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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.  For further information, see Hardware Video Acceleration on IGEL OS.

See also an overview and best-practice recommendations for the use of webcams under Webcam Redirection and Optimization.

Multimedia redirection

☑ Multimedia data are sent to the device and decoded there. (Default)

☐ Multimedia data are decoded on the server.

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 frame rate. (Default: 5)
  • HDX Webcam quality. (Default: 16)
  • HDX Webcam width. (Default: 352)
  • HDX Webcam height. (Default: 288)
  • HDX Webcam delay time. (Default: 2000)
  • HDX Webcam delay type. (Default: 1)

☐ Redirection is disabled. (Default)

HDX RealTime Media Engine

☑ The HDX RealTime Media Engine is enabled and significantly improves the performance of Lync / Skype for Business. (Default)

☐ The HDX RealTime Media Engine is not used.

Browser content redirection

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

☐  Browser content redirection is disabled. (Default)