Release: VMware Fusion 4.0

VMware has released version 4.0 of its desktop virtualization platform for Apple Mac: Fusion. This product is the follow up of version 3 for which the latest released version was 3.1.3. which was released in June this year.

Version 4.0 provides the following new features:

  • Support for OS X Lion
  • 64-bit Cocoa Application
  • Option to add installed Windows Aps to Mac Applications folder and Launchpad
  • Support for Mission Control
  • Optimization for multi-core Macs providing 2.5 times faster 3D graphics on OS X Lion
  • Support for AutoCAD 2012 in Windows 7
  • New settings menu
  • Redesigned VM library and snapshot menu
  • Support for OS X Lion, OS X Lion Server, Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server and Mac OS X Leopard Server in a VM
  • Support for CentOS 6.0, Debian 6.0, FreeBSD 8.2, Mandriva 2010, openSUSE 11.4, SUSE Linux 11 SP1, RHEL 6.0 and VMware ESX 5.