Welcome to VMware Workstation Player™ documentation. Use the navigation on the left to browse through the VMware Workstation Player Release Notes. Use the links in the VMware Workstation Player Documentation section that follows to access the VMware Workstation Player guides.

The VMware Workstation Player documentation describes how to use VMware Workstation Player on Linux and Windows hosts to create, use, and manage virtual machines. If you want to learn more about Workstation Player, visit the Workstation Player Product page. To view or ask questions about Workstation Player, visit the VMware Workstation Player Community.

VMware Workstation Player Documentation

VMware Workstation Player for Windows

VMware Workstation Player for Linux

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

The following video applies to VMware Workstation Pro™ and VMware Workstation Player, describing what is new in Workstation 14 Pro and Workstation 14 Player.