Perpetual license Local Desktop Virtualization

Upgrade to Workstation 17 Player

Price: 77,23€

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.

VMware Workstation Player paid license allows you to use this product for commercial use.

Price: 77,23€

VMware® offers optional Support and Subscription Services (SnS) to VMware Workstation Player 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

Advanced Virtualization Performance

Maximize application performance and efficiency with advanced virtualization capabilities, delivering faster response times and optimal resource utilization.

Enhanced Workload Security

Safeguard your critical workloads with built-in security features, including granular access controls, encryption, and secure VM migration.

Dynamic Resource Management

Optimize resource allocation and scalability with dynamic workload balancing, enabling efficient utilization of server resources for maximum productivity.

Advanced Networking and Storage Integration

Benefit from advanced networking and storage integrations, enabling seamless management and performance optimization across your virtual infrastructure.

Automated Disaster Recovery

Streamline disaster recovery processes with automated failover and failback, reducing recovery time and minimizing data loss during unplanned events.

High Availability and Business Continuity

Ensure uninterrupted operations with vSphere Enterprise Plus' robust high availability features, minimizing downtime and protecting against system failures.

What's Included

Workstation Player Perpetual License

Acquire a perpetual license for Workstation Player, 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 Player on your system.

License Entitlements

Gain entitlement to use Workstation Player 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 Player, ensuring that your software remains up-to-date and benefits from the latest features and enhancements.

Technical Support

Receive technical support for your Workstation Player 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 Player 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
  • Web Browser: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge (Latest versions recommended)
  • 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 Player Quick Start Guide
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