VMWare Fusion 7 Now Available With Support for OS X Yosemite and More
On Wednesday, VMWare launched VMWare Fusion 7 and VMWare Fusion 7 Pro with support for OS X 10.10 Yosemite and a number of other improvements. VMWare Fusion 7's launch comes about eight days after the release of its major competitor, Parallels Desktop 10
In addition to supporting OS X 10.10 Yosemite, VMWare Fusion 7 also improves compatibility with Windows 8.1 and adds support for all of Apple's latest devices, such as those with the latest Intel Core i5, i7, and Xeon E5 processors. The company notes that with the new support, VMWare Fusion 7 is the fastest-performing release of the software yet, bringing a hefty 42% improvement in processor-heavy tasks across the board.
The software allows you to create powerful virtual machines on your Mac OS X computer, such as Windows or Linux, with near native performance. VMWare Fusion 7 allows you to have up to 16 virtual CPUs, 64GB of memory, and 2GB of video memory allocated for a virtual machine running on your desktop.
If you're interested in grabbing the new software, VMWare Fusion 7 is available from VMWare's Web site
for $79.99, or as a $49.99 upgrade for those already running VMWare Fusion 5 or 6. VMWare Fusion 7 Pro is available from VMWare's Web site
for $149.99, or as a $79.99 upgrade for those already running VMWare Fusion 5 or 6 Pro.