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Download VMware Player 12.5.1

VMware Workstation Player 12.5.1

By VMware Inc  (Freeware)
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A virtual machine is a computer defined in software. It's like running a PC on your PC.

This free desktop virtualization software application makes it easy to operate any virtual machine created by VMware Workstation, VMware Fusion, VMware Server or VMware ESX.

Key Features Include:

  • Run multiple operating systems simultaneously on a single PC.
  • Experience the benefits of preconfigured products without any installation or configuration issues.
  • Share data between host computer and virtual machine.
  • Run both 32 and 64 bit virtual machines.
  • Leverage 2-way Virtual SMP.
  • Use 3rd-party virtual machines and images.
  • Share data between host computer and virtual machine.
  • Broad host and guest operating system support.
  • Support for USB 2.0 devices.
  • Get appliance info at start-up.
  • Gain easy access to virtual machines via intuitive home page interface.

VMware Player also supports Microsoft Virtual Server virtual machines or Microsoft Virtual PC virtual machines.

Title: VMware Player 12.5.1
Filename: VMware-player-12.5.1-4542065.exe
File size: 74.68MB (78,304,296 bytes)
Requirements: Windows 2000 / XP / Windows 7 / XP 64-bit / Vista 64-bit / Windows 7 64-bit / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64-bit / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64-bit
Languages: Multiple languages
License: Freeware
Date added: October 29, 2016
Author: VMware Inc
MD5 Checksum: 8B97BF660AE810F636745ECB1817F8D4

- It contains bug fixes, security updates and performance improvements.
# Resolved Issues
- VMware VIX API files installed to the incorrect location. When you install the VMware VIX API files, some files install to C:\, even when you select the default install path of C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware VIX.
- vmrun commands fail on RHEL 6.8 and CentOS 6.8 hosts. Trying to execute vmrun commands on a RHEL 6.8 or CentOS 6.8 host machine, results in errors.
- Some driver files are not deleted after uninstalling VMware Workstation Player from a Windows host operating system. After VMware Workstation Player is uninstalled, the following driver-related files remain on the Windows host operating system: In C:\Program Files\Common Files\VMware\Drivers\vmci\device: vmciver.dll.