VMware Fusion: Powerfully Simple
Run Nearly Any Operating System on a Mac
Running Windows on Mac is only the beginning. VMware Fusion lets you choose from hundreds of supported operating systems, from lesser-known Linux distributions to the latest Windows 10 release, to run side by side with the latest macOS release.
Connect to VMware vSphere
Securely connect with vSphere, ESXi and Workstation servers to launch, control and manage both virtual machines (VMs) and physical hosts. Thanks to the common VMware platform, VMs can be easily transferred from the vSphere data center to the Mac desktop and then run in Fusion.
Develop and Test for Any Platform
Fusion makes it simple to test nearly any OS and app on a Mac. Build and test apps in a sandbox while securely sharing local source files and folders. Fusion Pro now includes a RESTful API to integrate with modern development tools like Docker, Vagrant, Ansible, Chef, and others to fit the power of VMware into today’s Agile and DevOps-oriented production pipelines.
Design and Demo Complex Solutions
With the ability to run an entire virtual cloud stack on a single Mac, solution architects can demonstrate their entire software solution in real time, with safe rollback points to return to known configurations. Fully express the story of your software journey by running all of its components on a single notebook to show the world.
Ready for macOS Catalina
Run nearly any operating system on macOS 10.15 Catalina without rebooting. Fusion now hasadded support for the striking Dark Mode look and feel, as well as support for the remarkableall-new Sidecar feature. With Sidecar, you can drive Windows from your iPad in fullscreen just as if it were a second display, complete with mouse, keyboard, Apple Pencil and full touchscreen support.
Fusion can drive complex, GPU intensive applications and games with an improved hardwareaccelerated 3D graphics engine leveraging Apple Metal graphics technology. By providingDirectX 10.1 and OpenGL 3.3 capabilities to Windows and Linux virtual machines and now allowing for up to 3GB of vRAM per-VM, Fusion leads the way in virtual machine graphics performance and accuracy.
Improved vSphere Connectivity
Connect to vCenter, ESXi or Workstation Pro servers to drive, control, and configure VMs orESXi Hosts, with impoved visibility into Datacenter and Host topology. With the commonunderlying VMware hypervisor, Fusion makes it easy to transfer virtual machines back and forth with a simple drag-and-drop, or control VMs directly from the corporate data center from the comfort of your Mac. Available in Fusion Pro only.
Helpful Snapshots and Clones
Use Snapshots to create a rollback point to revert to on the fly, which is perfect for testing software or creating repeatable demos. Clones make it easy to test a variety of different scenarios without the need to deploy the same OS configuration multiple times.
Complement to Boot Camp
No more choosing between Windows or Mac at start-up. Fusion lets you run Windows and Mac apps side-by-side directly from your existing Boot Camp partition without re-installing or rebooting.
Clones for Rapid Duplication
Save time and effort when creating the same virtual machine configuration repeatedly. Use “Linked Clones” to quickly duplicate a VM while significantly reducing physical disk space, or use “Full Clones” to create fully isolated duplicates that can be shared with other Fusion or Workstation users. *Pro Only
VMware is dedicated to supporting its customers by making Fusion and Fusion Pro accessible to everyone, including those in alignment with the regulations of Section 508 standards. Leverage the Mac’s assistive technology and Fusion to interact with elements inside of Windows to give accessibility controls to applications that wouldn’t otherwise have them. Learn more about VMware’s commitment to accessibility.
Support for the latest Windows 10 updates
Stay on the cutting edge with full support for running the latest versions of Windows 10 as a virtual machine on your Mac.
Fusion REST API
Fusion REST API
Fusion Pro provides a secure RESTful API service designed for automation and third-partysoftware integration. Leveraging the Swagger.io framework the Fusion API uses standardHTTP/S and JSON to control over 25 different VM and Host and Network operations. Build custom deployment tools to deliver macOS-as-a-Service, or integrate Fusion into a modern, continuously iterative development pipeline with automated testing. Now available in all Fusion editions.
Unity View Mode
Unity View Mode
Fusion’s Unity View Mode hides the Windows desktop so you can run Windows apps just likeMac apps. Windows apps can launch directly from Dock, Spotlight or Launchpad and, oncerunning, can be viewed in Exposé, Spaces and Mission Control just as if they were Mac apps.
Updated Virtual Hardware Platform
Fusion leverages the next generation vSphere Hypervisor platform, and brings new enhancements for data center testing and enterprise security. Fusion now includes a new virtual Trusted Platform Module for supporting Microsoft Virtualization Based Security technologies such as Device Guard and Credential Guard, as well as UEFI Secure Boot and virtual NVMe devices, and adds support for 3GB vGPU configurations.
Enjoy seamless copy-and-paste between Windows and Mac, drag-and-drop file sharing, folder sharing and mirroring, and networking and printing that require no setup but can be highly customized for professional or advanced use cases.
Isolate the Mac from Windows by disabling integration features to secure and protect the operating systems from each other. VMware Fusion gives you choices that aren’t possible when carrying a second computer.
Simplified OS Installs
With Fusion, you can run Windows from a Boot Camp partition, install from a Windows disc, migrate from an existing PC or even install macOS as a virtual machine from the recovery partition. Fusion provides a simple yet customizable way to install multiple operating systems on your Mac. New in Fusion is updated support for the Open Virtualization Format which includes an effortless installation walkthrough of the VMware vCenter Server Appliance OVA.
Retina and 5K Display Ready
VMware Fusion looks great on the latest 5K iMac displays and supports mixed retina and non-retina setups. Use a standard DPI display with your retina MacBook Pro or add a 4K display to your setup without hassle. No matter what sort of display you’re using, Fusion makes Windows look better than ever.VMWare