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Monthly Archives: September 2020

Workstation 16: Now Available!

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The Desktop Hypervisor team is proud to announce the general availability of VMware Workstation 16 Pro and Player!

Quick links:

VMware Desktop Hypervisor Product Page

Workstation Download Page

Workstation Evaluation Page

 

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To recap some of the new features we’ve brought to this release:

  • Containers and Kubernetes support with ‘vctl‘ and kind
  • DirectX 11 and OpenGL 4.1 Support
  • Monster VMs – 128GB RAM, 32 vCPU, 8TB Disks, 10 NICs, 8GB Graphics Memory
  • Hyper-V Support: Use Hyper-V, WSL2, Device Guard / Credential Guard and Workstation at the same time
  • New Dark Mode UI
  • Linux Vulcan Rendering Engine
  • Latest OS Support
  • USB 3.1 Device support
  • Sandboxed Graphics Rendering Engine
  • Improved Accessibility features (Section 508)

vctl documentation

Release Notes