Product Documentation

System requirements and compatibility

Jun 19, 2017


  • This version of Citrix Receiver for Windows requires a minimum of 500MB free disk space and 1GB RAM.
  • .NET Framework minimum requirements
    • NET 3.5 Service Pack 1 is required by the Self-Service plug-in, which allows users to subscribe to and launch desktops and applications from the Receiver user interface or from a command line. For more information, see Configure and install Receiver for Windows using command-line parameters.
    • The .NET 2.0 Service Pack 1 and Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package are required.

Compatibility matrix

Citrix Receiver for Windows Version 4.8 is compatible with the following Windows operating systems and web browsers.  It is also compatible with all currently supported versions of XenApp, XenDesktop, and NetScaler Gateway as listed in the Citrix Product Lifecycle Matrix.

Operating system Browser

Windows 10 [1]

Internet Explorer

Windows 8.1, 32-bit and 64-bit editions (including Embedded edition)

Latest Google Chrome (requires StoreFront)

Windows 7, 32-bit and 64-bit editions (including Embedded edition)

Latest Mozilla Firefox

Windows Vista, 32-bit and 64-bit editions

Microsoft Edge

Windows Server 2016

Windows Server 2012 R2, Standard and Datacenter editions

Windows Server 2012, Standard and Datacenter editions

Windows Server 2008 R2, 64-bit edition

Windows Thin PC

[1] Supports Windows 10 Anniversary Update and Creator Update.

Supportability matrix

Operating systems supported on touch-enabled devices Operating systems supported on VDAs

Windows 10

Windows 10

Windows 8

Windows 8

Windows 7

Windows 7

Windows 2012 R2