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VMware Workstation 15.5.6 Player | 9 June 2020 | Build 16341506

What's in the Release Notes

About VMware Workstation Player

VMware Workstation Playerâ„¢ is a streamlined desktop virtualization application that runs another operating system on the same computer without rebooting. VMware Workstation Player provides a simple user interface, unmatched operating system support, and portability across the VMware ecosystem.

For more information, see the broader VMware Workstation Player documentation

What's New

This release of VMware Workstation Player is a free upgrade for all VMware Workstation 15 Player users. It contains bug fixes and minor improvements.

Prior Releases

Features and Known Issues from prior releases of VMware Workstation 15 Player are described in the release notes for each release. To view the release notes for a prior release, click the appropriate link:

Resolved Issues

  • Sound quality is degraded

    The quality of sound playback and recording through the emulated ES1371 sound device is degraded when compared to Workstation 15.5.2 Player and earlier versions.

    This issue is now resolved.

  • The Caps Lock, Num Lock and Scroll Lock keys and indicators don't operate as expected

    The Caps Lock, Num Lock and Scroll Lock keys and indicators behave erratically in a Linux virtual machine running on Workstation 15.5.5 Player.

    This issue is now resolved.