VMware Fusion 13.5.1 | 27 FEB 2024 | Build 23298085

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About VMware Fusion

VMware Fusion® is the easiest, fastest, and most reliable way to run Windows and other x86/ARM based operating systems on a Mac without rebooting.

For more information, see the broader VMware Fusion documentation.

System Requirements

  • Hardware

    Intel or Apple Silicon Mac models.

    • Mac models that support macOS 12 Monterey or later.

  • Software

    • macOS 12 Monterey and macOS 13 Ventura.

    • macOS 14 Sonoma

What's New

This release contains security and bug fixes.

  • This release resolves CVE-2024-22251. For more information on this vulnerability and its impact on VMware products, see VMSA-2024-0005.

Product Support Notices

  • The Application Menu feature has reached its end of life and will be removed from VMware Fusion in the next release.

Prior Releases

Features and Known Issues from prior releases of VMware Fusion 13 are described in the release notes for each release. To view the release notes for a prior release, click the appropriate link:

Known Issues

  • The multi-monitor feature might not work correctly in specific topologies

    In specific situations, based on different hardware and topologies, the multi-monitor feature does not work as expected. You might see issues like reverting the topology to a single screen, or not cycling through monitors.

    Workaround: None.

Resolved Issues

  • ThinPrint warnings appear when powering on a virtual machine

    When you power on a virtual machine, ThinPrint-related warnings might appear due to a missing option to remove serial ports.

    This issue is resolved.

  • MTL renderer crashes when using unsupported GPUs

    If you attempt to use Fusion on unsupported graphics hardware, the MTL renderer might crash.

    This issue is resolved.

  • ESD file generation on ARM-based systems fails when system language is French

    Windows 11 ARM easy download, ESD file generation is failing when the system language is set to French.

    This issue is resolved.

Security Issues

  • curl has been updated to 8.4

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