Virtual desktop automation

Virtual desktop automation has never been easier

Leapwork pairs powerful image recognition technology with a universal, visual language that makes it straightforward to automate any application in a virtual environment. For virtual desktop automation that is easy to build, maintain and scale.

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Increase productivity & efficiency

Non-developers can build up desktop automation quickly, enabling QA, development and IT teams to reinvest saved time in innovation.

Ensure business continuity

Powerful text and image recognition capabilities that make it easy to monitor, test and verify applications running on a virtual client such as Citrix, VNC, or VMware.

Scale automation easily

Ramp up automation across all types of application technology, from web to desktop, SaaS, legacy systems, and virtual desktops.

Remove silos; collaborate easily

Collaborate effortlessly, integrate seamlessly into your DevOps toolset, and achieve continuous end-to-end automated testing.

Virtual Desktop Automation that doesn’t require developer resources

Leapwork has been designed by business people for business people. With the universal, visual language of flowcharts at its core, it is easy to build automation cases just as you would design any process.

This means your organization’s ability to automate virtual desktops doesn’t rely on the availability of developers, so you can ramp up and scale quickly and efficiently.

Overcome common virtual desktop challenges and
benefit from automation faster

Under the hood of Leapwork’s intuitive user interface lies text and image recognition technology that enables remote, continuous monitoring and helps to secure the performance of virtual software.

When regular automation approaches based on object inspection fall short, Leapwork solves the problem using powerful yet intuitive OCR technology. You can find, select, and get text and image elements or control any mouse or keyboard action without writing a single line of code.

Automate across complex IT environments with ease

From desktop-based applications running on WPF and ERP systems such as SAP or Oracle, to CRMs or ecommerce platforms that serve your customers, Leapwork enables you to use the same visual, no-code approach to automate end-to-end across technology.

What else do you get with Leapwork?

Built for DevOps

Remove siloes and integrate seamlessly into your CI/CD pipeline for rapid feedback with plugins to Azure DevOps, Jenkins, Bamboo and more.

Low maintenance

Reusable test cases and test case components, visual debugging, advanced analytics and data-driven capabilities make automation easy to design and maintain.

Execute automation efficiently

Work across teams, utilize resources efficiently, parallelize tests, and get the business intelligence needed to scale automation quickly and effectively.


Comes with tamper-proof audit logs, video-based reporting and dashboards, as well as access control with full Active Directory support.

Deploy securely

Comes with tamper-proof audit logs, video-based reporting and dashboards, as well as access control with full Active Directory support.

Design automation with AI

Comes with tamper-proof audit logs, video-based reporting and dashboards, as well as access control with full Active Directory support.

“Leapwork is the only tool we’ve tried that solved Citrix automation without errors”

Henry Berg

Process Automation Director


Overcome common Citrix automation challenges

Learn how to automate Citrix with Leapwork and create stable tests that don’t break due to pixel differences and loading delays. 

See how Leapwork handles image recognition

Watch a taster learning video and get an introduction to an essential tool in virtual desktop automation: image recognition

Best practices for automating with image and text recognition

Discover best practices and solutions for tackling some of the challenges inherent to image and text recognition.

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Discuss your Citrix or Virtual Desktop use case with one of our automation specialists to find out how Leapwork can deliver value,
or start a trial to try out the platform for yourself.

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