VMware released Workstation 12.5 Pro and Player




New there are currently also made by VMware: How has already announced the end of August, are again the latest updates for Desktop Virtualization Solutions Workstation Pro and Player (Windows & Linux) respectively Fusion for Mac users to. Precisely this has been officially released today and bring in addition to support for the Windows 10 Anniversary Update and Windows Server 2016 also the one or other fixes with it.

In the Windows versions VMware has placed among others on hand the following things and solved this:

A Linux host with kernel 4.6 was Workstation does not start successfully because of incorrectly compiled vmmon- and vmnet driver
Help links in the Technical Preview of Windows Server 2016 have not been displayed
Problems with Snapshots and returning to snapshots have been fixed
Host systems with an NVIDIA GPU brought in the past a SVGA error in the use of 3D applications
The “MONITOR PANIC” error ( “vcpu-0: VERIFY vmcore / vmm / main / cpuid.c: 376 bug number = 1036521”) at boot time of 64-bit systems has also been fixed
the entire memory even when limiting the memory allocated on the “truncatememory” option has been assigned: hook off is solved according to VMware

For more information, you can find the Release Notes for Workstation Pro or Workstation Player . Depending on which VMware version are you on the go, you get the update for free or discounted accordingly.


In the wake of the Windows and Linux versions followed as well as the latest updates also lived the Mac derivative Fusion or Fusion Pro in version 8.5. Besides the expected support of the Windows 10 Anniversary updates and the Server 2016 VMware has made ​​its Mac solution is now compatible for macOS Sierra and strikes – whether useful or not – also a bridge for Apple’s voice assistant Siri.

Hand created you to problems when importing virtual machines that were created under Parallels 11 here. Also crashes when attempting to remote virtual machine on an ESXi 5.5 server to create and share files via drag ‘n drop between the host and guest system, will now belong to the past.

All existing customers of Fusion 8 get the update for free from the website or via the integrated update function. The Release Notes for the Mac version, including all fixed and still open fault can be found here .


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