VMware Workstation provides a seamless way to access all of the virtual machines you need, regardless of where they are running. Remotely connect to virtual machines running on VMware vSphere, ESXi or another copy of VMware Workstation. Workstation’s web interface lets you access local and server hosted virtual machines from your PC, smart phone, tablet or any device with a modern browser. Run applications on multiple operating systems including Linux, Windows and more at the same time on the same PC without rebooting. Evaluate and test new operating systems, applications and patches in an isolated environment.
VMware Workstation 10 continues VMware’s tradition of delivering innovative features that technical professionals rely on every day. With support for Windows 8.1, tablet sensors, and expiring VMs, it's the perfect tool to make your work seamless, intuitive, and more connected. Read the details
Take Your Productivity to the Next Level
- Run applications on multiple operating systems including Linux, Windows and more at the same time on the same PC without rebooting.
- Evaluate and test new operating systems, applications and patches in an isolated environment.
- Demonstrate complex software applications on a single laptop in a repeatable, reliable manner.
- Consolidate multiple computers running web servers, database servers, etc. onto a single machine.
- Build reference architectures for evaluation before deploying into production.
- Simply drag and drop to move your virtual machines from your PC to vSphere, or the cloud.
The following issues are resolved in this release of VMware Workstation:
- The compatibility and performance of USB audio and video devices with virtual machines has been improved.
- Resolved an issue that prevents a USB device from being connected to Linux RHEL 5 guest operating system.
- Easy installation option supports Windows 8.1 Update 1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 as a guest operating system.
- OpenSUSE 13.1 is officially supported as a host operating system.
- Resolved an issue causing burning CDs with Blueray drives to fail while connected to the virtual machine.
- Resolved an issue that caused using Microsoft Word and Excel in unity mode causes a beep.
- Resolved an issue causing host application windows to be blanked out in the UAC dialog on the Linux host of the Windows 8 virtual machine.
- Resolved an issue that prevented the Sound Card from being automatically added to the VM when powering on the virtual machine on a Linux host.
- Resolved an issue that could cause a Windows 8.1 guest operating system to display a black screen when launching Metro style applications in the launch menu.
- Resolved a hotkey conflict in the Preference dialog of the KVM mode.
- Resolved a compatibility issue of GL renderer with some new Nvidia drivers.
- Resolved graphics errors with for Solidworks applications.
- Resolved an issue causing virtual machines imported from a physical PC to crash on startup.
- Resolved an issue about shared folder when the user read and write file using two threads.
- Resolved an issue that caused Linux virtual machines to see stale file contents when using shared folders.
- Resolved the virtual machine performance issues when using the E1000e adapter.
- Resolved an issue preventing Workstation from starting on Ubuntu 14.04.
- Known issues from prior releases of VMware Workstation 10 also might apply to VMware Workstation 10.0.2.
- VM BIOS show a maximum of 8 disks in Windows 8 host and Windows 8 guest.
- Only 8 disks are shown on the boot page of BIOS.
- Workaround: Remove all the disks greater than 8 from the vm setting and keep the boot disk in the BIOS boot list, then have the boot disk to the top position, then restart the VM. after VM started, add the removed disk back by selecting add existing disk.