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Workspace

High-performance virtual Mac desktops anywhere.

Provide high-performance virtual Mac desktops to users around the world through any HTML5 web browser.

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Orka Workspace with CLI window

Connect and create from anywhere.

Genuine Apple hardware

Virtual Mac workspaces are hosted on genuine Apple hardware, giving you access to Mac-specific programs like Xcode and satisfying Apple’s App Store requirements.

Browser-based

Access your Mac virtual workspace through any HTML5 web browser. No local applications, plugins, or clients required.

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A virtual Mac desktop that feels local.

Cinema-quality Streaming

Proprietary transmission technology, Orka Pulse™, delivers up to 1080p, 60FPS video streaming and 48KHz audio streaming. This is on-par with most online streaming services.

Self-service interface.

Sub-second latency makes your virtual workspace feel natural.

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Orka workspace user interface on imac

Security is our priority.

MacStadium is certified to the highest level of cloud security and data privacy.

Private Cloud

Orka Workspace virtual desktop sessions are powered by your own Mac private cloud. This ensures that there’s no cross contamination.

Encrypted Sessions

Orka Workspace user sessions are encrypted, and work never leaves your cloud environment.

High-definition audio and video

Orka Pulse™ is now available in Preview on for all Orka Workspace users.

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Learn more about Workspace

Talk to a virtual macOS expert to learn more about how MacStadium's Workspace solution can save your team time and money.



See a live demo and get hands-on experience with the tool to determine if it is a fit for your team.

Proprietary Transmission Technology

Orka Pulse is the first application of WebRTC on macOS VDI. It leverages the industry-leading WebRTC technology combined with a reimagined transmission protocol to create low-latency, high-performance macOS workspaces.

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Is Workspace the right solution for your team?

Non-persistent desktops

Faster and more secure than persistent desktops.

(Persistent desktop option coming soon.)

Workspaces created with the latest macOS images

Currently macOS 13 Ventura

Powered by dedicated Mac minis

Supports up to 2 workspaces per machine (max allowed by Apple EULA)

No local client required

Access via any modern browser (HTML5)

Users connect easily with SSO

Google, Active Directory, Azure O365

Work is stored securely in the cloud

Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, etc.

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If you don’t have a Mac, it’s a complete barrier [to learning app development]... We wanted them to be able to type in a web address, enter a password, and be ready to learn. That’s the experience we were able to create with MacStadium.

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QA & Testing Teams

Testing software in a pure environment provides the most reliable results. However, wiping and resetting an actual computer each time a new test is required is hugely time-consuming. Orka Workspace provides a new, pure macOS desktop in seconds.

International Development Teams

Shipping Mac hardware is expensive, time-consuming, and unreliable in certain parts of the world. Eliminate wasted time and resources shipping machines internationally. Provide them a cloud-based macOS desktop instantly with Orka Workspace.

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Developer desktop

Short-term Contractors

Providing an expensive machine to a short-term contract worker gets expensive, especially when that machine may or may not be returned when the contract ends. Instead, use Orka Workspace to give them instant access to a virtual macOS workspace.

Read the product sheet

Get more details about Orka Workspace remote desktops.

Orka workspace technical architecture diagram

Use Orka Workspace to Scale Remote Capacity

Step 1: Users log into Orka Workspace using their username and password or via SSO.



Step 2: Orka Workspace instantly creates a virtual macOS desktop with the designated applications and settings.



Step 3: After the user logs off, the virtual desktop is dissolved, and the compute resources are available for another user.

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