The announcements in this article are intended to give you advanced notice of platforms, Citrix products, and features that are being phased out 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 Citrix monitors customer use and feedback to determine when they are withdrawn.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. For details about product lifecycle support, see the Product Lifecycle Support Policy article. For information about the Long Term Service Release (LTSR) servicing option, see

Deprecations and removals

The following table shows the platforms, Citrix products, and features that are deprecated or removed. Dates in bold face indicate changes at this release. Deprecated items are not removed immediately. Citrix continues to support them, until the release where they are removed.

Item Deprecation announced in version Removed in version Alternative
Removal of Delivery Controller options for the following end-of-life products: VDI-in-a-Box, and XenMobile (9.0 and earlier). 1903 1903
Internet Explorer 9 and 10 1903 1903
Installing StoreFront on Windows Server 2012 1903 1903 Install StoreFront on a supported operating system.
Support for users to access desktops on Desktop Appliance sites 1811 1912 Use Desktop Lock for nondomain-joined use cases.
Citrix classic experience (“green bubbles” user interface) 3.12 1903 Use the new UI
Installing StoreFront on Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (including Service Packs). 3.12 LTSR 3.15 Install components on a supported operating system.
Citrix Online Integration (Goto product) integration 3.11 3.12
In-place upgrades from StoreFront 2.0, 2.1, 2.5, and 2.5.2 3.9 1818 Upgrade from one of these versions to 3.12 and then to a more recent latest version
Installing StoreFront on 32-bit (x86) machines. 3.8 3.13 Install on a supported x64 operating system.

For information about deprecations in Citrix Workspace app for HTML5 see the Deprecation page.