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VMware Horizon enables a digital workspace with the efficient delivery of virtual desktops and applications that equips workers anywhere, anytime, and on any device.

Release Released General Support Latest
8.2212 (ESB) 2 weeks and 3 days ago
(12 Jan 2023)
Ends in 2 years and 11 months
(12 Jan 2026)
8.2212
(12 Jan 2023)
8.2209 3 months and 1 week ago
(20 Oct 2022)
Ends in 2 years and 8 months
(20 Oct 2025)
8.2209
(20 Oct 2022)
8.2206 6 months ago
(19 Jul 2022)
Ends in 2 years and 5 months
(19 Jul 2025)
8.2206
(19 Jul 2022)
8.2203 9 months and 4 weeks ago
(05 Apr 2022)
Ends in 2 years
(05 Apr 2025)
8.2203
(05 Apr 2022)
8.2111 (ESB) 1 year and 2 months ago
(30 Nov 2021)
Ends in 1 year and 10 months
(30 Nov 2024)
8.2111.1
(08 Nov 2022)
8.2106 1 year and 6 months ago
(15 Jul 2021)
Ends in 1 year and 5 months
(15 Jul 2024)
8.2106
(05 Jul 2021)
8.2103 1 year and 10 months ago
(23 Mar 2021)
Ends in 1 year and 1 month
(23 Mar 2024)
8.2103
(23 Mar 2021)
8.2012 2 years ago
(07 Jan 2021)
Ends in 11 months
(07 Jan 2024)
8.2012
(07 Jan 2021)
8.2006 2 years and 5 months ago
(11 Aug 2020)
Ends in 2 years and 6 months
(11 Aug 2025)
8.2006
(11 Aug 2020)
7.X NonLTS branch 6 years and 10 months ago
(22 Mar 2016)
Ended 3 months and 2 weeks ago
(15 Oct 2022)
7.13.2
7.10 (ESB) 3 years and 4 months ago
(17 Sep 2019)
Ended 10 months ago
(17 Mar 2022)
7.10.3
7.5 (ESB) 4 years and 8 months ago
(29 May 2018)
Ended 2 years ago
(30 Nov 2020)
7.5.4

Starting in Q2 2018, Horizon introduced an option of Extended Service Branch (ESB) in addition to the Current Release (CR) branch. ESBs receive three planned periodic maintenance updates – typically 6 months, 9 months and 15 months after the base version release.

General Support

The last date on which you can request support; the end of regular VMware maintenance updates and upgrades, bug and security fixes, and technical assistance as per the Support and Subscription Terms and Conditions.

Technical Guidance

The last date on which you can access support and workarounds for low-severity issues on supported configurations only. During the Technical Guidance phase, VMware does not offer new hardware support, server/client/guest OS updates, new security patches or bug fixes unless otherwise noted.

Release Technical Guidance Ends
8.2212 12 Jan 2027
8.2209 20 Oct 2026
8.2206 19 Jul 2026
8.2203 05 Apr 2026
8.2111 30 Nov 2025
8.2106 15 Jul 2025
8.2103 23 Mar 2025
8.2012 07 Jan 2025
8.2006 11 Aug 2027
7 23 Mar 2023
7.10 22 Mar 2023
7.5 22 Mar 2023

More information is available on the VMware Horizon website.

You should be running one of the supported release numbers listed above in the rightmost column.


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This page was last updated on 25 January 2023.