Azure Information Protection client for Windows

Applies to: Active Directory Rights Management Services, Azure Information Protection, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 with SP1, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2*

Instructions for: Azure Information Protection client for Windows

The Azure Information Protection client (classic) is the original downloadable client for organizations that use Azure Information Protection to classify and protect documents and emails, or use a Rights Management service to protect their data. This client also has a viewer for organizations that don’t have their own information protection infrastructure but want to consume content that has been protected by other organizations that use a Rights Management service from Microsoft.

Note

This client, also known as the classic client, is being replaced by the Azure Information Protection unified labeling client. If you're not sure which client to use, see Choose which labeling client to use for Windows computers.

Use the following resources for the classic client:

Tip

There's also an Azure Information Protection app for iOS and Android. For more information, see FAQs for Azure Information Protection app for iOS and Android

For Mac computers: Use the RMS sharing app and read the FAQ for Rights Management Sharing Application for Mobile and Mac Platforms.

Install instructions