Additional Lifecycle Information for Citrix Receiver for Windows

This article is a supplement to the Lifecycle Milestones for Citrix Receiver. It provides additional details for the listed versions of Citrix Receiver for Windows.

Additional Lifecycle Information for Receiver for Windows

Current Release versions:

Refer to: Lifecycle Milestones for Citrix Receiver

LTSR Release versions and Cumulative Updates:

Major Version of Receiver Release Type Receiver Version Installer Version General Availability
4.x 4.9.7000 (CU7)* LTSR CU 4.9.7000.11 14.9.7000.11 21-Jun-19
4.9.6001 (CU6) LTSR CU 4.9.6001.1 14.9.6001.1 13-May-19
4.9.5000 (CU5) LTSR CU 4.9.5000.7 14.9.5000.7 14-Dec-18
4.9.4000 (CU4) LTSR CU 4.9.4000.9 14.9.4000.9 29-Aug-18
4.9.3000 (CU3) LTSR CU 4.9.3000.11 14.9.3000.11 06-Jun-18
4.9.2000 (CU2) LTSR CU 4.9.2000.21 14.9.2000.21 02-Mar-18
4.9.1000 (CU1) LTSR CU 4.9.1000.17 14.9.1000.17 17-Nov-17
4.9 (LTSR V2) LTSR 4.9.0.2539 14.9.0.2539 15-AUG-17
4.4.5000 (CU5) LTSR CU 4.4.5000.8 14.4.5000.8 21-Jun-17
4.4.4000 (CU4) LTSR CU 4.4.4000.10 14.4.4000.10 28-Mar-17
4.4.3000 (CU3) LTSR CU 4.4.3000.10 14.4.3000.10 12-Dec-16
4.4.2000 (CU2) LTSR CU 4.4.2000.16 14.4.2000.16 12-Sep-16
4.4.1000 (CU1) LTSR CU 4.4.1000.16 14.4.1000.16 27-Apr-16
4.4 (LTSR V1) LTSR Release 4.4.0.8014 14.4.0.8014 20-Dec-15

*Most recent version in this category

Pre-LTSR Receiver 4.x versions:

Major Version of Receiver Release Type Receiver Version Installer Version General Availability
4.x 4.3.100 Maintenance 4.3.100.10 14.3.100.10 28-Sep-15
4.3 Minor 4.3.0.5014 14.3.0.5014 25-Jun-15
4.2.100 Maintenance 4.2.100.14 14.2.100.14 13-Apr-15
4.2 Minor 4.2.0.10 14.2.0.10 3-Dec-14
4.1.200 (CU2) Maintenance 4.1.200.13 14.1.200.13 30-Sep-14
4.1.100 (CU1) Maintenance 4.1.100.12 14.1.100.12 2-Jun-14
4.1.2 Maintenance 4.1.2.3 14.1.2.3 24-Jan-14
4.1 Minor 4.1.0.56461 14.1.0.0 16-Oct-13
4.0.1 Maintenance 4.0.1.4 14.0.1.4 18-Sep-13
4.0 Major 4.0.0.45893 14.0.0.91 26-Jun-13

Receiver 3.x versions: Receiver 3.x has reached End of Life by 24-Feb-16.

Major Version of Receiver Release Type Receiver Version Installer Version General Availability
3.x 3.4.500 (CU5)** Maintenance 3.4.500.4 13.4.500.4 25-Jun-15
3.4.400 (CU4) Maintenance 3.4.400.9 13.4.400.9 12-Dec-14
3.4.300 (CU3) Maintenance 3.4.300.10 13.4.300.10 13-Jan-14
3.4.200 (CU2) Maintenance 3.4.200.45331 13.4.200.11 5-Jul-13
3.4.100 (CU1) Maintenance 3.4.0.29577 13.4.100.07 19-Mar-13
3.4 Minor 3.4.0.29577 13.4.0.25 26-Dec-12
3.3.100 (CU1) Maintenance 3.3.100.20182 13.3.100.9 5-Oct-12
3.3 Minor 3.3.0.17208 13.3.0.55 2-Aug-12
3.2 (CU1) Maintenance 3.2.0.5831 13.1.300.08 7-Jun-12
3.2 Minor 3.2.0.5831 13.1.200.22 12-Apr-12
3.1.100 (CU1) Maintenance 3.1.0.64091 13.1.100.05 17-Feb-12
3.1 Minor 3.1.0.64091 13.1.0.89 23-Dec-11
3.0 Major 3.0.0.56410 13.0.0.6685 24-Aug-11

Q: How do I find the Receiver Version?

A: In the Notification Icons area in the Windows Taskbar (sometimes referred to as Task Tray or System Tray), right-click the Receiver icon and select About. The resulting window displays the version of Receiver.

Q: How do I find the Installer Version?

A: Go to Programs and Features section from the Windows Control Panel. From the list of programs displayed, find Citrix Receiver. Version column displays the Installer version.

Q: What is the difference between a Major, Minor, or Maintenance release?

  • Major Release of Receiver for Windows is a generally available release of the Software that contains new features, functional enhancements to existing features, maintenance updates and defect fixes, and is designated by Citrix by changing the digit to the left of the first decimal point (for example, Software 3.0, Software 4.0).
  • Minor Release of Receiver for Windows is a generally available release of the Software that contains a limited number of new features and minor enhancements, maintenance updates and defect fixes, and is designated by Citrix by changing the digit to the right of the first decimal point (for example, Software 4.0, Software 4.1).
  • Maintenance Release of Receiver for Windows is a generally available release of the Software that normally contains maintenance updates and defect fixes, and is designated by Citrix by changing the digit to the right of the second decimal point (for example, Software 4.1, Software 4.1.200).

Q: What is a Cumulative Update (or CU)?

A: A Maintenance Release might also be referred to as a Cumulative Update (for example, Software 3.4 Cumulative Update 3 or 3.4 CU3). It is an accumulation of available code fixes since the last release and is considered a Maintenance release.

Q: How will fixes or updates be provided for Receiver for Windows?

A: Critical defect or security fixes will only be supplied in an update to the most recent version of Receiver for Windows (for example, if the fix is for 3.x, then the fix would be supplied in an update to the most recent version of 3.x; if the fix is for 4.x, then the fix would be supplied in an update to the most recent version of 4.x). The update to the most recent version will be in the form of a Minor or Maintenance release.

Q: Where can I find the End of Maintenance and End of Life dates for Receiver for Windows?

A: Refer to Lifecycle Milestones for Citrix Receiver.

Q: Where can I find Issues Fixed in new releases and documentation for Receiver for Windows?

A: Issues fixed and known issues can be found at Citrix Documentation – Citrix Receiver for Windows 4.4.

Q: How do I use the information in the preceding table to determine the support period for a specific version?

A: Example: Receiver for Windows 4.0 was released 26-Jun-13, therefore Receiver for Windows 4.x (4.0~ Most recent version) was supported until 26-Jun-17.

The information contained herein is believed to be accurate as of the date of publication, but updates and revisions may be posted periodically and without notice. CITRIX DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY WARRANTIES COVERING THIS INFORMATION AND SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, AND SPECIAL DAMAGES, IN CONNECTION WITH THE INFORMATION PRESENTED HERE.

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