Perpetual license Local Desktop Virtualization

Upgrade to Workstation 17 Pro

Price: $99.00

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.

Price: $99.00

VMware® offers optional Support and Subscription Services (SnS) to VMware Workstation Pro customers with the purchase of 1 or more licenses. SnS Protects your investment by providing major version upgrades as well as technical assistance during the subscription term.

Includes 30 Days of complimentary email support.
Additional support offerings available upon adding to cart.

Key Features

Virtualization Experience

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.

Many Virtual Machines, All At Once

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.

Enhanced Graphics and Performance

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.

Sharable Development and Testing Environments

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.

Secure and Isolated Workspaces

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.

Integration with VMware Cloud

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.

What's Included

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.

License Entitlements

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.

Technical Support

Receive technical support for your Workstation Pro license, which may include access to knowledge bases, documentation, forums, and assistance from VMware's support team.

Licensing Documentation

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.

Compare Workstation Editions

VMware Workstation 17 Player

Perpetual License

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

Perpetual License

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

System Requirements

General System
  • 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)
Operating System
  • Windows: Windows 10 (64-bit) or later
  • Linux: Ubuntu 16.04 or later, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 or later
Other Requirements
  • VMware Tools: Latest version for guest operating systems (Ensures optimal integration and performance)

Frequently Asked Questions

Product Compatibility

VMware provides detailed information on supported guest and host operating systems in the official Compatibility Guide: Compatibility Guide

Account and License Management

Troubleshooting and Support

Visit the VMware Support site to create a support request, access product documentation, and explore knowledge base articles: VMware Support

Accessing Product Documentation


For more information visit the VMware Workstation FAQs page.


Workstation Pro User Guide (For 16)
VMware Workstation Pro Documentation
VMware Workstation Community