MW Expo: VMware to Present Its New Virtualization Product for Mac OS X Live

Allows you to create and run a wide variety of 32-bit and 64-bit x86 operating systems on Mac OS X without restarting and simultaneously with PC applications with Mac OS X applications. At the same time, it takes advantage of Virtual SMP capabilities for additional enhancements Performance so that on any Mac with dual-core processors, users can allocate multiple CPUs to a virtual machine to gain additional performance for CPU-intensive workloads.

Facilitates access to physical devices from the virtual machine to read and copy CDs and DVDs, access Bluetooth and USB 2.0 devices such as camcorders, iPods, printers and disks at full speed, check the status of the battery charge inside the machine by taking advantage of virtual battery technology, and even using devices that do not have Mac OS X drivers.

It allows you to move and drag files and folders between Mac OS X and any virtual machine to easily share data between the two environments. Run any of 380 virtual appliances for load balancing, collaboration, database, development, communications and business application security solutions available on the Virtual Appliance Marketplace (

The beta is available from At the moment its price is unknown, but the final version is expected to be available in summer. It will be at that moment when the price is announced.