VMware Fusion 2.0 Release Candidate 1 available

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By: switchtoamac at: 5:08 PM on September 3, 2008 | Comments (0)

The VMware Fusion team has announced the availability VMware Fusion 2.0 Release Candidate 1, a free download that includes several new features for the upcoming release of the popular Mac virtualization application.

Key new features of Release Candidate 1
  • Embedded Antivirus
  • Enhanced Localization
  • Unity 2.0: Mac-Windows Integration
  • Multiple Snapshots and AutoProtect
  • Usability Enhancements
  • Video Performance Improvements
  • Tech-Pro Features
For those who want to run Windows on their Mac, a complimentary subscription of McAfee VirusScan Plus is included to keep those nasty Windows viruses and other harmful entities away.  Another key feature is the addition of Spanish and Italian language support (French, German, Japanese, and Simplified Chinese are already supported).  When the final version is released, current Fusion 1.x users get the update for free via download.

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Note that despite reaching RC status, the software may be prone to bugs, instability, and other issues.  If you decide to install the software, use it for testing only.

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