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VMWare Horizon Client delivers virtual or hosted desktops and applications through a single VDI platform. Provide end users access to all of their virtual desktops, applications, and online services through a single workspace in a few simple clicks.
Delivers Desktops and Applications through a Single Platform
Transform static desktops into secure, virtual workspaces that can be delivered on demand. Provision virtual or remoted desktops and applications through a single VDI platform to streamline management and easily entitle end users.
Supports a Rich, Adaptive User Experience
Provide a consistently great end user experience for knowledge workers, mobile workers and even 3D developers across devices, locations, media and connections.
Secures Data and Simplifies Compliance
Consolidate control, delivery and protection of user compute resources with end-to-end management and automation. Leverage virtual networking to simply and dynamically set security policies across groups of end users.
Dramatically Improves ROI
Dynamically allocate resources with virtual storage, virtual compute and virtual networking to simplify management and drive down costs. Reduce day to day operations costs with a single platform that allows you to extend virtualization from the data center to your devices.
Note: Now requires OS X 10.9 or later.
Support for Blast Extreme Adaptive Transport (BEAT)
- With the VMware Blast display protocol, Horizon Client for Mac uses TCP networking when it connects to a server or BEAT if the agent and Blast Secure Gateway (if enabled) support BEAT connectivity. You can select network condition options to use only TCP networking or BEAT networking.
Hide security information for enhanced security
- A Horizon 7 version 7.1 administrator can configure global settings to hide security information in Horizon Client for Mac, including server URL information and the Domain drop-down menu. To authenticate when the Domain drop-down menu is hidden in Horizon Client, you must provide domain information by entering your user name in the format domainusername or username@domain in the User name text box.
Restart a remote desktop
- You can restart a remote desktop from Horizon Client for Mac. Restarting a remote desktop is the equivalent of the Windows operating system restart command.
Touch Bar integration
- If your Mac has a Touch Bar, you can use the Touch Bar to interact with Horizon Client for Mac.
Touch ID biometric authentication
- If you have a Mac model that supports Touch ID, you can use Touch ID for user authentication in Horizon Client for Mac. A Horizon administrator must enable biometric authentication in Connection Server to use this feature. For information, see the View Administration document.
Upgrade Horizon Client online
- You can configure Horizon Client to check for and install updates automatically each time it starts. You can also check for and install updates manually.
URL Content Redirection feature enhancements and official support
- Previously, only agent-to-client URL content redirection was supported and the URL Content Redirection feature was Tech Preview in Horizon Client for Mac. Now, both agent-to-client and client-to-agent URL content redirection are supported and the URL Content Redirection feature is officially supported in Horizon Client for Mac.
OpenSSL 1.0.2k support
- The OpenSSL library is updated to version openssl-1.0.2k.
- OS X 10.9 or later