AppStream 2.0 Client Release Notes - Amazon AppStream 2.0

AppStream 2.0 Client Release Notes

The AppStream 2.0 client is a native application that is designed for users who require additional functionality during their AppStream 2.0 streaming sessions. The following table describes the latest updates that are available in released versions of the AppStream 2.0 client.

For more information about the client, see Provide Access Through the AppStream 2.0 Client for Windows.

Client version Release date Changes
1.1.294 04-26-2021
  • Resolves an issue with SAML 2.0 authentication

  • Resolves a client stability issue with Windows 7

  • Resolves an issue with folder sharing on client reconnection

1.1.285 03-08-2021
  • Includes fixes that improve compatibility with antivirus software

1.1.257 12-28-2020
  • Adds support for real-time audio-video (AV)

  • Adds support for using a smart card for Windows sign in to Active Directory-joined streaming instances and in-session authentication for streaming applications

  • Resolves an issue that causes Microsoft Excel sheets to lose focus during streaming sessions

1.1.195 08-18-2020
  • Improves the experience of sharing local drives and folders that belong to cloud-based persistent storage solutions such as OneDrive when file redirection is used during streaming sessions

  • Upgrades the embedded Chromium browser to version 81

  • Resolves AS2TrustedDomain DNS TXT record lookup failures for domains specified in the AS2TrustedDomains list. These failures may occur with some URI schemes. For more information, see Create the AS2TrustedDomains DNS TXT Record to Enable Your Domain for the AppStream 2.0 Client Without Registry Changes

  • Resolves an intermittent issue that causes the client to stop functioning when audio is enabled

1.1.179 07-08-2020
  • Adds support for local printer redirection

  • Resolves an issue with concurrent HTTP connections that prevents streaming with some proxy settings

  • Resolves an issue that causes file downloads for files greater than a few gigabytes to stop, and then fail

  • Resolves an issue that causes subsequent connection attempts to AppStream 2.0 to fail if users sign in and connect to AppStream 2.0 over SAML, disconnect from the session without closing the AppStream 2.0 client, and then try to start a new AppStream 2.0 streaming session

1.1.160 04-28-2020
  • Resolves an issue that prevents the application catalog page from opening on a Windows PC that has .NET Framework version 4.7.1 or earlier installed

  • Resolves an intermittent issue that causes the client to stop responding when users close the client application

1.1.156 04-22-2020
  • Adds support for defining trusted subdomains for user connections in a DNS TXT record

  • Adds support for on-demand diagnostic log and minidump uploads

  • Adds support for displaying custom branding for users who stream in native application mode


Users who have this version of the AppStream 2.0 client installed must have .NET Framework version 4.7.2 or later installed on the same PC. For a list of the .NET Framework versions available for download, see Download .NET Framework.

1.1.137 03-08-2020
  • Reverts the updates in version 1.1.136

1.1.136 03-05-2020
  • Adds support for defining trusted subdomains for user connections in a DNS TXT record

1.1.129 02-28-2020
  • Adds support for native application mode

  • Improves the user interface for the DCV Printer experience

  • Resolves an issue with using Surface Pro Pen with streaming applications

  • Resolves an issue with downloading files with file names that have international characters

1.0.525 12-12-2019
  • Resolves a DPI issue that causes the mouse cursor to point to the wrong location when a user clicks on an application during a streaming session

1.0.511 10-16-2019
  • Adds support for up to 4 monitors with a maximum display resolution of 2560x1600 pixels per monitor

  • Adds support for up to 2 monitors with a maximum display resolution of 4096x2160 pixels per monitor on the Graphics Design and Graphics Pro instance types

  • Adds support for seamless user connections to streaming sessions that were started using custom uniform resource identifier (URI) redirects

  • Adds support for adding trusted domains for start URLs

1.0.499 09-26-2019
  • Resolves an issue with client-side hardware rendering

  • Resolves an issue with the client not working correctly when Bluetooth headsets are connected to the local computer

1.0.480 08-20-2019
  • Adds support for AppStream 2.0 file system redirection

1.0.467 07-29-2019
  • Includes fixes and enhancements to ensure compatibility with updates made to AppStream 2.0 portal endpoints

1.0.407 05-16-2019
  • Adds support for configuring the amount of time that users can be idle (inactive) before they are disconnected from their streaming session. For more information, see "Create a Fleet" in Create an AppStream 2.0 Fleet and Stack.

  • Resolves an issue with the “session alert” window appearing when a SAML 2.0 session has expired

  • Includes bug fixes for printing a document to a print server

1.0.375 03-07-2019
  • Adds touch screen support on Windows PCs

  • Adds support for automatically connecting USB devices when a new streaming session starts

  • Adds support for running session scripts

  • Adds support for delivering virtualized applications using the AppStream 2.0 dynamic application framework APIs

1.0.320 01-19-2019
  • Adds multi monitor support for Graphics Design instances

  • Adds support for client display scaling factors greater than 100 percent

  • Adds support for AppStream 2.0 regional settings

  • Adds support for the AppStream 2.0 user pool

  • Adds support for honoring client-side proxy settings

1.0.247 11-20-2018 Initial release