Microsoft has released its own RDP Client for Mac OS X, which looks (and
feels) pretty much the same as its Windows XP counterpart.
Given that it is (I believe) the first official RDP implementation for a
Unix platform, I thought this might be of general interest (especially
since it seems to be a rather low-key announcement, at least as yet).
I've been trying it out, and, even though I can tell right away it will
be extremely useful to "normal" users (it seems speedy enough in 16bpp
and supports sound), I will keep using rdesktop for the following
1) The ability to specify port numbers (I use RDP over ssh a lot)
2) CLI integration (I can start a couple of sessions and their
associated SSH tunnels, plus specify window layout, all using a shell
3) Keymaps (I need AltGr working properly)
4) Tweakability (aka Use The Source, Luke)
I think a native Mac OS X port will be able to improve on this (and in a
number of other aspects such as screen scaling, capture, etc.), and hope
people don't get discouraged.
Download page is here: http://www.microsoft.com/mac/DOWNLOAD/MISC/RDC.asp