You add ThinApp applications to Horizon Administrator by scanning an application repository and selecting ThinApp applications. After you add a ThinApp application to Horizon Administrator, you can assign it to machines and desktop pools.


Register an application repository with Horizon Administrator.


  1. In Horizon Administrator, select Catalog > ThinApps.
  2. On the Summary tab, click Scan New ThinApps.
  3. Select an application repository and a folder to scan and click Next.
    If the application repository contains subfolders, you can expand the root folder and select a subfolder.
  4. Select the ThinApp applications that you want to add to Horizon Administrator.
    You can press Ctrl+click or Shift+click to select multiple ThinApp applications.
  5. Click Scan to begin scanning the MSI packages that you selected.
    You can click Stop Scan if you need to stop the scan.
    Horizon Administrator reports the status of each scanning operation and the number of ThinApp applications that were added to Horizon Administrator. If you select an application that is already in Horizon Administrator, it is not added again.
  6. Click Finish.
    The new ThinApp applications appear on the Summary tab.

What to do next

(Optional) Create ThinApp templates.