Virtualization for Mac Made by the Virtualization Leader

Trusted by Mac® professionals and millions of users, VMware Fusion 7 Pro brings the stability and reliability that can only be delivered by the leader in virtualization. Used by 97% of US Fortune 1000 companies, VMware has won more than 280 awards for its industry-leading virtualization software, including Editors' Choice awards from MacWorld, PCMagazine, and TechRadar.

Compare VMware Fusion 7 Pro to VMware Fusion 6 Professional

Features VMware Fusion 6 Professional VMware Fusion 7 Pro
Designed for OS X Yosemite   Yes
Optimized for Haswell Intel processors with performance improvements of up to 43% vs Fusion 6   Yes
Allocate up to 2GB of video memory per virtual machine   Yes
Energy impact reduced by 42%   Yes
Automatic GPU switching or manual GPU selection for dual GPU Macs   Yes
Discrete or integrated GPU selection for dual GPU Macs   Yes
Virtual web camera compatible with iSight and external webcams   Yes
Access virtual machines hosted on VMware vSphere, ESXi or Workstation   Yes
Upload or download virtual machines to vSphere, ESXi or Workstation   Yes
OVF Export   Yes
Create per virtual machine hot keys   Yes
Improved support for Retina Macs connected to non-Retina displays   Yes
Improved guest OS compatibility   Yes

Compare VMware Fusion 7 Pro to VMware Fusion 7

Features VMware Fusion 7 VMware Fusion 7 Pro
Designed for OS X Yosemite Yes Yes
Ready for Windows® 8.1 Yes Yes
Create linked clones   Yes
Virtual network editor   Yes
Access virtual machines hosted on VMware vSphere, ESXi or Workstation   Yes
Upload or download virtual machines to vSphere, ESXi or Workstation   Yes
OVF Export   Yes
Create per virtual machine hot keys   Yes
Create restricted virtual machines   Yes
Create expiring virtual machines   Yes
Single virtual machine mode for managed environments   Yes
Eligible for VMware Basic and Production support   Yes

Compare VMware Fusion 7 Pro to Parallels Desktop Enterprise

Features VMware Fusion 7 Pro Parallels Desktop Enterprise
Perpetual license Yes  
Up to 25% more expensive on a 3 Year TCO with support and maintenance   Yes
Create restricted virtual machines for Mac, Windows and Linux Yes  
VMware licensing portal Yes  
Create expiring virtual machines Yes  
Linked clones Yes  
Support for up to 16 vCPUs, 8TB disks and 64GB of RAM Yes  
Support for up to 2GB of video memory per virtual machine Yes  
Access virtual machines hosted on VMware vSphere, ESXi or Workstation Yes  
Upload or download virtual machines to vSphere, ESXi or Workstation Yes  
Compatible with VMware portfolio Yes  
ESXi in a virtual machine Yes  
Virtualization technology used by 97% of Fortune 1000 companies Yes  

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