What’s new? Performance and supportability!  Citrix Receiver for Mac 11.8 released today on http://receiver.citrix.com/.  It’s our standard for self-service access to Windows apps and desktops with Citrix XenApp or XenDesktop as well as Web and SaaS applications with Citrix XenMobile (formally known as CloudGateway).  The update supports the latest versions of these products including XenDesktop 7 and XenApp 6.5 FP2.

Users can access apps through stores managed by StoreFront, XenMobile App Controller, VDI in a box, or legacy web pages managed by Web Interface.

Receiver for Mac 11.8What’s new?

XenDesktop 7  support – The update  is a great complement to the new features support by XenDesktop 7 including support for IPv6 connections and the new media services.

Desktop restart – If they stall, users can restart virtual desktops . You configure this feature in XenDesktop and it requires StoreFront 2.0.

H.264 decoding – Delivers better performance of rich and professional graphics applications on WAN networks and in public clouds particularly when used with XenDesktop 7.

HDX Insight support – NetScaler Insight Center provides a 360-degree view deep into the network traffic for virtual desktop traffic with HDX Insight and web applications with Web Insight. Allows XenDesktop administrators to check performance metrics related to the health of this component.

Windows shortcuts – Windows shortcuts are built into the Keyboard menu so users can easily send them to remote desktops and applications.

What’s changed?

ShareFile integration – We have improved ease of use by removing the ShareFile docs tab. ShareFile is now provided by a separate ShareFile Sync for Mac client which provides a more native and feature rich users experiences.

Download today and share your experiences.

Dave Coleman
Director of Product Management