What's in the Release Notes
VMware Fusion is the easiest, fastest, and most reliable way to run Windows and other x86 based operating systems on a Mac without rebooting.
This release of VMware Fusion is a free upgrade for all VMware Fusion 8 users. This release includes the following highlights:
Features and Known Issues from prior releases of VMware Fusion are described in the release notes for each release. To view the release notes for prior releases of VMware Fusion 8, click the following links:
VMware Fusion 8.5.6
- The git clone command often stalls in a macOS virtual machine that uses NAT networking
When you run the git clone command in a macOS virtual machine that is configured to use NAT network, the command often stalls.
This is fixed in Fusion 8.5.7
- After upgrading VMware Tools, the VMware shared folder drive is shown as disconnected with a red "X" in the guest OS
After upgrading VMware Tools to version 10.1.5 or 10.1.6 and rebooting Windows, Windows Explorer shows the VMware Shared Folder drive as disconnected with a red "X".
Refresh the connection by clicking the drive and accessing it as normal.