Release: VMware Fusion 3.0

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Earlier this week VMware updated its entire desktop virtualization line, releasing Workstation 7.0, Player 3.0, ACE 2.6 and of course Fusion 3.0.

The new version of Fusion (build 204229) introduces a notable number of features, including:

  • 64bit engine
  • Virtual EFI (to replace the legacy virtual BIOS and grant full compatibility with Mac OS X)
  • Embedded P2V migration tool (Migration Assistant for Windows)
  • V2V migration from Microsoft VHD format
  • Support for 4-way CPUs
  • Support for Aero (Windows 7/Vista), OpenGL 2.1 (Windows XP) and DirectX 9.0c with Shader Model 3
  • Support for Mac OS X 10.6 codename Snow Leopard (32bit and 64bit, host and guest OS)