Release: VMware Horizon View 5.3

VMware Horizon View 5.3 went GA last night and is now available to download.

The new features and functions included in Horizon View 5.3 and Feature Pack 1 for Horzion View 5.3 are:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Desktop Operating System Support
  • Windows 8.1 Desktop Operating System Support
  • VMware Horizon Mirage Support
  • VMware Virtual SAN Datastore Support (Tech Preview)
  • View Connection Server Memory Recommendation Messages if Connection server has less than 10GB RAM
  • vDGA Support
  • Linked-Clone Desktop Pool Storage Overcommit Feature Enhancements
  • View Persona Management Supportability Improvements
  • Support to Grant Domain Administrators Access to Redirected Folders in View Persona Management
  • Public availability of the VMware Horizon View Agent Direct-Connection Plug-in
  • View Composer Array Integration (VCAI) Support
  • Higher amount of Blast Secure Gateway Maximum Connections
  • Windows 7 Multimedia Redirection
  • Flash URL Redirection
  • Real-Time Audio-Video for Linux, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 8.1
  • Unity Touch for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 8.1
  • HTML Access is much faster and supports Sound, Copy and paste and much more

Andre Leibovici (@andreleibovici) at myvirtualcloud.net created a nice link list with everything you need to know about Horizon View 5.3.

To get the latest and greatest features you need to have the latest Horizon View clients, Horizon View 5.3 and Feature Pack 1 for Horizon View 5.3 installed.

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