Steven89
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What is the difference between VMware Player and VMware Workstation?

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I'm new here. I don't know is this the right place to post this. My question as title. Please guide me.

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Penic_Albin
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With VMware Workstation you can create new virtual machine, with VMware player you cant.

You can also check this post Why should I buy Workstation when Server or Player is free?

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Penic_Albin
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With VMware Workstation you can create new virtual machine, with VMware player you cant.

You can also check this post Why should I buy Workstation when Server or Player is free?

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Steven89
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VMware Workstation can create new virtual machine, with VMware player you cant. Then how VMware Player run virtual machine? I don't get it.

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Penic_Albin
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With VMware Player you can run precreated VM, ether you create it with VMware Workstation/Server or you download it from VMware Virtual Appliance Marketplace

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Steven89
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ok..i got it..thanks anyway..

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RDPetruska
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Workstation also supports:

Command-line interface via VMrun and VIX API.

Teams

Multiple snapshots

Integrated debugging, record/replay.

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ijtroquim
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Update: As of version 3.0.0, you can create Virtual Machines (isn't that just cool?) 😃

Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VMware_Player

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