This is the most popular software virtualization solution. Unlike VirtualBox, this program offers more advanced features and stability. This application has opened a new frontier in the world of virtual computing by saving organizations a huge fortune that could have been used to purchase physical machines. VMware-based virtual machines can work perfectly in a production environment.
With the VMware workstation, you can operate many virtual machines on a single PC as long as it has enough resources to delegate to the guest machines. The process of installation and configurations is easy for a layman to follow; with the inbuilt wizard interface, the user can get several VM up and running in a matter of minutes.
You can install and use different operating systems. Also, you can share folders and files between host and guest machines, use USB devices, boot etc. on virtual machines like you are on the main machine. Also, you can suspend, restart, or shut down the guest operating system.
It is part from virtualization category and is licensed as shareware for Windows 32-bit and 64-bit platform and can be used as a free trial until the trial period will end. The VMware Workstation Pro demo is available to all software users as a free download with potential restrictions compared with the full version.