System requirements and compatibility

Requirements

  • 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

Citrix Receiver for Windows Version 4.9 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.

Note

The NetScaler Gateway End Point Analysis Plug-in (EPA) does not support native Citrix Receiver for Windows.

Operating system
Windows 10 32-bit and 64-bit editions [1]
Windows 10 IoT Enterprise [2]
Windows 8.1, 32-bit and 64-bit editions (including Embedded edition)
Windows 7, 32-bit and 64-bit editions (including Embedded edition)
Windows Thin PC
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

[1] Supports Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Creators Update, Falls Creators Update, April 2018 Update (Version 1803), October 2018 Update (Version 1809), May 2019 Update (Version 1903), and November 2019 Update (Version 1909). [2] Supports Windows 10 IoT Enterprise 2015 LTSB, Windows 10 IoT Enterprise 2016 LTSB, Anniversary Update, Creators Update, Falls Creators Update.

Browser
Internet Explorer
Latest Google Chrome (requires StoreFront)
Latest Mozilla Firefox
Microsoft Edge
4.9 LTSR CU version Supported version of Windows 10
CU9 November 2019 Update (Version 1909)
CU8 May 2019 Update (Version 1903)
CU7 May 2019 Update (Version 1903)
CU6 October 2018 Update (Version 1809)
CU5 October 2018 Update (Version 1809)
CU4 April 2018 Update
CU3 April 2018 Update
CU2 Falls Creators Update
CU1 Falls Creators 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
  Windows Server 2016
  Windows Server 2008 R2