The Mac on which you install Horizon Client, and the peripherals it uses, must meet certain system requirements.

Mac models
Any 64-bit Intel-based Mac
At least 2 GB of RAM
Operating systems
  • macOS High Sierra (10.13)
  • macOS Mojave (10.14)
  • macOS Catalina (10.15)
  • macOS Big Sur (11)
  • macOS 12 supported for version 5.5.3 and later releases
  • macOS 13 supported for version 5.5.5 and later releases
Smart card authentication
See Smart Card Authentication Requirements.
Touch ID authentication
See Touch ID Authentication Requirements.
Connection Server, security server, and View Agent or Horizon Agent
Latest maintenance release of Horizon 6 version 6.2.x and later releases.

If client systems connect from outside the corporate firewall, use a security server or a Unified Access Gateway appliance so that client systems do not require a VPN connection.

Display protocols
  • PCoIP
  • VMware Blast (requires Horizon Agent 7.0 or later)
Network protocols
  • IPv4
  • IPv6

For information about using Horizon in an IPv6 environment, see the Horizon 7 Installation document.