VMware Fusion and Fusion Pro FAQs
Downloads and Trials
How can I download VMware Fusion or VMware Fusion Pro?
You can download VMware Fusion software from the Fusion Download page.
Can I convert my trial license to a permanent license?
After the evaluation period has expired, you will be prompted to enter a license key. If you have purchased the product you will have received a new license key. Enter the purchased license key when prompted to unlock the full "unlimited" version of the software. To take advantage of complimentary email support for up to 18 months, your license key must be registered. If you purchased the product from the VMware Online store, your license key is automatically registered. If you purchased from a reseller, you need to manually register your license key in My VMware. Please consult this KB article for detailed instructions on license key registration.
Do I need to download VMware Fusion again if I am converting my trial license to a full license?
No. You simply need to update your license key in VMware Fusion. You can do this from the "VMware Fusion" menu, click on "License" and enter your new license key.
Where do I download free "minor" updates?
VMware Fusion will prompt you for updates automatically. To manually check for updates, click on the "VMware Fusion" drop down menu in VMware Fusion and choose "Check for Updates."
Can I install VMware Fusion and Parallels on the same Mac?
Yes, both can be installed at the same time. Please, check system requirements for both products before installing.
How can I obtain an evaluation of VMware Fusion or VMware Fusion Pro?
You can obtain a free trial of VMware Fusion or VMware Fusion Pro at