System requirements

Supported operating systems

Citrix Workspace app for Mac supports the following operating systems:

  • macOS Mojave (10.14)
  • macOS High Sierra (10.13)
  • macOS Sierra (10.12)
  • Mac OS X El Capitan (10.11)

Note:

Mac OS X releases prior to Mac OS X El Capitan are not supported.

Compatible Citrix products

Citrix Workspace app for Mac is compatible with all currently supported versions of the following Citrix products. For information about the Citrix product lifecycle, and to find out when Citrix stops supporting specific versions of products, see the Citrix Product Lifecycle Matrix.

Compatible browsers

Citrix Workspace app for Mac is compatible with the following browsers:

  • Safari 7.0 and later
  • Mozilla Firefox 22.x and later
  • Google Chrome 28.x and later

Hardware requirements

  • 257.7 MB of free disk space
  • A working network or Internet connection to connect to servers

Software requirements

  • Web Interface:
    • Web Interface 5.4 for Windows with XenApp Services sites, for access to applications natively from Citrix Workspace app for Mac rather than from a web browser.
  • To deploy Citrix Workspace app for Mac:
    • Citrix Workspace for Web 2.1, 2.5 and 2.6
    • Citrix Web Interface 5.4
  • StoreFront: StoreFront 2.x or later for access to applications natively from Citrix Workspace app for Mac or from a web browser.

Connectivity

Citrix Workspace app for Mac supports the following connections to Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops:

  • HTTP
  • HTTPS
  • ICA-over-TLS

Citrix Workspace app for Mac supports the following configurations:

For LAN connections For secure remote or local connections
StoreFront using StoreFront services or Citrix Workspace for Web site; Web Interface 5.4 for Windows, using XenApp Services sites Citrix Citrix Gateway 10.5-12.0, including VPX; Enterprise Edition 9.x-10.x, including VPX; VPX; Citrix Secure Web Gateway 3.x (for use with Web Interface only)

Authentication

For connections to StoreFront, Citrix Workspace app for Mac supports the following authentication methods:

Workspace for Web using browsers StoreFront Services site (native) StoreFront XenApp Services site (native) Citrix Gateway to Workspace for Web (browser) Citrix Gateway to StoreFront Services site (native)  
Anonymous Yes Yes      
Domain Yes Yes   Yes* Yes*
Domain pass-through          
Security token       Yes* Yes*
Two-factor (domain with security token)       Yes* Yes*
SMS       Yes* Yes*
Smart card Yes Yes   Yes* Yes
User certificate       Yes Yes (Citrix Gateway Plugin)

*Available only for Workspace for Web sites and for deployments that include Citrix Gateway, with or without installing the associated plug-in on the device.

For connections to Web Interface 5.4, Citrix Workspace app for Mac supports the following authentication methods:

Note:

Web Interface uses the term Explicit to represent domain and security token authentication.

  Web Interface (browsers) Web Interface XenApp Services site Citrix Gateway to Web Interface (browser) Citrix Gateway to Web Interface XenApp Services site
Anonymous Yes      
Domain Yes Yes Yes Yes
Domain pass-through        
Security token     Yes* Yes
Two-factor (domain with security token)     Yes* Yes
SMS     Yes* Yes
Smart card Yes   Yes  
User certificate     Yes (Require Citrix Gateway Plugin) Yes (Require Citrix Gateway Plugin)

* Available only in deployments that include Citrix Gateway, with or without installing the associated plug-in on the device.

System requirements