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The VMware Workstation Player for Windows documentation describes how to use VMware Workstation Player on a Windows host to create, use, and manage virtual machines.

Use the respective links in the VMware Workstation Player Documentation section that follows to access the VMware Workstation Player Release Notes and the VMware Workstation Player™ for Linux documentation.

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Other VMware Workstation Player Documentation

VMware Workstation Player Release Notes

VMware Workstation Player for Linux Documentation

Supplementary Resources

Guest Operating System Installation Guide

VMware Compatibility Guide

OVF (Open Virtualization Format) Resources

Using vmrun to Control Virtual Machines

VMCI Sockets Programming Guide

VIX API Resources