VMware Software Manager is a free product that dramatically simplifies the download of VMware suites and products.  

What Software Manager Does

Easy to Use

Provides an easy to use interface to find, select & download the content needed to install or upgrade a VMware product or suite with the push of a button.

File Integrity Check

Verifies the suite was downloaded without corruption.

New Release Detection

Automatically detects the release of new VMware suites, products and versions


Software Manager

Software Manager

VMware vCloud Suite

Integrated offering for building and managing a VMware vSphere-based private cloud that can dramatically improve efficiency, agility and control for IT organizations.  

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Software Manager Support

Access self-service, web-based resources and 24/7 global support. (General Inquiries – Downloads)  

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To be able to install and use Download Service, you must ensure that  your system meets specific operating system and Web browser requirements.

  • On-Premise Client application
  • Windows Versions Supported
    • Windows 8.1 64-bit
    • Windows 7 64-bit SP2
    • Windows Server 2012 64-bit R2
    • Windows Server 2008 64-bit R2 SP1
  • Browsers Supported
    • Internet Explorer 10 and 11
    • Firefox 34 and 35
    • Google Chrome 39 and 40
  • Disk Space Required
    • VSM Installer MSI is 17MB   
    • VSM itself consumes 34MB of disk space  
    •  Depot – actual disk space required is dependent on the number of suites downloaded, recommended minimum is 80GB (vCloud Suite 5.8 Enterprise Edition consumes 68.2GB)



You can easily install the VMware Software Manager on your own.

  • Download and run the installer.
  • Accept the end-user license agreement.
  • Specify the download location (a local or network drive) where you would like to you want to install it on.