You can assign a particular ThinApp to one or more desktops.

Scan an application repository and add selected ThinApp applications to View Administrator. See Add ThinApp Applications to View Administrator.


Select Inventory > ThinApps and select the ThinApp application.


From the Add Assignment drop-down menu, select Desktops.

The desktops that the ThinApp application is not already assigned to appear in the table.



Find a specific desktop

Type the name of the desktop in the Find text box and click Find.

Find all of the desktops that follow the same naming convention

Type a partial desktop name in the Find text box and click Find.


Select the desktops that you want to assign the ThinApp application to and click Add.

You can press Ctrl+click or Shift+click to select multiple desktops.


Select an installation type and click OK.




Installs a shortcut to the application on the desktop. The shortcut points to the application on the network share that hosts the repository. Users must have access to the network share to run the application.


Installs the full application on the local file system.

Some ThinApp applications do not support both installation types. How the application package was created determines which installation types are available.

View Administrator begins installing the ThinApp application a few minutes later. After the installation is finished, the application is available to all of the users of the desktops.