VMware released the major version of their desktop virtualization software – VMware workstation 8. If you are a VMware fan who runs multiple Operating Systems by virtualization then this must be great news for you. Here is the link to download VMware workstation 8 final and full version. You can download for Windows and Linux host operating systems from same link.
So, What’s new in version 8?
The main and first new change can hurt you slightly, because it requires 64bit CPU. Yes, you need to have 64Bit supported processor in host computer to install and run VMware workstation 8. It doesn’t matter whether your host is having 32bit or 64bit Operating System, but it should run on 64bit processor. Once you install, you can have 32bit and 64bit guest Operating Systems virtual machines.
Few major changes,
- Installation Changes and Enhanced Keyboards
- Virtual Hardware Improvements
- New User Interface
- What Happened to Teams?
- Shared Virtual Machines and AutoStart
- Remote Connections
- Upload to vSphere
- Documentation Changes
Find about the detailed what’s new in VMware workstation 8 here.