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Run Windows virtual desktops hosted by
vSpace Pro
Repurpose PCs and Laptops with
Run Windows virtual desktops hosted by
vSpace Pro

LEAF OS by NComputing is a Linux-based operating system. It enables users to access virtual desktops using their personal computers, including out-of-date x86/x64 PCs and laptops.

Created for vSpace Pro and VERDE VDI, LEAF OS can securely access virtual desktops from either system. It can be used as a self-contained operating system when booted from a USB drive. This methodology leaves the user's existing operating system, files, and hard drive untouched while providing an ideal environment for work-from-home use cases. When users finish their work, a simple reboot to their native OS restores their device to personal use.

Alternatively, LEAF OS can be used to repurpose PCs and laptops by converting any x86/x64 hardware from a stand-alone computer to a dedicated thin client by installing directly onto an internal hard drive, removing the old system and files. This method extends the usefulness of aging computers using end-of-life operating systems like Windows 7 while giving users powerful up-to-date desktops.


Empower Work From Home

Booting to a USB stick with LEAF OS on any PC/laptop. Provide simple, secure, and fully functional anytime, anywhere access to virtual desktop environments..



Repurpose aging PCs & Laptops.

Save your money and get out of the PC-refresh cycle. Put off forced investment in new hardware until is makes sense for you.


Reduce Maintenance

Reduce maintenance & simplify

Push configurations and updates to a LEAF USB stick or device via a centralized management platform. All user data is stored on the server, making backups simple.



Securely built on Linux

The fully locked-down Linux platform is secure, protecting users against 3rd party applications and common threats.


Transparent USB Redirection

Expand USB capabilities

Using drivers on the server opens up extensive peripheral support capabilities for printers, touch screens, and other devices.



Use with vSpace Pro & VERDE VDI

Add your older computers with LEAF OS to the vSpace Pro Enterprise environment and run alongside our thin- and sofware-clients, via WiFi or Ethernet.


Enable BYOD

A bootable USB memory stick can be created containing LEAF OS. Any x86/x64 hardware device can boot to LEAF OS and instantly becoming a locked-down NComputing thin client. LEAF OS does not replace the underlying operating system in this case. When users finish their work, simply reboot from the native OS providing an ideal work-from-home environment.


LeafOS on laptops

Revitalize the old computers

LEAF OS can also be flashed directly to the internal hard drive, turning any x86/x64 PC or laptop (with BIOS or UEFI motherboard firmware) into a permanently repurposed, high-performance thin client.

Deliver Windows Desktops with vSpace Pro

Computers running LEAF OS can deliver virtual desktops from any one of 11 popular Windows operating systems via vSpace Pro virtualization software, including Windows 10, Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019 (Enterprise edition only).

Windows 10


Personalized Virtual Desktops with VERDE VDI

VERDE VDI provides a persistent, personalized desktop experience for Windows and Linux across popular user devices including devices with LEAF OS. Explore VERDE VDI.

Compatible with VERDE Remote Access

Need access to your computer at the office, or maybe a shared drive attached to it? Using LEAF OS devices to access VERDE Remote Access provides highly secure 24/7 connections without the need of a VPN from anywhere via the internet. It’s built into the VERDE VDI solution, but also available as a stand-alone product for quick and easy remote access..

LeafOS deployment


Computers running LEAF OS can be easily set up and configured to automatically receive updates from vSpace Pro Enterprise Edition servers. Define device settings, save as templates, and efficiently push out to connected devices. Manage one or hundreds of computers without physical interaction, keeping users up-to-date with the latest technology.

Alternatively, PMC Device Management Software provides a powerful solution to manage all your devices from a browser including LAN and WAN network deployments, locations behind firewalls and NAT-routers.
PMC Device Management is included with your LEAF OS license.


Computers running LEAF OS feature the NComputing vCAST Streaming technology which reduces the overall server-side CPU usage for web videos like YouTube or local media content without the need for expensive GPUs. This allows for higher quality media streaming utilizing the network bandwidth without server CPU bottlenecks, thereby supporting more concurrent users per server.



USB Support

LEAF OS driven computers utilize device drivers from the server to provide extensive peripheral support including mass storage, printers, scanners, smart card readers, headsets, speakers, webcams, signature pads, and COM ports.

Single-touch and multi-touch screens are also supported with a built-in calibration tool.

Licensing requirements for LEAF OS

LEAF OS is compatible with the latest releases of vSpace Pro Enterprise, VERDE VDI, and VERDE Remote Access. For a 30-day trial of LEAF OS, VERDE VDI, or our other products, fill out the form below.

vSpace Pro Enterprise

A LEAF OS trial is built-in, supporting up to five 10-minute concurrent sessions. After 10 minutes, the sessions will be signed out. You can sign-in again to continue evaluating the product.

To remove the trial limits, LEAF OS Connection Licenses are required based on the number of computers running LEAF OS concurrently. This is separate from AMP compliance requirements for use of vSpace Pro Enterprise, however LEAF OS does NOT require its own AMP license.


There are two different license types.

  • VERDE Remote Access license: allows Remote Access connections to physical PCs through the VERDE Connection Broker.
  • VERDE VDI license: allows full access to the VERDE platform, including VDI sessions from VERDE servers and Remote Access to PCs as described above.

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