Menu path: Setup > Sessions > Citrix XenDesktop/XenApp > HDX/ICA Global > HDX Multimedia

HDX multimedia redirection improves the playback of audio and video content during a Citrix session.

Hardware acceleration for multimedia playback is available on specific devices. Further information can be found in the Hardware Video Acceleration on IGEL OSFAQ.

  • Multimedia redirection:

    ☑ Multimedia data are sent to the thin client and decoded there

    ☐ Multimedia data are decoded on the server. (default)

  • HDX Realtime WebCam redirection

    ☑ Redirection is enabled
    The following webcam parameters can be adjusted (for information on how to determine the capabilities of the webcam, see Using Webcam Information): 

    • HDX WebCam FrameRate (default: 5)
    • Image quality of the HDX webcam (default: 16)
    • Image width of the HDX webcam (default: 352)
    • Image height of the HDX webcam (default: 288)
    • HDX webcam delay time (default: 2000)
    • HDX webcam delay type (default: 1)

    ☐ Redirection is not enabled (default)

  • Use HDX RealTime Media Engine

    ☑ The HDX RealTime Media Engine significantly improves the performance of Lync / Skype for Business.

    ☐ The HDX RealTime Media Engine is not used. (default)

  • Content redirection

    ☑ Specific content types are opened with a local program, e.g. PDF documents with Evince.

    ☐ Content redirection is disabled. (default)

  • Browser content redirection

    ☑ The browser content is redirected from the server to the thin client, e.g. to relieve the load on the server.

    ☐ Browser content redirection is disabled. (default)