Microsoft Rights Management, ready for your real-world apps

Hello Developers,

It is with great pleasure that we announce the release of our Microsoft Rights management SDKs on 6 major platforms which will enable you to build your applications and support information protection for your users and customers. Please see more details below:

Microsoft Rights Management SDK 3.0 is a set of simpler, ubiquitous SDKs that are now available on multiple platforms.  The new SDK features make integration with RMS even easier than what it has been in the past.

You can directly download the SDKs from Microsoft download center.

Developer documentation with easy get-started process and sample apps for the following operating systems:

  • Google Android
  • Apple iOS
  • Mac OS X
  • Microsoft Windows Phone 8
  • Microsoft Windows 8 / RT

Microsoft Rights Management SDK 3.0 provides the following top features:

  • Integration with Azure RMS
  • Generic Protection support built into the SDK APIs
  • Provides best in class protection and consumption UI

With Microsoft Rights Management SDK 3.0, we also implement several important features including Custom File formats, better error and diagnostics and others. Take a look at our documentation here

For information on the Windows Client version, see our blog post on the RMS SDK 2.1.

Orientation, Support and Feedback

We are ready and able to help with your applications and implementation questions as well as eager to receive your feedback - Ask the RMS Info Protection Team. See the Community resources topic in our devices SDK for details. Also check out Dan’s excellent orientation video on Channel 9 – Enabling RMS Everywhere as well as our new website.


Bruce Perler on behalf of Dan Plastina