VMware Fusion vs VMware Workstation Player : Which is Better?

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VMware Fusion

VMware Fusion is a software hypervisor developed by VMware for Macintosh computers. VMware Fusion allows Intel-based Macs to run operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Linux, NetWare, or Solaris on virtual machines, along with their Mac OS X operating system using a combination of paravirtualization, hardware virtualization and dynamic recompilation. Developed by VMware

License: Commercial

Categories: Network & Admin

Apps available for Mac OS X

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VMware Workstation Player

VMware Workstation Player, formerly VMware Player, is a virtualization software package for x64 computers running Microsoft Windows or Linux. Developed by VMware

License: Free Personal

Apps available for Windows Linux

VMware Fusion VS VMware Workstation Player Feature comparision

Feature VMware Fusion VMware Workstation Player
Operating system
Virtualization
Open VMDK files
Multiple languages
Zalando integration
Portable
Scriptable
Emulation
Extensible by Plugins/Extensions
Linux-based
Run Windows software
FOSS
VNC Viewer
Live migration
GNU/linux-libre
Remote desktop
FLOSS
GPLv3
Web Browsers Based on Chromium
Web Browsers Based on Firefox
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