VMware Workstation Player Reviews

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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
April 08, 2019

VMware Workstation Player for all your OS sandboxing needs

Score 8 out of 10
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It is probably used more heavily in other groups (like for software testing and QA for example). In my case, I've used it mainly to run virtual machines that were built and shared. More specifically SAS University which is a free "light" version of SAS base. So I was using it as a form of software visualization tool where it allowed me to run a program that wasn't installed on my machine but rather "emulated". However, I know that this kind of tool and this one also, in particular, are very often used as sandboxes to test software installs and overall behavior.
You can install a piece of software on one of your virtual machines, do all sorts of testing and then if you must, restore the initial state at the click of a button.
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Tom Thomas | TrustRadius Reviewer
July 21, 2016

Still a great workstation

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It is a very user friendly interface that allows you to run multiple operating systems at the same time on your PC. Not having to reboot to switch between them is very convenient. It is easier to use VMware Player than installing them directly to your PC, as it would take much longer.
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Jeremy Kendzierski | TrustRadius Reviewer
October 09, 2015

VMware Player used to support legacy applications, while keeping your system up to date

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VMware Player has been used in multiple applications that address software compatibility issues and operating system compliance. With VMware Player we have been able to continue the use of legacy applications running on VMs of older OSs while maintaining an up to date host OS across our network.
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Neeranjan Deone | TrustRadius Reviewer
May 04, 2016

Quick review of VMware Player

Score 3 out of 10
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I have been using VMware Player for open source and software-defined development.
I use it for running open network operating system , distributed architecture . I had no issues
spawning the vm and running my setup on the virtual machine.
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Stephen Demsky | TrustRadius Reviewer
October 07, 2015

Players gonna play

Score 8 out of 10
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I used VMWare Player to give myself an introduction to virtualization. It allows you to get your feet wet without committing money to a paid product, such as VMware Workstation or VMware Fusion. The features are limited, but as a beginner, you will be mainly concerned with the creation and maintenance of basic VMs, which is doable with VMware Player.
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About VMware Workstation Player

VMware Workstation Player is desktop virtualization technology.

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