VMware Fusion

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VMware Fusion allows developers to run different Operating Systems, like Windows or Linux on a Mac. Easy to use software provides the ability to launch, control and manage both VMs and physical hosts. Additionally, you can build, run and manage OCI containers and Kubernetes clusters and virtual machines using VMware Fusion.


  • Installed via link sent by the IT Service Desk.


  • $90 per user

Who can access

  • Faculty and staff on university-owned computers

  • Faculty and staff for home use on personally-owned computers

How to request access

Contact the IT Service Desk with the following information:

  • Software Title

  • Quantity

  • OHIO ID of individual responsible for the purchase

  • Departmental Purchases: Include a departmental account number for billing

Once we have processed your order, the IT Service Desk will email you a download link. 


  • Provides a powerful local virtualization sandbox to build, run or support apps of any kind

  • Allows users run Window operating systems from a Mac operating system

  • Great for running virtual machines, OCI containers and Kubernetes clusters on a Mac

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Additional resources

Service support

Get help

  • Visit the Technology Help Center (help.ohio.edu) to get live support, view outages, and browse trainings.


Ohio University strives to make its digital resources and services accessible to all visitors, including those with disabilities who may also be using assistive technology. If special steps are necessary in order to improve the accessibility of experiences for end-users, those steps must be taken. 
If you experience a barrier that affects your ability to access OHIO websites, videos, online forums, documents, or other information technology, please let us know
For further information about OHIO's digital accessibility resources, see:

Visit the following VMware support pages for information about accessibility features available in VMware: VMware's approach to accessibility


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