Deals: VMware Kicks Off 15% Storewide Sale, Including New Savings on Fusion 12 Software

VMware today kicked off a new promotion that's taking 15 percent off everything on its online store through Friday, October 8. This savings event covers software like VMware Fusion 12 Pro, VMware Fusion 12 Player, VMware Workstation 16 Pro, and more.

vmware fusion 12 pro playerNote: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.

For commercial use, the VMware Fusion 12 Player software is priced at $126.65, down from $149.00. If you're upgrading from Fusion 10 or greater, you can pay $67.15 for Fusion 12, down from $79.00.

If you're interested in Fusion 12 Player for personal use, a personal use license is free with a valid MyVMware account. Only those who intend to use the software in a commercial setting will need to pay for the license.

You can also get VMware Fusion 12 Pro at the discounted price of $169.15, down from $199.00 for a commercial use license. The Pro version of the software includes a license to run on up to three machines, along with other features.

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Top Rated Comments

nsayer Avatar
11 months ago

Who uses VMware fusion on Mac anyways unless they want Linux virtualisation?

You’ve got to be kidding.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
gammamonk Avatar
11 months ago
Considering VMWare abandoned even attempting x86 virtualization on M1... What other use does it have?
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Rigby Avatar
11 months ago

On Intel Mac? Sure.
VMware Has abandoned x86 virtualisation on M1 Mac.
It hasn't "abandoned" anything. They never had x86 emulation for ARM.


What else can it do over Parallel?
For example the Pro version can seamlessly interact with VSphere or ESXi clusters, including VM migration. It also has more advanced virtual network capabilities.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MrGimper Avatar
11 months ago

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=28745327

Not really. We're still talking about a virtualization product that won't be running Windows on an M1 Mac. If it has to emulate the CPU that's nothing new. Heck, I had a Windows 98 VM on my PPC powermac like 20 years ago.
You could always give them a call and tell them how to do it properly. I’m sure they’ll be grateful for the advice, being the small start-up that they are.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Jerry Fritschle Avatar
11 months ago

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=28745327

Not really. We're still talking about a virtualization product that won't be running Windows on an M1 Mac. If it has to emulate the CPU that's nothing new. Heck, I had a Windows 98 VM on my PPC powermac like 20 years ago.
(Sigh). Again, that was emulation, NOT virtualization. And it ran like an old dog.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Jerry Fritschle Avatar
11 months ago

Considering VMWare abandoned even attempting x86 virtualization on M1... What other use does it have?
You're confusing virtualization with emulation. It's the latter that mimics a different processor architecture, and then you put your OS on top of that.
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