VMware Player is a free virtualization software that lets you use and try Windows 7, Chrome OS and latest versions of Linux effortlessly and all at the same time. The VMware Player application creates separate virtual machines for each OS and your system is equipped to run different OS at a time.
VMware Player free software enables users to easily create and run virtual machines on a Windows or Linux PC. VMware Player is set up as a typical desktop application. When you have installed the application, VMware Player runs virtual machines in a separate window. VMware Player enables the user to create and configure their own virtual machines for better and optimal performance of the system and access any devices and peripherals connected to their PC.
What can you do with VMware Player?
Use VMware Player to generate, run, evaluate, and share software running in virtual machines.
Generate and create – the freeware, VMware Player allows you to create virtual machines for your system. You must use VMware Player to create virtual machines with the latest 32-bit and 64-bit Windows and Linux operating systems. Installation of the freeware is so easy that you can install the application directly on your PC.
Run your VM – VMware Player can be used by anyone to run virtual machines on a Windows or Linux PC. VMware Player makes it quick and easy to take benefit of the safety, flexibility, and portability of virtual machines.
Evaluate – by using the freeware, VMware Player you will be able to evaluate and use new OS successfully on your system, without making your system slow and burdensome. You can safely try and test new software in an isolated environment on your PC. Virtual appliances are pre-built, pre-configured and ready-to-run enterprise software applications packaged along with an operating system in a virtual machine. You can use the VMware Player application to run over 900 virtual appliances from leading software vendors available from the VMware Virtual Appliance Marketplace.
Share – you can share the VMware Player application with anyone you want. The application is also available for redistribution.
Use the application to run over 200 supported operating systems including Windows 7, Chrome OS, Ubuntu 10.04, and many other versions of Windows, Linux, and more. It is very easy to create virtual machines on server that is enabled with virtualization software like VirtualBox, or some other VMWare alternative.
Minimum PC requirement
For using this VMware Player application, system recommendation that you require is 1 GHz or faster processor (2GHz recommended) and 1GB RAM minimum (2GB RAM recommended). VMware Player requires approximately 150MB of disk space to install the application. Other tools to manage system resources include Disk Space Monitor, Duplicate Cleaner and Free Disk Usage Analyzer.
The freeware VMware Player permits the user to try and test new operating systems without rebooting the system. Easy installation makes creating virtual machines with the latest 32-bit and 64-bit Windows and Linux operating systems easier than installing them directly on your PC. Overall VMware Player is a useful software.