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Download VMware Fusion 12.0.0 Build 16880131

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What's new in this version:

Support macOS 11 Big Sur:
- Run macOS 11 Big Sur as a host operating system
- Run macOS 11 Big Sur as a virtual machine

DirectX 11 and OpenGL 4.1 Support:
- Support has been added for DirectX 11 (DX11) and OpenGL 4.1 in the guest operating system
- Hardware requirements for DirectX 11 and OpenGL 4.1:
MacPro 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
- Software requirements for DirectX 11 and OpenGL 4.1:
Guest OS: Windows 7 or higher, or Linux with vmwgfx

External GPU support:
- Fusion provides support for external GPU when an external GPU is connected to the host. Choose the Prefer External GPU option from the Fusion UI

Sandboxed Graphics:
- Virtual machine security is enhanced by removing graphics render from vmx and running it as a separate sandbox process

New Guest Operating Systems Support:
- RHEL 8.2
- Debian 10.5
- Fedora 32
- CentOS 8.2
- SLE 15 SP2
- FreeBSD 11.4
- ESXi 7.0

USB 3.1 Controller Support:
- The virtual machine's virtual XHCI controller is changed from USB 3.0 to USB 3.1 to support 10 Gbps

Larger Scale VM:
- 32 virtual CPUs
- 128 GB virtual memory
- Note: Running virtual machines with 32 vCPUs requires that your host and guest operating systems both support 32 logical processors
- 8 GB virtual graphics memory

Create VM from APFS Recovery Partition (Now limited to macOS 10.15 host)
Performance Improvements:
- Improved file transfer speeds (Drag and Drop, Copy and Paste, HGFS)
- Improved virtual machine shutdown time
- Improved container performance

vSphere 7.0 Support:
In Fusion 12 you can perform the following:
- Connect to vSphere 7.0
- Upload a local virtual machine to vSphere 7.0
- Download a remote virtual machine running on vSphere 7.0 to the local desktop

Login to Container Image Registry:
- Ability to login to a container image registry with the vctl login command has been added

Kubernetes Support:
- Fusion 12 now supports KIND kubernetes clusters

Improved Accessibility Support:
- Accessibility improvements have been added so Fusion is compliant with WCAG 2.1 criteria

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