VMware Fusion 1.1 Released today

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by phatboy, Dec 9, 2007.

  1. phatboy macrumors member

    Sep 20, 2007
    Check it out!

    The free upgrade is avaliable to download here:

    VMware Fusion 1.1 has more than 25 enhancements including:

    * Support for Mac OS X Leopard
    * Use even more Windows 3D applications and games with experimental support for DirectX 9.0 accelerated 3D graphics (without “shaders”).
    * English, French, German, and Japanese versions all in the same download
    * Unity in VMware Fusion 1.1 makes Windows on the Mac even more seamless with:
    o Support for Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit editions
    o Support for Windows XP 64-bit edition
    o My Computer, My Documents, My Network Places, Control Panel, Run, and Search now appear in the Applications menu, Dock applications menu and Launch Applications window
    o Option to show/hide the Windows taskbar and Start menu in the VMware Fusion View menu
    o VMware Fusion “Launch Applications” window now only appears when you choose
    o Improved performance when resizing and dragging Unity windows
    * Boot Camp integration even better with VMware Fusion 1.1:
    o Use Microsoft Vista Boot Camp partitions in VMware Fusion virtual machines
    o Automatically remount the Boot Camp partition after Boot Camp virtual machine is shut down
    o Improved support for detecting and preparing Boot Camp partitions for use as virtual machines
    * Other improvements:
    o Ability to sync iPhone with Outlook in Windows virtual machines
    o Eject key now ejects the optical drive when attached to a virtual machine
    o VMware Shared Folders created with Windows Easy Install now defaults to "Read Only" access of the Mac’s home directory for maximum security
    o Option to hide the VMware Fusion status bar to take advantage of more screen real estate
    o Installation status and “out of date” status for VMware Tools made more obvious on status bar
    o Necessity to power off virtual machine to modify virtual hardware settings made more obvious.

  2. phatboy thread starter macrumors member

    Sep 20, 2007
    sorry. my mistake. im from the uK and i read dates DD/MM/YYYY instead of MM/DD/YYYY.

    so 1.1 has been out for a month now. well thats nice too know.

    i just bought VMware fushion to use on my new macbook pro im getting for christmas :)

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