Enhanced end-user experience
Check it out! Horizon 2303 is bringing some hot new features that are going to take the end-user experience to the next level. We're talking Teams improvements, Blast support for AV1 codec and Mac M1-RM, and user notifications to keep everyone in the loop. Get ready to be wowed!
Upgraded Graphics and Video Capabilities with AV1 Codec and New GPUs
Hold onto your seats, folks, because Horizon just got a significant upgrade! With AV1 codec support, end-users are in for a treat as they'll enjoy faster rendering and better quality for high-end graphics and videos. VMware has teamed up with industry giants Intel and Nvidia to ensure that AV1 codec is compatible with their GPUs, delivering a top-notch virtual experience to end-users. Moreover, Horizon now supports Intel Data Center GPU Flex Series and Intel Arc GPUs, giving you more choices and flexibility without the burden of virtualization licensing costs. Want to know more about how VMware and Intel worked together to make this happen? Check it out now!
Screen sharing and capture functionality for Microsoft Teams on Horizon 8
Guess what? This latest release of Horizon comes packed with two fantastic screen share enhancements for Microsoft Teams! End-users can now share an individual app instead of their entire screen, giving them more control and privacy while sharing. And that's not all - end-users can also take a screenshot during a screen share and access it whenever needed. These exciting features are available with the Windows client and will significantly improve the virtual experience of Teams users. Say goodbye to screen-sharing woes and hello to a whole new level of collaboration!
Enhanced graphics capabilities now available for Mac clients on Horizon
Hold on to your hats, Mac users! The Blast Codec now supports Mac M1-ARM, providing end-users a fantastic experience with general-purpose workloads like Microsoft Office applications and multimedia on mixed screens. Thanks to Blast Codec's resource-efficient backend and ability to deliver exceptional productivity application experiences, M1-based Macs are now on par with other native clients running Horizon. Say goodbye to lag and hello to a smooth, efficient virtual experience on your M1-based Macs!
Improved notifications for identifying and troubleshooting connectivity issues due to poor connections
Heads up, Horizon users! Say goodbye to the frustration of not knowing why your virtual experience is lagging. With the latest update, Horizon will notify end-users if their internet connection is poor or unstable. This handy notification will help end-users identify and troubleshoot issues, understanding that performance issues are due to network connection problems, not the virtual experience itself. No more pulling your hair out, wondering what's wrong - Horizon has your back!
Enhancements for Improved Admin Efficiency and Troubleshooting in VMware Horizon
Admins, rejoice! Horizon 8 2303 has some excellent new features that'll make your lives much easier. Say hello to new APIs for automation, log-in failure identification, and DEM search capabilities. And that's not all - Horizon 8 now integrates seamlessly with Horizon Cloud Service next-gen, giving you even more integration options. With these enhancements, you can manage your virtual environment with ease and efficiency, freeing up your time to focus on other essential tasks. Get ready to streamline admin duties and rock your role like a pro!