VMware has introduced new virtualization software. The VMware Workstation 17 Pro and the VMware Player 17 support Windows 11 and various new distributions based on the free Linux operating system kernel. In addition, both solutions offer an extended feature set with vTPM, autostart and support for OpenGL 4.3.
VMware presents new workstation and new player
VMware, led by Dell founder Michael Dell, has unveiled its new virtualization solutions, VMware Workstation 17 Pro and the free and non-commercial VMware Player 17 , which are characterized in particular by an extended feature set.
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The VMware Workstation 17 Pro and VMware Player 17 offer the following new features compared to its predecessor:
- OpenGL 4.3
- On Linux and Windows virtual machines, VMware Workstation now supports graphics rendering via OpenGL 4.3.
In addition, VMware Workstation supports 17 Pro and VMware Player 17, alongside Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022, several additional Linux distributions, such as the new editions of Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian and Red Hat as well as FreeBSD.
Download on ComputerBase
VMware Player 17 can be used as an alternative to the also linked Oracle VM VirtualBox 7.0 directly below it Message can be downloaded from the ComputerBase download area.
VMware Workstation 17 Pro is available as a test version for Windows and Linux for download directly from the manufacturer.
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