VMware opens new Fusion private beta program

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Last week virtualization.info wrote about the private beta program of VMware Workstation 7.0.
It seems that the company is also working on the next version of Fusion (2.5? 3.0?) as MacNN reports:

…The private beta, released to a select group of beta testers, offers simpler access to common tasks in the Virtual Machine Library, added support for DirectX 9.0c with Shader Model 3 functions, experimental OpenGL 2.1 support, and a new “migration assistant” for moving from Windows XP or Vista to the Mac.

Other modifications in the preview provide an “always-on” application menu where users can start Windows applications directly, and changes to the automatic updates to help with checking, downloading and installing updates. Additional support is also included for the Mac OS X 10.6 (32-bit only), along with experimental guest support for Windows 7…