Real-Time Audio-Video works with standard webcam, USB audio, and analog audio devices. The feature also works with standard conferencing applications, such as Skype, WebEx, Google Hangouts, and Microsoft Teams. To support Real-Time Audio-Video, your Horizon deployment must meet certain software and hardware requirements.

Virtual desktops

When using Microsoft Teams with RTAV, VMware recommends that the virtual desktop have a minimum of 4vCPU and 4 GB RAM.

Horizon Client software
  • Horizon Client 2.2 for Windows or a later release
  • Horizon Client 2.2 for Linux or a later release. For Horizon Client for Linux 3.1 or earlier, this feature is available only with the version of Horizon Client for Linux provided by third-party vendors. For Horizon Client for Linux 3.2 and later, this feature is also available with the version of the client available from VMware.
  • Horizon Client 2.3 for Mac or a later release
  • Horizon Client 4.0 for iOS or a later release.
  • Horizon Client 4.0 for Android or a later release.
Horizon Client computer or client access device
  • All operating systems that run Horizon Client for Windows.
  • All operating systems that run Horizon Client for Linux on x86 devices. This feature is not supported on ARM processors.
  • Mac OS X Mountain Lion (10.8) and later. It is disabled on all earlier Mac OS X operating systems.
  • All operating systems that run Horizon Client for iOS.
  • All operating systems than run Horizon Client for Android.
  • For information about supported client operating systems, see the Horizon Client installation and setup document for the appropriate system or device.
  • The webcam and audio device drivers must be installed, and the webcam and audio device must be operable, on the client computer. You do not need to install the device drivers on the machine where the agent is installed.
Display protocols
  • PCoIP
  • VMware Blast (requires Horizon Agent 7.0 or later)