Release: VMware Fusion 1.0

Finally VMware enters in the Apple market with its first virtualization solution for Mac desktops: Fusion 1.0.

With this product aims at taking over Parallels Desktop, which conquered Mac OS users with impressive usability. To do so VMware is exposing since first version (build 51348) a remarkable feature set which includes:

  • Support for 32 and 64bit guest OS
  • Support for Virtual SMP
  • Support for USB 2.0
  • Support for host-guest drag&drop / shared folders
  • Support for seamless displaying (Unity)

Fusion supports all guest OSes that Workstation 6 alread supports. The unified Guest Operating System Installation Guide will be updated soon to include Fusion in its summary charts.

Download a trial here.

The Virtualization Industry Roadmap has been updated accordingly.