Connecting to Bingview Virtual Desktops from a Macintosh computer


You can install Horizon Client for Mac OS X on all 64-bit Intel-based models that use the Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later operating system.

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

Model: 64-bit Intel-based Mac

Memory: At least 2GB of RAM

Operating systems (per VMWare 5/31/19)

  • Mac OS X High Sierra (10.13)
  • Mac OS X Sierra (10.12)
  • Mac OS X El Capitain (10.11)
  • Mac OS X Mavericks (10.9)
  • Mac OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)
  • Mac OS X Lion (10.7)
  • Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6.8)

You must install Horizon Client on Mac OS X to use remote applications. Remote applications do not appear in Horizon Client if the client system is running on some earlier versions of OS X.

View Connection: Latest maintenance release of View 5.3 and later releases

Server, Security Server, and View Agent: If client systems connect from outside the corporate firewall, VMware recommends that you use a security server. With a security server, client systems will not require a VPN connection. Remote applications are available only on Horizon 6.0 with View servers.

Display protocol for View: PCoIP, RDP, VMWare Blast

Software Requirements for RDP: Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac from Microsoft, versions 2.0 through 2.1.1. You can download this client from the Microsoft Web site.

NOTE: Horizon Client for Mac OS X does not work with Microsoft Remote Desktop 8.0 and later releases.

Client Installation

Open a browser and point to: then follow the instructions.

For more information see the document Using VMware Horizon Client for Mac OSX.