With multimedia redirection (MMR), the multimedia stream is decoded on the client system. The client system plays the media content so that the load on the ESXi host is reduced.
- Remote desktops
- For information about operating system requirements and other software requirements and configuration settings, see the topics about Windows Media Multimedia Redirection in the Configuring Remote Desktop Features in Horizon document.
- Horizon Client computer or client access device
- Supported media formats
- Media formats that Windows Media Player supports, for example: M4V; MOV; MP4; WMP; MPEG-4 Part 2; WMV 7, 8, and 9; WMA; AVI; ACE; MP3; WAV.
- MP3 is not supported when using MMS and RTSP.
Note: DRM-protected content is not redirected through Windows Media MMR.