Planning for App-V

Applies to:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 11


Application Virtualization will be end of life in April 2026. We recommend looking at Azure Virtual Desktop with MSIX app attach. For more information, see What is Azure Virtual Desktop? and Set up MSIX app attach with the Azure portal.

Use the following information to plan to deploy App-V without disrupting your existing network or user experience.

Planning information

Preparing your environment for App-V describes the computing environment requirements and installation prerequisites that should be planned for before beginning App-V setup.

Planning to deploy App-V describes the minimum hardware and software requirements and other planning information for the App-V sequencer and App-V server components.

App-V planning checklist is a planning checklist that can assist you with App-V deployment planning.

Other App-V planning resources