Citrix automation

Automate Citrix and other virtual desktops with ease

Leapwork gives QA and IT teams a powerful, robust, yet uniquely simple way to automate testing for Citrix and other virtual desktop environments.

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Short learning curve

Build and execute test automation of Citrix Xenapps and Xendesktops from day one, with a visual approach that doesn’t require any coding skills.

Collaborate easily

Work on and share project assets easily, and set up rapid feedback loops across departments - with one automation tool that can be used by all team members.

Business continuity

Powerful text and image recognition capabilities that make it easy to monitor, test, and verify Citrix.

Test across technology

Automate across the Citrix Receiver boundary to include native automation of any web and desktop application.

Complex Citrix automation has never been easier

Leapwork’s intuitive, visual user interface makes it incredibly easy for your QA and IT teams to ensure system upgrades, configuration changes, and new application releases don’t break the user experience.

Automate anything inside the Citrix Receiver

Leapwork handles the specific challenges of virtual automation with its powerful image and text recognition technology. Now, you can drive mouse and keyboard actions on virtual desktops without writing a single line of code.

Guarantee confidence in Citrix performance

Always know the answer to the question “Why is my Citrix desktop slow?”. Set up automated monitoring to emulate user behaviour and easily identify where performance issues originate from.

Works with all other virtualization software

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

Henry Berg

Process Automation Director

Everything you need to automate Citrix

Built-in reusability

Reusable test cases and test case components, visual debugging and advanced analytics make automation easy to maintain, for a more agile delivery pipeline.

Drive automation with external data

Run cases with automated input from spreadsheets, databases, scripts and more. Easily call external sources though APIs and HTTP requests.

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.

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

Built-in compliance with internal and external standards for data storage, backup, disaster recovery and access control.

Works across technology

Use the same intuitive, visual approach to automate across desktop-based systems, Mainframes and ERP software that serve your back-office to packaged apps, web platforms, mobile web, and virtual desktops such as Citrix.


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. 

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.

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.

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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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