* Supports up to two CPUs within Guest OS
* Experimental support for DirectX 8.1 games under Windows XP Service Pack 2
* 64-Bit Guest Operating Systems supported when running on 64-bit CPUs.
* Experimental support for running on developer releases of Mac OS X Leopard (10.5)
* Virtual machines created with VMWare Workstation, Server or VMware Infrastructure under other OSes can run on VMware Fusion.
– Runs multiple instances/OSes at the same time
– OS Virtual Images can be shared between different Primary OSes.
– Can run already existing “Virtual Appliances” (pre-built solutions)
You can sign up for the beta here.
Guest Operating Systems:
– Microsoft Vista Business (copy and paste of text, drag and drop of files, shared folders, and screen resizing)
– Microsoft Vista Enterprise (copy and paste of text, drag and drop of files, shared folders, and screen resizing)
– Microsoft Vista Ultimate (copy and paste of text, drag and drop of files, shared folders, and screen resizing)
Articles and Reviews
* February, 2007 – YouTube video of VMWare & 3D Acceleration.
* January, 2007 VMWare Slices Up Mac OS X – eWeek Article/Review
* December, 2006 “A holiday gift for Mac users” Official VMware blog entry about VMware Fusion beta.
* August, 2006 Windows on Mac OS X: Virtualization Turf War Heats Up – eWeek Article
* August, 2006 VMWare Blog – “Working in the labs…” – More info about VMWare Fusion.
* August, 2006 Press Release
* USA Today: Mac and XP: a virtual moot issue? – April, 2006 – Article about VMWare, Virtualization, etc.
* Wikipedia Entry