New version, VMware Fusion 3, to introduce improved 3D graphics
VMware has announced that they are working on, and will introduce its virtual PC application called VMware Fusion 3 on October 27.
VMware Fusion is an application that allows you to run Windows applications and Mac OS X applications simultaneously. VMware Fusion has more than 50 new features and improvements, including Snow Leopard and Windows 7 compatibility.
VMware Fusion 3 will include more than 50 new features and enhancements, delivering a better-than-ever Windows on Mac experience. Key highlights include:
Optimized for Snow Leopard. Built from the ground up for the Mac, VMware Fusion 3 leverages Mac OS X Snow Leopard’s advanced architecture with a new 64-bit core engine and native support for the 64-bit kernel, delivering even better Windows on Mac performance.
Ultimate Windows 7 Experience. VMware Fusion 3 will be the first to enable the full Windows 7 experience, side-by-side with your Mac, complete with Windows Aero and Flip 3D.
Switching Made Easy. VMware Fusion 3 will make it easy for users to bring their entire PC to their Mac in a few easy steps – wirelessly or with a simple Ethernet cable – allowing customers to protect investments in existing Windows software, and to keep using the programs they still need.
Best-in-Class 3D Graphics. Support for OpenGL 2.1 and DirectX 9.0c Shader Model 3 will enable users to run their favorite 3D Windows games and applications – all without rebooting.
VMware is currently available for pre-orders only, but will be released on tuesday, October 27. On Amazon.com they have suggested a retail price of $79.99, but after the release you can buy an upgrade from VMware Fusion 2 for $39.99 from vmware.com/fusion.