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Go from tedious to automated—with a single RPA solution

Free your team from mundane, time-consuming, repetitive tasks so they can focus on higher-value work with desktop flows, the robotic process automation (RPA) capability in Power Automate.

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Go from tedious to automated—with a single RPA solution

Free your team from mundane, time-consuming, repetitive tasks so they can focus on higher-value work with desktop flows, the robotic process automation (RPA) capability in Power Automate.

Try free

RPA in Power Automate Desktop is now available for Windows 10 users

Windows 10 users can streamline productivity and easily automate work with low-code personal automation using RPA in Power Automate Desktop at no additional cost.

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Why robotic process automation?

Focus on more important tasks by training robotic process automation (RPA) software bots to perform the tedious, repetitive, manual ones.

Save time and add scalability with Power Automate RPA

Ease of use

Create automated workflows with step-by-step guidance and an intuitive, no-code interface anyone can use, regardless of their technical expertise.

Rapid implementation

Roll out scalable changes quickly while meeting all IT security requirements—Power Automate has Microsoft security technology built in.

Unlimited possibilities

Connect with other Microsoft products, link new and legacy systems, and take advantage of partner connectors—or create your own

Attended or unattended RPA—it’s your choice

Attended RPA

Focus on more high-value work by automating boring, repetitive tasks like front-office activities. With attended RPA, humans initiate tasks or respond to specific prompts—like providing a yes/no response.

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Unattended RPA

Let software bots handle the tedious, menial work for you by recording and playing back actions—without the need for anyone to be at their computer. With unattended RPA everything is fully automated, so you’re able to schedule and trigger events which accelerates end-to-end automation of high-volume tasks.

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Create RPA solutions with desktop flows

Easily apply automation across your organization using desktop flows in Power Automate. Get started quickly using low-code design environments and recorders that are simple enough for everyone to use—even without coding experience.

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Introducing process advisor
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Empower everyone to analyze processes, understand bottlenecks, and gain insights across teams to create time-saving automations—all through a guided experience with this new process mining capability in Power Automate.

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Analyst reports

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Gartner recognizes Microsoft as a Visionary for RPA

Learn why Gartner has recognized Microsoft as a Visionary in the 2020 Magic Quadrant for Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Software. Microsoft Power Automate is a new entrant in the Magic Quadrant and is positioned furthest for completeness of vision.1

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Predicts 2021: Accelerate Results Beyond RPA to Hyperautomation

Learn how to automate business processes with technologies that include robotic process automation (RPA) to meet changing business demands.

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Learn more about Power Automate Desktop—a new, on-premises, robotic process automation tool.

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