Work Anywhere, On Any Device with Horizon Apps

See how VMware Horizon Apps delivers virtualized applications to leading companies and schools in an enterprise-secure, consumer-simple solution.

What’s New in Horizon 8

Discover the newest capabilities in Horizon 8, including advances in hybrid and multi-cloud deployment and management, Instant Clones provisioning, automation with REST APIs, and a superior user experience for Microsoft Teams and Zoom.

Move to Horizon Universal License with the Subscription Upgrade Program

Upgrade to Horizon Universal Subscription and get a single subscription license for all Horizon products and deployment options and powerful cloud-hosted management capabilities that streamline management across pods, sites and clouds.

What Does Horizon Apps Do?

Delivers Published Apps to the Digital Workspace

Publish business-critical Windows apps alongside SaaS and mobile apps -- and tie them all together in a unified digital workspace with single sign-on (SSO) authentication.

Secures Data and Simplifies Compliance

Securely deploy apps in the data center and consolidate control, delivery and protection through a centralized management platform with policies that dynamically adapt to the end user’s computing environment.

Supports a Rich, Adaptive User Experience

Increase employee productivity by providing access to published apps and data -- with a consistently great user experience across devices, locations, media and connections.

Simplifies Management across On-premises and the Cloud

Deliver Just-in-Time apps for radically simple image management, quick scaling and zero downtime. Horizon Apps provides simple and powerful real-time user and group policy controls at the push of a button.


Single Digital Workspace

Consolidate apps in a single digital workspace, easily accessed with single sign-on from any authenticated device or OS.

Just-in-Time Delivery

Rapidly deploy brand-new RDS hosts and capitalize on zero downtime rollouts by leveraging JMP technologies, which include Instant Clones, App Volumes, and User Environment Management.

Blast Extreme Performance

Deliver an immersive, feature-rich experience for end users across devices, locations, media and network connections with Blast Extreme performance. Bring secure, workstation-class performance and rich 3D graphics from the cloud to remote and mobile workers with Blast 3D.

Built for the Software-Defined Data Center

Horizon Apps is tightly integrated with our Software-Defined Data Center, which includes vSpherevSAN and NSX. This integration provides a seamless turnkey solution on-premise and in the public cloud, eliminating the need to build, test and support disparate storage, virtualization and networking products.


Horizon is available as a perpetual entitlement and as a subscription service with offers that deliver simple, cost effective desktop and application virtualization solutions for every need.


Customer managed solution or Desktop-as-a-Service options with access to powerful management capabilities in the cloud.


  •  Horizon Universal: Desktop and application delivery for on-premises or cloud deployment

  •  Horizon Apps Universal: Application delivery for on-premises or cloud deployment


  • Horizon Standard: Simple, powerful VDI with great user experience.

  • Horizon Advanced: Cost-effective delivery of desktops and applications through a unified workspace.

  • Horizon Enterprise: Desktop and application delivery with closed-loop management and automation.

  • Horizon Apps Standard: Simple, powerful app virtualization with a great user experience.

  • Horizon Apps Advanced: Powerful app virtualization with just-in-time management.

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