VMware® vCenter Converter Standalone provides an easy-to-use solution that automates the process of creating VMware virtual machines from physical machines (running Windows and Linux) and from other virtual machine formats.
Converter Standalone eases the exchange of virtual machines among the following products:
VMware hosted products can be both conversion sources and conversion destinations.
VMware Fusion Pro®
VMware Workstation Player™
Virtual machines running on an ESXi instance that vCenter Server manages can be conversion sources and the corresponding ESXi and vCenter Server instances can be conversion destinations.
Virtual machines running on unmanaged ESXi hosts can be conversion sources and the corresponding ESXi hosts can be conversion destinations.