Automate your desktop
Connect old and new systems and reduce repetitive tasks using UI-based automation with desktop flows—the robotic process automation (RPA) capability in Power Automate.
Automate your way
Run automation with human interaction or in the background.
Run desktop flows or respond to prompts on your Windows device.
Run desktop flows autonomously on your Windows devices or virtual machines.
Run desktop flows with human interaction or autonomously on Microsoft-hosted infrastructure that automatically scales.
Create desktop automations quickly with Power Automate for desktop, directly from your Start menu in Windows 11.
Safely automate at every level with built-in exception handling and available governance, privacy, and data loss–prevention technology.
Easily deploy and scale automation across your enterprise using Microsoft-hosted virtual machines powered by Azure.
Ramp up learning and creating with desktop flows examples in Power Automate for desktop. Understand logic and customise prebuilt examples to meet your needs.
See Power Automate in action
Explore use cases
See how to automate large-scale processes, manage data, and streamline reporting.
Access Power Automate on your desktop
If you are a Windows 10/11 user, you have access to personal desktop flows in Power Automate for desktop for free. Simply download from the Microsoft Store or launch the app from the Start menu.
What customers are saying about RPA in Power Automate
“It was too costly to create APIs for our legacy applications… and we also had to navigate a third-party website. We used Power Automate RPA bots to fill these gaps and automate the process.”
Manager of Development for BI and Master Data, Coca-Cola
Bottling Company United
What analysts are saying about RPA in Power Automate
See why Everest Group recognized Microsoft as a Leader and a Star Performer in its 2022 PEAK Matrix® Assessment of RPA products.Read the report
Learn why Microsoft was named a Leader in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Robotic Process Automation (RPA).Read the report
Data shows Microsoft Power Platform improves business outcomes
Learn how Power Platform helped organisations improve business outcomes by empowering employees to create solutions for themselves and others.
ROI over three years
net present value
Data points from the August 2022 Total Economic Impact™ commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Microsoft reflect the three-year ROI and net present value (NPV) of adopting Power Platform premium capabilities for a composite organisation.
Explore RPA resources
Boost productivity with RPA in Power Automate, built into Windows 11.
Manage RPA workloads with greater ease using the Azure Virtual Desktop integration starter kit.
Focus on important tasks by training RPA software bots to perform the repetitive ones.
Get step-by-step guidance on how to use Power Automate.
Get started with desktop flows
Automate personal desktop flows on your machine using the app, available in the Start menu.
Experience everything Power Automate offers with access to all flows, add-ons, and apps.