Apple today released a pair of updates for its Apple Remote Desktop software package, updating both its admin and client applications to version 3.3.2.

This update improves the overall stability and performance of Apple Remote Desktop in addition to delivering the specific improvements listed below.

Setup
* Improved handling of IP address and port changes for clients accessed behind a Network Address Translation (NAT) system
* Upgrading to Apple Remote Desktop 3.3 will no longer reset non-administrator access privileges
* Improved reliability when authenticating new client computers

Software Distribution
* Improved reporting of results of failed package installations

Asset Management
* MacBook Air MAC address is now correctly reported
* Improved reliability of reporting systems configured with AirPort
* Correctly reports system version for systems that have been promoted from Mac OS X to Mac OS X Server

Remote Assistance
* Improved mouse cursor tracking when controlling remote systems
* Improved reliability when controlling remote clients that have a 1366-by-768 resolution
* Improved performance when clients are being controlled by RealVNC viewers
* Improved reliability when controlling systems that have dual graphics processors
* Improved support when controlling systems running third-party VNC servers
* Improved reliability for drag-and-drop file copy
* Improved reliability when controlling client computers that have two displays
* Improved reliability when controlling remote systems in scale mode with certain resolutions
* Menu Extra now correctly shows status when being observed by a VNC viewer

- Apple Remote Desktop 3.3.2 Admin (51.4 MB, Requires Mac OS X 10.4.11 or 10.5.7 or later)
- Apple Remote Desktop 3.3.2 Client (4.2 MB, Requires Mac OS X 10.4.11 or 10.5.7 or later)

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