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VMware Workstation Player 17.5.1

VMware Player

VMware Player is the easiest way to run multiple operating systems at the same time on your computer.

With its user-friendly interface, VMware Player makes it effortless for anyone to try out Windows 10, Chrome OS or the latest Linux releases, or to create virtual "sandboxes" to test pre-release software in. VMware Player can also be used to run a virtual copy of an old PC so that you can recycle the old machines you have under your desk or stored in the closet.

  • Run multiple operating systems simultaneously on a single computer
  • Experience the benefits of preconfigured products without any installation or configuration hassles
  • Share data between host computer and virtual machine
  • Run 32- and 64-bit virtual machines
  • Use 3rd-party pre-configured virtual machines and images
  • Share data between the host computer and virtual machine
  • Broad host and guest operating system support
  • Support for USB 2.0 devices
  • Gain easy access to virtual machines via an intuitive home page interface

What's New in VMware Workstation Player 17.5.1:

  • This release resolves CVE-2024-22251. For more information on this vulnerability and its impact on VMware products, see VMSA-2024-0005.

Product Support Notices

  • The virtual printer feature has reached its end of life and has been removed from VMware Workstation Player.

Resolved Issues

Keyboard hangs on Linux guest virtual machines

  • Linux guest virtual machines might have their keyboard processing hang after specific combinations of keyboard/mouse events. This issue is resolved.

Security Issues

  • curl has been updated to 8.4

Download: VMware Workstation Player 17.5.1 | 563.0 MB (Free for personal use)
View: VMware Player Website | Release Notes

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