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USB Devices in Virtual Environment

USB Network Gate is a convenient software tool that enables effortless access to USB devices on virtual machines from any location.
14-day Free Trial available
License price starts at $159.95
Available for
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Access remote USB devices in a virtual environment

If you need to forward a USB to a virtual machine or access a remote USB device in your virtual session, USB Network Gate is a simple and effective solution that you can count on. Install it on the host machine and client, and sharing USB over Ethernet becomes a breeze.

Supported VMs

USB Network Gate supports all popular hypervisors, including:
  • VirtualBox
  • VMware
  • XenDesktop
  • Hyper-V
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Redirect any USB devices to a VM

USB Network Gate grants you full-fledged access to any local USB device from a virtual machine with no decrease in speed or available features.

See the full list of supported devices
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How to access USB on a VM with UNG



Install USB Network Gate both on the local machine with the attached USB device and the virtual machine you plan to access it from.
The Download button for the USB Network Gate installer is located on its website. It must be launched and the setup must be completed before the next step.


Start UNG on the local machine, find the required USB device in the “Local USB devices” tab, and click “Share” next to it.
The Local USB Devices tab should be opened by default, but if it isn’t, switch it near the top of the window. The Share buttons are on the right, next to their respective device on the list.


Start UNG on the virtual machine, go to the “Remote devices” tab, and click “Connect” next to the shared device.
You can select the Remote USB Devices tab near the top of the application window. The Connect button is to the right of each device.

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USB Network Gate

Access USB in a virtual environment
14-day Free Trial available
License price starts at $159.95
Available for