You might be able to improve the delay of audio playback from remote desktops by configuring the delay control option in Horizon Client.


  1. Connect to a server.
  2. Click the Settings toolbar button in the upper-right corner of the desktop and application selector window and scroll down to the Delay Control setting.
  3. From the Audio Play drop-down menu, select an audio play delay option.
    Option Description
    Auto Audio play delay control is active only when a virtual microphone is used inside a remote desktop. This option is the default setting.
    Disabled No audio play delay control is implemented. Audio quality is best with a large delay when the network is unstable.
    Enabled Enables audio play delay control. This setting introduces an audio quality decrease when the network is unstable. This setting might be useful when playing video. You might not want to enable this setting when playing music.