Changes in App-V 5.0, MDOP 2012 now available!

MDOP 2012 is now available with an upgrade on all the products present in the suite. The download for the product suite can be found here.

The most popular product in MDOP suite is App-V, and with MDOP 2012, App-V 5.0 is getting released. It has undergone a lot of advancements. Let’s try and list them down here:

App-V 4.6

App-V 5.0

Installation of Management Console is required
You can have web based management
It uses a dedicated drive letter (Q drive)
No Dedicated drive letter is required
4 GB limit on the package
There is no limit on the package size
Virtual Applications are isolated from local applications
Virtual Application Extension is available
App-V PowerShell provider needed to manage it from PowerShell console
PowerShell commandlets available for sequencing, client and management
Read Only Shared Cache supported in RDS and VDI environments Shared Content Store updates with App-V/ Configuration Manager workflow
Share middleware with Dynamic Suite Composition Share peer applications with Virtual Application Connection


Hope this information helps.