This deal was published more than 2 weeks ago and may no longer be available.
VMWare Fusion 12 Player (now free for personal use) macOS Big Sur
259°

VMWare Fusion 12 Player (now free for personal use) macOS Big Sur

FREE£0.01
12
259°
VMWare Fusion 12 Player (now free for personal use) macOS Big Sur
Posted 16th Sep 2020
VMWare Fusion 12 Player with Big Sur support and now free for personal use. You'll need to an existing or create a new VMWare account. I clicked the link my.vmware.com/web…wnp which takes you to the page VMware Fusion Player – Personal Use License. On the same page log into your account. Next click register for Fusion 12. The license key and download link will instantly appear.

I've upgraded to this version from my previous paid version of Fusion 10. Has all the features that had but with the benefit of macOS Big Sur and DX11 support and other new updates.

A big saving for non-commercial users as we'd normally have to pay for updates to keep our virtual machines working with new macOS versions.
Community Updates
12 Comments
Can you explain? I thought Hackintosh is against their TOS?
GhostCaspar16/09/2020 18:41

Can you explain? I thought Hackintosh is against their TOS?


This is VMWare Fusion 12 Player running on Mac, unrelated to Hackintosh.
It’s for running Windows on a Mac, not the other way round.
This is great for some basic virtualisation on MacOS, heated.
You can still run a virtual Mac (hackintosh) if you like
Excellent, thanks for this!
I’m currently using a parallels 16 trial because virtual box isn’t working properly on my new Mac. I’ll give this a whirl and save myself some money
branflakes16/09/2020 22:40

You can still run a virtual Mac (hackintosh) if you like


I have a old macbook with the os DVDs can I vm that on my windows desktop there is no serial key anywhere ?
cashinpocket17/09/2020 02:27

I have a old macbook with the os DVDs can I vm that on my windows desktop …I have a old macbook with the os DVDs can I vm that on my windows desktop there is no serial key anywhere ?



This is for running Windows on a Mac, not the other way around!
Very helpful. Thank you for sharing this - especially as Oracle's free VirtualBox software doesn't seem to play happily with my MacBook Pro running MacOS Catalina. (Although the same version of VirtualBox works perfectly on an older iMac running MacOS High Sierra).

Heat added.
Is it just me, or is VM performance pretty poor now? I don't know if it's a Mac update, or maybe windows 10 in a VM, but it's not that great.
FreakStorm20/09/2020 23:30

Is it just me, or is VM performance pretty poor now? I don't know if it's …Is it just me, or is VM performance pretty poor now? I don't know if it's a Mac update, or maybe windows 10 in a VM, but it's not that great.


Enable CPU Hardware Assisted Virtualisation from within the computer's UEFI and enable similar within the Guest Virtual Machine's settings. The settings also allow for Hardware Assisted Memory Virtualisation. There are also settings for video acceleration, which may improve performance at the expense of Host OS resources.

On the guest VM, install the VMWare Tools - it's certainly available for Windows guest VMs.
Post a comment
Avatar
@
    Text