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In the recent hours there were a lot of changes in the View Clients with new releases: New VMware View Clients for the Holidays – Mac, Linux, iPad and Android!

View Client of iPad

http://www.vmware.com/it/products/desktop_virtualization/view/ipad-client.html

There is the new 1.3.0 version (Dec, 16) with the following changes:

  • Connect iPad to up to 1080p (1920×1080) external displays and TVs and leverage Presentation Mode to view more of your View virtual desktop
  • Support for virtual higher resolutions to scroll a larger screen resolution display on a smaller resolution screen
  • Improvements to PCoIP bandwidth usage
  • Numerous bug fixes

View Client of Android

http://www.vmware.com/it/products/desktop_virtualization/view/android-client.html

There is the new 1.3.0 version (Dec, 15) with the following changes:

  • All new tablet interface to take advantage of the Honeycomb and later action bar
  • Improved support for lower resolution Android devices with easier desktop selection
  • Improvements to PCoIP bandwidth usage
  • Support for virtual higher resolutions to scroll a larger screen resolution display on a smaller resolution screen
  • Numerous bug fixes

View Client of Mac OS X

Actually there isn’t a new official client, but the VMware View Client with PCoIP for Mac OS X Tech Preview now available! To get the Mac client tech preview, you will need a VMware.com login and go to the download page.

The new features in the VMware View Client for Mac OS X are:

  •  PCoIP protocol optimized for VMware View 5 (previos versions have only the RDP protocol)
  • Full screen support for Mac OS X Lion users
  • Copy and Paste plain text between View 4.x virtual machines and Mac. Copy and Paste text, formatted text, and graphics between View 5.x virtual machines and Mac
  • Support optional RSA authentication
  • Enhanced certificate checking

View Client with PCoIP for Linux

Finally there will be new VMware View Client with PCoIP for Linux.  Making it easy to install, it will soon be available in the Ubuntu Software Center (a little later this month). Just launch the Ubuntu Software Center and search for VMware View to download and install the VMware View client.

Andrea MauroAbout Andrea Mauro (2445 Posts)

Virtualization & Cloud Architect. VMUG IT Co-Founder and board member. VMware VMTN Moderator and vExpert (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015). PernixPro 2014. Dell TechCenter Rockstar 2014. MVP 2014. Several certifications including: VCDX-DCV, VCP-DCV/DT/Cloud, VCAP-DCA/DCD/CIA/CID/DTA/DTD, MCSA, MCSE, MCITP, CCA, NPP.


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