Azure Information Protection classic client for Windows

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

Relevant for: Azure Information Protection classic client for Windows. For the unified labeling client, see the unified labeling client admin guide and user guide.

Note

To provide a unified and streamlined customer experience, Azure Information Protection classic client and Label Management in the Azure Portal are being deprecated as of March 31, 2021. This time-frame allows all current Azure Information Protection customers to transition to our unified labeling solution using the Microsoft Information Protection Unified Labeling platform. Learn more in the official deprecation notice.

The Azure Information Protection classic client 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.

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