VMware Fusion 12.x Player

VMware Fusion 12.x Player
VMware, Inc.
Delivery Type
You will be able to place an order for this product again in 12 months after the initial order.
The license you will receive with this offering is valid 12 months starting with the 1st of the month the offering was ordered.

Fully featured version, available for download. This product allows for personal use on a single machine, not for use on shared workstations. You must be a student, faculty or staff member of an academic institution to qualify for this offer.

You will be able to place an order for this product again one year after the initial order.

VMware Fusion delivers a secure and powerful desktop sandbox for running Windows or other operating systems on the Mac without rebooting. Use at home to run Windows DX11 games or for learning with a Personal License, or use Fusion Player to separate Work from Home life with a commercial license.
  • Powerfully Simple
  • Run Nearly Any Operating System on Mac
  • Connect to VMware vSphere
  • Develop and Test for Any Platform
  • Design and Demo Complex Solutions
  • Run Local Corporate Desktops
  • Make Windows Feel at Home on Mac"


VMware Fusion 12.x Player


  • All Macs launched in 2012* or later are supported, as well as:
    • 2010 Mac Pro “Six Core,” “Eight Core” and “Twelve Core.”
      *With exception, the following Macs are not supported:
  • 2012 Mac Pro “Quad Core” using the Intel Xeon W3565 Processor


  • Fusion 12 supports Macs with macOS 11.0 Big Sur and macOS 10.15 Catalina. Fusion 12 does not function on macOS 10.14 and earlier.

Metal Host Graphics Rendering Engine

  • The Metal rendering engine requires an Apple Mac computer which supports Metal. See Apple's documentation regarding Metal supported Macs: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205073

Requirements to support DirectX 11 3D Acceleration in a virtual machine:


  • Mac Pro 2013 and later
  • iMac 27-inch 2014 and later
  • MacBook Pro 13-inch 2015 and later
  • MacBook Pro 15-inch 2015 with dual graphics and later
  • MacBook Air 2015 and later
  • MacBook 2015 and later
  • iMac 21-inch 2015 and later
  • iMac Pro 2017 and later
  • MacMini 2018 and later
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