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Amazon AppStream
Developer Guide

This documentation is for an older version of Amazon AppStream. For information about the latest version, see the Amazon AppStream 2.0 Developer Guide.

How Does Amazon AppStream Work?

Amazon AppStream provides a framework for you to host an application on AWS infrastructure and stream the input and output of the application to clients running on consumer devices such as PCs, mobile phones, and tablets.

In building your product, you provide the logic for the application, the client, and user authentication and authorization. This gives you the flexibility to create an end-to-end solution specifically tailored to your business and customer requirements.

The following topics describe the components that make up Amazon AppStream and explains how they work together to provide a high-definition, responsive experience for your users.