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Upgrade to Workstation 17 Pro
VMware Workstation Pro takes virtualization to the next level with the broadest operating system support, rich user experience, a comprehensive feature set and high performance. VMware Workstation Pro is designed for professionals that rely on virtual machines to get their job done.
Workstation 17 Pro was built to do one thing: Run Virtual Machines. Forged by the industry leader in virtualization technology, Workstation’s features, performance, and history are second to none.
Workstation 17 Pro was designed to manage a growing catalog of local and remote virtual machines. With easy controls to configure, manage and run VMs, Workstation is an indispensable tool for IT Pros.
Enjoy enhanced graphics and performance with Workstation 17 Pro. Leverage DirectX 11 and OpenGL 4 support for smooth and visually stunning 3D graphics, delivering an immersive user experience.
Create repeatable and distributable virtual dev and test environments. Rapidly deploy and validate software on various operating systems and platforms without starting from scratch on each device.
Protect sensitive data and ensure workspaces are secure and isolated by running them as virtual machines. Add more security by encrypting virtual hard disks, or use MDM solutions for Guest OS management.
Leverage seamless integration with VMware Cloud services in Workstation 17 Pro. Easily move virtual machines to and from the cloud, extending your capabilities and enhancing collaboration.
Workstation Pro Perpetual License
Acquire a perpetual license for Workstation Pro, granting you the right to use the software indefinitely without the need for recurring subscription payments.
Software Installation and Activation
Receive the necessary software installation files and activation keys to deploy and activate Workstation Pro on your system.
Gain entitlement to use Workstation Pro on a specified number of machines or virtual instances, as per the terms of the license.
Access to Product Updates
Get access to product updates, patches, and bug fixes for Workstation Pro, ensuring that your software remains up-to-date and benefits from the latest features and enhancements.
Receive technical support for your Workstation Pro license, which may include access to knowledge bases, documentation, forums, and assistance from VMware's support team.
Receive licensing documentation that outlines the terms and conditions of the Workstation Pro perpetual license, including any usage restrictions or limitations.
Disclaimer: Please note that the specific licensing details may vary, and it's important to refer to the official VMware website or contact VMware directly for the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding licensing.
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VMware Workstation 17 Player
Streamlined App for running Virtual Machines on Windows and Linux
- Easily run Windows and Linux virtual machines on your PC
- Deploy sandboxed, managed desktops to employee devices without VDI
- Run isolated development and testing environments
- High-Performance graphics in VMs for Apps and Games
VMware Workstation 17 Pro
The gold standard of Desktop Hypervisor Apps
- Build and run many virtual machines from the same UI
- Powerful networking controls
- Connect with enterprise vSphere to build and run VMs remotely
- Create local Docker containers and Kubernetes clusters
- Hundreds of supported operating systems and apps
- Processor: Intel Core i5 or AMD equivalent, 64-bit x86 processor (Recommended: Intel Core i7 or AMD equivalent)
- Memory: Minimum 8GB RAM (Recommended: 16GB or more)
- Storage: Minimum 20GB available disk space (Recommended: 40GB or more)
- Network: 1 Gbps Ethernet adapter (Recommended: 10 Gbps Ethernet adapter for optimal performance)
- Windows: Windows 10 (64-bit) or later
- Linux: Ubuntu 16.04 or later, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 or later
- VMware Tools: Latest version for guest operating systems (Ensures optimal integration and performance)
Frequently Asked Questions
Account and License Management
Access the VMware License Portal to view and manage licenses, subscriptions, and account information: VMware License Portal
Additional Resources for managing your Account/ Licenses:
- How to Upgrade or Downgrade License Keys in Customer Connect with troubleshooting steps (81665)
- How to view license keys in Customer Connect (2006831)
- How to Divide or Combine License Keys in Customer Connect with troubleshooting steps (81616)
- License key requirements for new version of VMware products (2059926)
Troubleshooting and Support
For more information visit the VMware Workstation FAQs page.