VMware Workstation and VMware Fusion: Mac, Windows and Linux Virtualization
 

Personal desktop virtualization solutions from VMware provide IT pros, developers and businesses alike with an easy way to deliver, protect and manage Windows, Linux and Mac desktops and applications on premises or in the cloud.

With more than 15 years of virtualization excellence and over 50 industry awards, VMware aims to provide the most stable and secure local desktop virtualization platform in the industry. Ensure users can work anytime, anywhere and on any device with VMware Workstation and VMware Fusion.

Buy Fusion 11 and Workstation 15 Now

 

Order today and get all the latest features and enhancements for local virtualization at your fingertips.

 

PERSONAL DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION PRODUCTS 

Workstation Pro

Improve agility, productivity and security with the gold standard in local desktop virtualization technology.

Fusion for Mac

Effortlessly run Windows on Mac along with hundreds of other operating systems without rebooting.

Workstation Player

Seamlessly run multiple operating systems as virtual machines (VMs) on a single Linux PC with the industry standard Linux virtualization product.

WHAT’S NEW

Learn about the latest features in Workstation 15 and Fusion 11 and order today.

New in Workstation 15 

New in Workstation 15
New in Workstation 15

Updated OS Support
We’re continuing to support the latest platforms and OS features and we’ve added support for the latest Windows 10, Ubuntu and Fedora releases, and more…

New User Interface Improvements
Workstation 15 delivers many improved User Interface features. New High-DPI support looks great on any display, and users can now easily access Linux VMs with One-Click SSH.

Improved Graphics Capabilities, Performance
Workstation 15 provides an updated vGPU with up to 3GB of vRAM to deliver an much improved Guest graphics experience with DirectX 10.1 and OpenGL 3.3 capabilities.

New REST API
Released as a part of Fusion 10, Workstation now sports the same swagger.io based REST API for automation and programmatic control of VM operations. Uses can now build cross-platform automation scripts using standard JSON over HTTP/S to quickly spin up, test and destroy VMs.

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New in Fusion 11 

New in Fusion 11
New in Fusion 11

Updated REST API Controls
Added over 10 new controls for managing vmnets, DHCP, NAT, VM Cloning and more to our Swagger.io-based REST API. The API enables users to remotely and programmatically manage VM’s running on Fusion, to integrate with other automation tools in a modern continuous development and testing pipeline.

New Application Menu
Fusion now includes an all new Application Menu, built from the ground up, for quick and easy access to your VMs and their applications.

Improved Graphics Engine
With up to 3GB of vRAM and added support for DirectX 10.1, Fusion delivers top performance and accuracy when it comes to running graphic-intensive applications and games in a virtual environment.

And Much More
Fusion 11 continues the journey we began over 10 years ago. We’ve added support for the latest operating systems, improved performance and reliability, patched critical security issues, added easy-access features for developers, and more controls for the vSphere admin.

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Personal Desktop Solutions For

IT Pros 

Run virtual machines (VMs) that are compatible with your corporate data center, right from your laptop with Fusion and Workstation. You can also quickly perform management tasks on vSphere and integrate with industry-leading network tools to fully design and test enterprise topologies without spinning up costly, rack-mounted hardware.

Developers 

Build cross-platform and cloud-scale apps or test different operating systems and browser compatibility with Fusion and Workstation. Whether you’re working with iOS, Android or Linux; building Windows apps on a Mac; or building cloud-scale, container-driven web apps with workflow automation, VMware offers some of the most comprehensive tools available.

Businesses 

Drive down costs and accelerate user adoption and productivity by delivering any combination of more than 200 supported operating systems to anyone, anywhere. Fusion and Workstation also enable you to extend the life of legacy applications on modern hardware and reduce the downtime and shipping costs associated with deploying new laptops.

COMPARE PERSONAL DESKTOP PRODUCTS

Quickly compare features and choose the version that’s right for you.

Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
General
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Create New VMs
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Create Large VMs (16CPU, 64GB RAM, 3GB VRAM)
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Over 200 Supported Guest OSs
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Support for latest Windows 10 as Guest
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Support for latest Windows 10 as Host
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Support for macOS Mojave Host and Guest
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Mass Deployment
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Host/Guest Integration
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Host/Guest File Sharing
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Run VMs with Different View Modes
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
3D Graphics with DX10.1 and OpenGL 3.3 Support
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Drag-able Tabbed Interface
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
One-Click SSH to Linux VM
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Device Support
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
4K / Retina Display Support
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Support a Wide Range of Virtual Devices
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
USB Smart Card Reader Support
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
USB 3.0 Device Support
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Works with Assistive Devices (Section 508 Compliant)
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Multi-Language Keyboard Support
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Run BootCamp as VM
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Import/Convert BootCamp into VM
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Security Features
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Microsoft Virtualization Based Security (Guest) Support
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Virtual Trusted Platform Module (vTPM)
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
UEFI Boot Support
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
UEFI Secure Boot Support
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Create/Manage Encrypted VM
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Virtual Network Rename
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Advanced Features
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Run Managed/Restricted Desktop
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
REST API Control
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
vCenter Server Appliance Effortless Deploy
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Command Line Operation: vmrun
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Snapshots
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Run Multiple VMs at Once
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Run Encrypted VM
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Virtual Network Customization
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Virtual Network Simulation (packet loss, latency)
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Virtual Machine Cloning
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Share Virtual Machine (Workstation Server)
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Connect to vSphere/ESXi Server
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro
Remote vSphere Host Power Control
Fusion
Workstation Player
Workstation Pro (Windows, Linux)
Fusion Pro