud for Manufacturing

Optimizing Design and Engineering Performance in the Cloud for Manufacturing

re:Invent 2017 - Las Vegas - 11/30/17

The American Heart Association and How to Build a Secure and Collaborative Precision Medicine Platform on AWS

The American Heart Association and How to Build a Secure and Collaborative Precision Medicine Platform on AWS

re:Invent 2017 - Las Vegas - 11/30/17


Vanguard and AppStream 2.0
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Learn how Vanguard built a secure sandbox system with AppStream 2.0 and AWS

5/8/18

On the next This Is My Architecture, Yoni from Vanguard explains how they built a secure sandbox system that allows internal users to experiment with AWS in a safe, isolated environment. You'll see how they used AppStream 2.0 to provide jumpbox-like functionality from the browser, Lambda to automate operations, IAM plus Active Directory to control access to AWS services, and a layer 7 firewall plus AWS features like VPC peering for connectivity and network security.
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Amazon AppStream 2.0 Graphics Design, a New, Lower Cost Instance Type for Streaming Graphics Apps

9/6/17

Amazon AppStream 2.0 is introducing a new GPU instance type, called Graphics Design. This new Graphics Design instance type allows you to run graphics applications at a fraction of the cost of using graphics workstations and reduces the cost of streaming graphics applications with AppStream 2.0 by up to 50%.
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Amazon AppStream 2.0 Supports Microsoft Active Directory Domains

7/24/17

AppStream 2 is a fully managed secure application streaming service that allows you to stream desktop applications from AWS to any supported web browser. AWS has added the ability to join your image builders and fleets to your Microsoft Active Directory domains. This allows your streaming applications to access objects and resources in your AD domain, and provides your end-users single sign-on to your domain joined applications.
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Securely Deliver Your Desktop Apps to a Web Browser using Amazon AppStream 2.0

6/14/17

Securely Deliver Your Desktop Apps to a Web Browser using Amazon AppStream 2.0

Developer Guide

Helps you get started using Amazon AppStream 2.0.  

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API Reference Guide

Describes the API operations for Amazon AppStream 2.0

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In the AWS Discussion Forum, you can ask questions and get answers from the developer community. 


Try Amazon AppStream 2.0 with no set up required. You can try sample applications for business, design, engineering, and software development, for up to 30 minutes. You can upload and open your own files, save your work, and print.

To access the Try It Now experience, you'll need to log in with your AWS account. Once you've logged in, simply pick an application and get started.