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AppStreaming with VMware Horizon

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WKU Information Technology Services is pleased to offer app streaming services to the campus community. Anywhere at any time, from any mobile device/tablet/computer you already have, you can securely access the apps you need for school without having to purchase, download, nor install them. They are always available, ready within moments of logging in.

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Getting Started

AppStreaming services will soon be available for any member of WKU. Visit appstream.wku.edu, where you can install the Horizon app or use your device’s web browser.

Please note:
• A reliable internet connection is needed.
• The app offers better performance and features.
• Browsers have limited support for saving content to your device.
• Both methods take ~60 seconds for applications to start.

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Available Software

AppStreaming offers instant access to popular apps like ArcGIS, Blender, Microsoft Office, as well as many others for departments and classes.

New apps may be requested. ITS will determine if the app is properly licensed for AppStreaming.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Accessing AppStreaming

Instructions for accessing and using the AppStreaming service.

Adding AppStreaming App Shortcuts to Applications List

Instructions for adding local shortcuts to AppStreaming apps.

Connecting to OneDrive in Office Apps in AppStreaming

Instructions for connecting to and saving Office documents in OneDrive while using the AppStreaming service.

Error Displays When Launching App

Information about custom configuration settings not being stored when launching an AppStreaming app.

Receiving Connection Server Error

Instructions for disconnecting and re-authenticating to Horizon app streaming when a connection error appears.

Saving to Another Drive

Instructions for storing content in AppStreaming on a secondary drive on a host computer running Windows.

Saving Work With AppStreaming

Instructions for saving work within an AppStreaming application.

System Requirements for AppStreaming

Information about supported devices/platforms for accessing AppStreaming.

Transferring Files and Text

Information and instructions for the various methods of transferring files and text between a host device and a remotely streamed app using VMware Horizon AppStreaming.

User Guides for AppStreaming

Information about AppStreaming support documentation for VMware Horizon.



Need Assistance?

The WKU ITS Service Desk is here to help. Give us a call, chat with a representative online, use the Self-Help Knowledge Base and more.

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 Last Modified 9/30/22