VMWare Fusion updated - new features and support for Mac OS X Leopard

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By: switchtoamac at: 10:31 PM on November 12, 2007 | Comments (0)

On Monday November 12, 2007 VMware announced the release of VMware Fusion 1.1, an update to the VMware Fusion desktop virtualization software for Intel-based Macs.

VMware Fusion allows owners of Intel-based Mac users to simultaneously run both Mac OS X and Windows.  Key new features include:

  • Mac OS X Leopard support
  • Improved support for Microsoft Windows 3D graphics and experimental support for DirectX 9.0
  • Enhancements to VMware Fusion’s Unity feature - such as displaying the Windows Start menu and task bar via Unity
  • Support for Microsoft Vista Boot Camp partitions as virtual machines
  • Find and search support for Windows Start menu item
  • Support for French, German, and Japanese
  • Improved performance

VMware Fusion 1.1 is a free update that is immediately available for current VMware Fusion 1.0 users.  VMware also released a beta version of its VMware Importer application that allows Fusion users to import Parallels 2.5 and 3.0 virtual systems.  Find out more at http://www.vmware.com/mac

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