Date: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011, 04:41
Category: News, Software
Late Friday, virtualization softare maker VMWare released version 3.1.3 of its Fusion software for the Mac.
Similar to other virtualization software packages, VMWare allows users to run alternate operating systems such as Windows and Linux distributions on Intel-based Macs at native speeds. Other features, such as Unity, allow users to run and minimize Windows applications from the Mac OS X Dock.
- Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1: Support for Windows 7 SP1 32-bit & 64-bit.
- Ubuntu: Support for Ubuntu 10.10 and 11.04 32-bit & 64-bit.
- Microsoft Office: Fixed a problem opening attachments in Outlook 2010.
- Video: Updated Windows WDDM driver with stability improvements.
- File access: Improved reliability accessing shared files on the Mac.
- Internet: Fixed slow first page loading in Internet Explorer 8.
- USB: Improved handling of smartphones including the Nokia N8.
Fusion 3.1.3 requires Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later to install and run and retails for US$79.99.