Citrix Workspace app for Windows

Citrix Workspace app for Windows is a free-to-install app that provides access to your applications and desktops using Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops and Citrix DaaS (formerly Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service) from a remote client device. Citrix Workspace app provides access from your desktop, Start menu, Citrix Workspace user interface, or web browsers.

You can use Citrix Workspace app on PCs, tablets, and thin clients. By using Citrix StoreFront with Citrix Workspace app, your organization can provide self-service access to applications and desktops. And that access comes with a common user interface, regardless of the endpoint device hardware, operating system, or form factor.

For information about the features available in Citrix Workspace app for Windows, see Citrix Workspace app feature matrix.


This documentation reflects features and configurations in the Current Release (CR) of Citrix Workspace app for Windows.

The documentation for the Long Term Service Release (LTSR) version of Citrix Workspace app 2203.1 for Windows is available at Citrix Workspace app LTSR for Windows.

For more information about the lifecycles of CRs and LTSRs, see Lifecycle Milestones for Citrix Workspace app.

Language support

Citrix Workspace app for Windows is adapted for use in languages other than English. For a list of languages supported by Citrix Workspace app for Windows, see Language support.


This article gives you advance notice of the phase-out of platforms, Citrix products, and features so that you can make timely business decisions. Citrix monitors customer use and feedback to determine when they are withdrawn. Announcements can change in subsequent releases and might not include every deprecated feature or functionality.

Deprecated items are not removed immediately. Citrix continues to support them in this release but they will be removed in the future.

Item Deprecation announced in Removed in Alternative
Support for WebRTC SDP format (Plan B) 2309   Upgrade Citrix Workspace app to a supported version.
Support for Single Window mode in Microsoft Teams Optimization 2309   Upgrade Citrix Workspace app to a version that supports MultiWindow mode. For more information, see Feature matrix and version support.
/includeappprotection switch 2212 2212 Use /startappprotection to start App Protection component
Support for customized URLs through 301 redirects 2210   StoreFront to Workspace URL migration
Support for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 2204.1 2204.1 Use the supported operating system as given in the System Requirements section.
Citrix Casting is installed by default with Citrix Workspace app 2112.1 2205 Citrix Casting can be installed on-demand with Citrix Workspace app. Note: Citrix Casting is not installed by default during the Citrix Workspace app.
The All Accounts option in the menu for Workspace (cloud) stores only. 2112.1 2202  
The Remember the password option in the logon screen on Workspace app (cloud) stores. 2008 2008  
Citrix Receiver for Universal Windows Platform 2006 2102  
The option to add or remove descriptions for stores in the Add or Remove accounts dialog. The Description column has been deprecated. 2006.1   You can add or remove store account details without adding a description.
The option to enable or disable stores from the Add or Remove Accounts dialog 2006.1    
Support for Windows 7 2002 2006.1 Use the supported operating system as given in the System Requirements section. NOTE Windows 7 is supported in Version 2002.
/rcu installer switch 1909   Use /forceinstall switch instead of /rcu.

Earlier versions

Documentation for this product version is provided as a PDF because it is not the latest version. For the most recently updated content, see the Citrix Workspace app for Windows current release documentation. That documentation includes instructions for upgrading from earlier versions.


Links to external websites found in the PDF take you to the correct pages, but links to other sections within the PDF are no longer usable.

Legacy documentation

For product releases that have reached End of Life (EOL), see Legacy documentation.

Citrix Workspace app for Windows