The local computer on which end users use the Horizon FLEX Client must have a supported host operating system. A Horizon FLEX virtual machine must use a supported guest operating system.

Supported Host Operating Systems

Your end users can run the Horizon FLEX Client and access their Horizon FLEX virtual machine by using a physical computer that has one of the following operating systems.

Table 1. Supported Host Operating Systems

Horizon FLEX Client

Supported Operating Systems

Workstation Player for Windows

  • Windows 7

  • Windows 8.1 Enterprise

  • Windows 8

  • Windows 8.1 Pro

  • Windows 10


Workstation Player supports only 64-bit operating systems.

Fusion Pro

  • macOS 10.13

  • macOS 10.12

  • Mac OS X 10.11

Supported Guest Operating Systems

A Horizon FLEX virtual machine can contain one of the following guest operating systems.

  • Windows 10

  • Windows 8.1

  • Windows 7

  • Windows XP

  • Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Windows Server 2016

  • Ubuntu 15.10

  • Ubuntu 16.04