Citrix Receiver

by Citrix

Software to access to virtual Windows applications and desktops.

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: Citrix

Release: Citrix Receiver varies-with-device

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Last revision: Last week

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Citrix Receiver for Windows is a software developed by Citrix System Inc, a multinational corporation founded in 1989, which provides technologies for desktop and server virtualization, networking, and cloud computing, including open-source Xen products, the leader in the sector of application virtualization for a year.

Citrix Receiver is an application for purely corporate use that goes beyond simple remote control; with this software, it allows us to access our desktop computer directly from our iPhone or iPad.

Thanks to Citrix Receiver, we will be able to work by combining our devices together. For example, it will be possible to take control of the screen of our computer to display it directly on an Ipad, but we can also combine an iPhone to be used as a mouse of our virtual desktop. Besides, we will be able to access and take advantage of some native applications of the desktop operating system, directly from the iPhone. 

With Citrix Receiver, it will be possible to read Outlook e-mails, update the calendar, modify an appointment or open our documents in an application such as Word, Excel and browse sites with Firefox with lots of support for Flash.

After installing and opening the application for the first time, we will be asked to configure the type of access to our corporate infrastructure and the address where Citrix services reside. After the simple configuration, we will only have to enter the company credentials and log in. Once inside, we would have access to our desktop and/or virtual applications, just like we were in the office.

Access is possible in both WiFi and 3G/4G so that we could connect in any situation and from anywhere. 

The application is available for free in the AppStore, but to function, it requires XenApp or PresentationServer servers. It is possible to download a demo of XenApp Server, upon registration. Two versions of the application are available, which in both cases remains free but with different compatibility of the devices.

Provides two different version for different devices

  • Remote control
  • Free version available
  • Compatibility versions
  • Working with WiFi and 3G/4G
A Decent application that can make my work from home process easily. It can easily manage by maintaining your profile data. All you need is good broadband connection to work properly.
Citrix Reciever is a solution for virtual workspaces. Citrix Reciever is among the best options for virtual work platforms that are capable of providing access to virtual application and files. Among its many features are the passwordless single sign- on. The clear display of applications and files allows efficient access to the workspace, with seamlessly integrated services, and the option tp expand access and capabilities using the wide range of industry trusted Citrix services.
This software is used to connect to various desktop virtualizations connections that are offered by the citrix applications. They are used for the high performance use of virtualized Skype for the business.It is the backward compactible with the organization with all the ease to use and their simplicity makes us all the things to be stored safety.
I work remotely for my organization, and find Citrix Receiver to be indispensable in establishing secure connections to my work server. It's easy to use - just enter my work email address and I get a code to log in, using two factor authentication. It's very secure, and saves room on my work laptop, since all the applications and files I use stay securely on the server. It's transparent and has no effect on performance - it's like being at my desk in the office. Highly recommended.
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