Horizon View Session Enhancement

The VMware View Session Enhancement Software Development Kit (SDK) allows software engineers to write host-side and client-side applications and allow communications between a clients and remote desktop. The Session Enhancement SDK is comprised of a Remote Procedure Call (RPC) API and Overlay API.

The RPC API provides an asynchronous, callback driven communications channel between applications running on the remote desktop and a plugin running on the client endpoint. The RPC API also handles marshaling / un-marshaling of parameters. The Overlay API solves the problem of displaying rendered images on the client so that they appear to the user to be a local window on the remote desktop.

This SDK is free and public. To obtain technical support for the use of the SDK, Please submit a Support Request (SR) via myvmware.com to get help from the VMware Global Support. (GSS).


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Horizon View Session Enhancement 3.3.0 524.7 KB 509fec1b84019f24bf257afc3ecb8aa5   Download

2Documentation and Reference

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Development Guides
VMware Horizon Session Enhancement SDK Programming Guide 1.1 MB

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