About Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6

Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 4.6 provides the following enhancements and new features for the App-V Desktop Client, Client for Remote Desktop Services and App-V Sequencer:

  • Support for 64-bit applications—provides the ability to sequence and run 32-bit and 64-bit applications on 64-bit versions of Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2003 R2. For more information about supported operating systems, see Application Virtualization Deployment Requirements.

  • Support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2—provides support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, including support for Windows 7 features such as the taskbar, Jump Lists, AppLocker, BranchCache, and BitLocker To Go.

  • Expands globalization and localization—provides support for 12 additional languages.

  • Support for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) systems—provides the capability for the read-only shared cache to help optimize server disk storage in VDI scenarios.

  • Improved sequencing experience—provides improvements to the sequencing wizard and support for sequencing 32-bit and 64-bit applications.

Note   The App-V Management Server and Streaming Server have not been updated to version 4.6. Until they are updated, use App-V Management Server and Streaming Server 4.5 with the most recent service pack.

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App-V 4.6 Release Notes
Provides the most up-to-date information about known issues with Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 4.6.