This free desktop virtualization software application makes it easy to operate any virtual machine that has been created by VMware Workstation, VMware Fusion, VMware Server or VMware ESX.  The software also supports Microsoft Virtual Server virtual machines or Microsoft Virtual PC virtual machines.

With VMware Player 6.0.2 you can gain easy access to virtual machines via the home page interface.  You are able to run multiple operating systems simultaneously on a single PC. You can share data between host computer and virtual machines.  You can also run 32- and 64-bit virtual machines.  The software even has USB 2.0 device support. You can also use 3rd-party virtual machines and images.

VMWare Player Update

In the latest version of VMware Player, the following has been updated;

KVM mode has been added to VMware Player.
There is improved compatibility and audio performance with certain USB audio and video devices.
The VMware Tools can be properly updated when upgrading VMware Player to a newer version and the VMware Player UI now displays correctly when powering on an old hardware version.

VMware Player 6.0.2. is available for download now

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