We are happy to announce that Microsoft Teams media optimizations on Azure Virtual Desktop for macOS is now Generally Available. With media optimizations, Teams on Azure Virtual Desktop now supports audio and video calling and meeting functionality by redirecting audio and video to the local macOS device.
To experience Teams media optimizations, please install Microsoft Remote Desktop client 10.7.7 from the Mac App Store and ensure that the feature is enabled on the client.
First-time installs of Microsoft Remote Desktop 10.7.7 will have Teams media optimizations enabled by default. For existing Remote Desktop macOS users updating to version 10.7.7, you will need to enable Teams redirection by navigating to Microsoft Remote Desktop Preferences > General, enabling Teams optimizations and restarting the client.
Setup Teams on Azure Virtual Desktop
New to the service? Refer to the Teams on Azure Virtual Desktop documentation on how to setup Microsoft Teams.
Teams optimizations for macOS is also available on Windows 365. To learn more, visit: https://aka.ms/W365TeamsMediaOptimizatonsMacOS.