Local Desktop Virtualization

Upgrade to Workstation 15.5 Player

Price: 88,95 €

VMware Workstation Player is a streamlined desktop virtualization application that runs one or more operating systems on the same computer without rebooting. With its simple user interface, unmatched operating system support and portability, it’s now easier than ever for IT professionals to get their users up and running with a corporate desktop.

*Workstation Player requires a 64-bit processor and 64-bit host operating system

*72,32 € ex VAT

VMware® offers optional Support and Subscription Services (SnS) to VMware Workstation Player customers with the purchase of 10 or more licenses. Please update quantity above to 10 or more to proceed with purchase of support.
Price: 88,95 €
*72,32 € ex VAT
  • Licensed to run in a commercial environment
  • Best way to deliver a managed desktop on Windows or Linux PCs
  • Unmatched OS support for ultimate compatibility
  • Run restricted virtual machines created by Workstation Pro or Fusion Pro
  • Continue to run Windows XP or Windows 7 in a virtual environment on modern hardware

Systems using Processors (CPUs) launched in 2011 or later are supported except:

  • Intel Atom processors based on the 2011 “Bonnell”  micro-architecture (e.g. Atom Z670/Z650; Atom N570)
  • Systems using Intel Atom processors based on the 2012 “Saltwell” micro-architecture (e.g. Atom S1200, Atom D2700/D2500, Atom N2800/N2600.
  • Systems using AMD processors based on the “Llano” and “Bobcat” micro-architectures (e.g. code-named “Hondo”, “Ontario”, “Zacate”, “Llano”)

In addition the following are supported:

  • Systems using Intel processors based on the 2010 “Westmere” micro-architecture (e.g. Xeon 5600, Xeon 3600, Core i7-970, Core i7-980, Core i7-990) 
  • 1.3GHz or faster core speed
  • 2GB RAM minimum/ 4GB RAM or more recommended

Host Operating Systems (64-bit)

  • Ubuntu 14.04 and above
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 & above
  • CentOS 6.0 and above
  • Oracle Linux 6.0 and above
  • open SUSE Leap 42.2 and above
  • SUSE Linux 12 and above

Guest Operating Systems

More than 200 operating systems are supported, including: 

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.X
  • Windows 7
  • Windows XP
  • Ubuntu
  • RedHat
  • SUSE
  • Oracle Linux
  • Debian
  • Fedora
  • openSUSE
  • Mint
  • CentOS

For a complete list of supported host and guest operating systems visit the VMware Compatibility Guide.

VMware Workstation Player runs on most 64-bit* Windows or Linux host operating systems:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Ubuntu
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • CentOS
  • Oracle Linux
  • openSUSE
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Please visit the VMware compatibility guide for the most up to date operating system support.
* VMware Workstation 15.5 Player requires a 64-bit Processor and 64-bit Host Operating System
* Intel "Nahalem" and earlier based CPU's are not supported in this release.

General Workstation Player Workstation Pro
Create New VMs
Create Large VMs (16CPU, 64GB RAM, 3 GB VRAM)
Over 200 Supported Guest OSs
Mass Deployment
Host/Guest Integration
Host/Guest File Sharing
Run VMs with Different View Modes
3D Graphics with DX10.1 and OpenGL 3.3 Support
Device Support
4K Display Support
Support a Wide Range of Virtual Devices
USB Smart Card Reader Support
USB 3.0 Device Support
Advanced Features Workstation Player Workstation Pro
Run Managed/Restricted Desktop
REST API Control
Command Line Operation: vmrun
Run Encrypted VM
Drag-able Tabbed Interface
Run Multiple VMs at Once
Create/Manage Encrypted VM
Advanced Networking
Virtual Machine Cloning
Share Virtual Machine (Workstation Server)
Connect to vSphere/ESXi Server
vCenter Server Appliance Effortless Deploy
Remote vSphere Host Power Control
Microsoft Virtualization Based Security (Guest) Support
Virtual Trusted Platform Module (vTPM)
Virtual Network Simulation (packet loss, latency)
Virtual Network Rename
UEFI Boot Support
UEFI Secure Boot Support