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VMware OVF Tool 3.5.2 Now Available

VMware Open Virtualization Format (OVF) Tool is a command-line utility that enables a user to import and export OVF packages to and from a wide variety of VMware products. You can use OVF Tool to distribute and import virtual machines and vApps, either within your organization or for distribution to other organizations. The latest version, 3.5.2, makes it easier than ever to author and package workloads for the cloud.

New Features in OVF Tool 3.5.2

OVF Tool 3.5.2 provides the following key features:

  • Full support for vSphere 5.1 and 5.5
  • Full support for vCloud Director 1.5, 5.1, and 5.5
  • Supports import and generation of OVA packages (OVA is part of the OVF standard, and contains all the files of a virtual machine or vApp in a single file.)
  • Directly converts between any vSphere, vCloudDirector, VMX, or OVF source format to any vSphere, vCloud Director, VMX, or OVF target format
  • Accesses OVF sources using HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, or from a local file
  • Deploys and exports vApp configurations on vSphere 4.0 (and all newer) targets and on vCloud Director 1.5 (and all newer) targets
  • Supports import and export of OVF packages into a vApprun 1.0 workspace

Download the new OVF Tool to get started or visit developercenter.vmware.com for more information.