VMWare Fusion (Mac OS) – Create a new Virtual Machine

In this tutorial we will explain how to create a new Virtual Machine in VMWare Fusion on the macOS operating system. VMWare Fusion is the macOS variant on VMware Workstation for Windows.

The program is intended to start a Windows or Unix operating system such as Virtual Machine under macOS. Useful, for example, to launch Windows applications on a macOS computer. VMWare Fusion incorporates advanced technology to Installing Windows so smoothly on a macOS operating system and turn.

VMware Fusion lets anyone run Windows and hundreds of other operating systems on a Mac without restarting. Simple enough for new users and powerful enough for IT professionals, developers and businesses, Fusion offers flexibility, productivity and security every day.
With more than 15 years of virtualization leadership, millions of satisfied customers and more than 50 awards, VMware offers the most stable and secure desktop virtualization platform in the industry.

Download VMWare fusion from the official website

  • Open the DMG file just downloaded.

Install VMWare Fusion on MacOS

  • Accept their Terms and Conditions with the Agree knob

Install VMWare Fusion on MacOS

  • Select “I want to try VMWare Fusion {version} for 30 days.” and click on Continue

Install VMWare Fusion on MacOS

  • Enter your email address and select “Try VMWare Fusion 8” and click on it Continue

Install VMWare Fusion on MacOS

  • Allow VMWare Fusion to make changes to your MacOS operating system and click Continue.

Install VMWare Fusion on MacOS

  • Select whether or not you want to help VMWare Fusion, and click Done.

Install VMWare Fusion on MacOS

  • In this instruction, we assume that you want to install Windows from an ISO file.
  • Select “Install from disc or image” and click on Continue.
  • Select your ISO file here, VMWare Fusion will detect which one Windows version it’s in your ISO file.
  • Select Continue

Install VMWare Fusion on MacOS

  • VMWare Fusion offers a “Microsoft Windows Easy Install”. Fill in the required information here.

Install VMWare Fusion on MacOS

  • If you, like us, have an ISO file with a pre-installed Windows including key, leave the Windows product Key blank and select “Continue Without Key”. If not, enter your Windows license key.

Install VMWare Fusion on MacOS

  • With Integration, you can choose whether you want to install Windows as “More Seamless” or “More isolated”. If you want to install Windows to run programs through your Mac, for example, we recommend that you choose “More Seamless”. We also choose this in our instruction.

Install VMWare Fusion on MacOS

  • To complete the installation process, you will see an end screen with the specifications of your Virtual Machine. In general, this can be left as standard. If you want to make exceptions to this, select “Customize Settings”.
  • Select Finish.

Install VMWare Fusion on MacOS

  • Now select where the vmdk wants to save the “Virtual Machine” file. The default directory is “Virtual Machines”.
  • Give it a name and select Save.

Install VMWare Fusion on MacOS

  • Windows is now installed automatically. The subsequent installation process is based on the installation of Windows. We use a test version of Windows 7 in this instruction. This is the same for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 8 or Windows 10.

Install VMWare Fusion on MacOS

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