VMware Windows-on-a-Mac product close to launch

VMware Inc. is pricing its upcoming new software to run Windows on a Mac similar to rival Parallels Inc.'s software announced last week. VMware said that its Fusion software for Macintosh computers can be pre-ordered beginning Tuesday for US$39.99, and $79.99 when it becomes generally available near the end of August. Parallels Inc. priced its Parallels Desktop version 3.0 at $79.99 when it became generally available Thursday, and $39.99 for users upgrading from a previous version of Parallels.

Both make it possible for Mac users to run the Windows OS from Microsoft Corp. alongside the Apple Inc. Mac OS X operating system. It is for people who use a Mac but also want to use software applications written only for Windows. VMware released Fusion Beta 4 for Macs on Thursday. Besides running Windows OSes, Fusion also runs Linux and Solaris-based applications without having to reboot the computer to switch from the Mac OS to another OS. VMware says one key feature of Fusion, called Unity, allows for seamless transition from Mac to Windows applications. Icons for Windows applications will be displayed along with those of Mac applications in the dock at the bottom of the computer screen.

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And how about Mac-on-a-Windows?
I'm a software/web app developer and always need to test stuff over different platforms. PearPc is no longer an option so I'm forced to have an old iMac just to test my apps.
I'd love to see something similar to Parallels but for Windows.

Of course (and I'm very well aware of this), for this to happen, Apple will have to do something about their OS EULA which prohibits MacOS to run on non Apple hardware...

xfx said,
And how about Mac-on-a-Windows?
I'm a software/web app developer and always need to test stuff over different platforms. PearPc is no longer an option so I'm forced to have an old iMac just to test my apps.
I'd love to see something similar to Parallels but for Windows.

Of course (and I'm very well aware of this), for this to happen, Apple will have to do something about their OS EULA which prohibits MacOS to run on non Apple hardware...

this is already possible. illegally.

Muaitai said,
Where can I find more information on Mac on Windows?

Searching google for osx86 is a good place to start. The forums at www.insanelymac.com are very helpful. And for some general information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OSx86

Edit: sorry just realized I was thinking "Mac on a PC" rather than "Mac on Windows" for some reason. Thats also possible using at least one of the virtual PC applications. I'm looking now for a good link for that. I tried that but for some reason it ate up 100% of the cpu doing nothing so it wasn't worth it. Dual-booting into OS X works very well though once its all set up. Here's a guide to installing OSx86 on VMWare: Vmware how to - OSx86