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Supported host operating systems for VMware Workstation (2088579)

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Purpose

This article lists the supported host operating systems for VMware Workstation.

Resolution

This table lists the supported host operating systems for VMware Workstation 11.x and below.

For list of supported host operating systems for VMware Workstation Pro 12.x and 14.x, see Supported host operating systems for Workstation Pro 12.x and 14.x (2129859)

Notes:
  • Workstation 11.x only supports 64-bit host operating systems
  • Ubuntu 14.04 support was added in Workstation 10.x after 10.0.3 maintenance release
  • Ubuntu 13.10 support was added in Workstation 10.x after 10.0.1 maintenance release
  • Ubuntu 12.10 support was added in Workstation 9.x after 9.0.1 maintenance release
  • Ubuntu 11.10 support was added in Workstation 8.x after 8.0.1 maintenance release
  • CentOS 5.4 support was added in Workstation 7.x after 7.0.1 maintenance release
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 support was added in Workstation 7.x after 7.0.1 maintenance release
  • Oracle Linux 5.4 support was added in Workstation 7.x after 7.0.1 maintenance release
OS VendorOS ReleaseWorkstation 11.0Workstation 10.0Workstation 9.0Workstation 8.0Workstation 7.1Workstation 7.0Workstation 6.5Workstation 6.0
AsianuxAsianux 3.0
CanonicalUbuntu 14.10Yes

CanonicalUbuntu 14.04Yes
Yes
CanonicalUbuntu 13.10Yes
CanonicalUbuntu 13.04Yes
CanonicalUbuntu 12.10Yes
CanonicalUbuntu 12.04Yes
CanonicalUbuntu 11.10YesYes
CanonicalUbuntu 11.04YesYes
CentOSCentOS 7.0Yes
CentOSCentOS 6.5YesYes
CentOSCentOS 6.4Yes
CentOSCentOS 6.3YesYes
CentOSCentOS 6.2YesYes
CentOSCentOS 6.1YesYes
CentOSCentOS 6.0YesYes
CentOSCentOS 5.10Yes
CentOSCentOS 5.9Yes
CentOSCentOS 5.8Yes
CentOSCentOS 5.7YesYesYes
CentOSCentOS 5.6YesYesYes
CentOSCentOS 5.5YesYesYesYes
CentOSCentOS 5.4YesYesYesYes
CentOSCentOS 5.3YesYesYesYes
CentOSCentOS 5.2YesYesYesYesYes
CentOSCentOS 5.1YesYesYesYesYes
MandrivaMandriva Linux 4.0YesYesYes
MandrivaMandriva Linux 2010Yes
MandrivaMandriva Linux 2009YesYesYes
MandrivaMandriva Linux 2008YesYesYes
MandrivaMandriva Linux 2007Yes
MandrivaMandriva Linux 2006Yes
MandrivaMandrake Linux 10.0Yes
MandrivaMandrake Linux 9.0Yes
MicrosoftWindows Server 2012 R2YesYes
MicrosoftWindows Server 2012YesYesYes
MicrosoftWindows Server 2008 R2 SP1YesYesYesYes
MicrosoftWindows Server 2008 R2YesYesYesYesYesYes
MicrosoftWindows Server 2008YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
MicrosoftWindows Server 2003 R2YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
MicrosoftWindows Server 2003YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
MicrosoftWindows 8.1YesYes
MicrosoftWindows 8YesYesYes
MicrosoftWindows 7YesYesYesYesYes
MicrosoftWindows XPYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
MicrosoftWindows VistaYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
OracleOracle Linux 7
Yes

OracleOracle Linux 6.4Yes
OracleOracle Linux 6.3Yes
OracleOracle Linux 6.2Yes
OracleOracle Linux 6.1YesYes
OracleOracle Linux 6.0Yes
OracleOracle Linux 5.9Yes
OracleOracle Linux 5.8Yes
OracleOracle Linux 5.7YesYesYes
OracleOracle Linux 5.6YesYesYes
OracleOracle Linux 5.5YesYesYes
OracleOracle Linux 5.4YesYesYesYes
OracleOracle Linux 5.3YesYesYesYes
OracleOracle Linux 5.2YesYesYesYesYes
OracleOracle Linux 5.1YesYesYesYesYes
OracleOracle Linux 5.0YesYesYesYesYes
Red HatRed Hat Linux 9Yes
Red HatRed Hat Linux 8Yes
Red HatRed Hat Linux 7Yes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0Yes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5YesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4Yes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3YesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2YesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1YesYesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0YesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 5.10YesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9Yes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8Yes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7YesYesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6YesYesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5YesYesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4YesYesYesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3YesYesYesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2YesYesYesYesYesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 5.1YesYesYesYesYesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0YesYesYesYesYesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 4.8YesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 4.7YesYesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 4.6YesYesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 4.5YesYesYesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Update 4YesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Update 3YesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Update 2YesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Update 1YesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0YesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Update 8YesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Update 7YesYes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Update 6Yes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Update 5Yes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Update 4Yes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Update 3Yes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Update 2Yes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Update 1Yes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0Yes
Red HatRed Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1Yes
SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12Yes

SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 3YesYesYes
SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 2YesYes
SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 1YesYesYes
SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11YesYesYesYes
SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 3YesYes
SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 2YesYesYes
SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 1YesYesYes
SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10YesYesYes
SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 Service Pack 4YesYes
SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 Service Pack 3YesYes
SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 Service Pack 2YesYes
SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 Service Pack 1YesYes
SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9YesYes
SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8Yes
SUSESUSE Linux 10.1Yes
SUSESUSE Linux 10.0Yes
SUSESUSE Linux 9.3Yes
SUSESUSE Linux 9.2Yes
SUSESUSE Linux 9.1Yes
SUSESUSE Linux 9.0Yes
SUSESUSE Linux 8.2Yes
SUSEopenSUSE 13.2Yes

SUSEopenSUSE 13.1YesYes
SUSEopenSUSE 12.3YesYes
SUSEopenSUSE 12.2Yes
SUSEopenSUSE 12.1Yes
SUSEopenSUSE 11.4YesYes
SUSEopenSUSE 11.3Yes
SUSEopenSUSE 11.2YesYesYes
SUSEopenSUSE 11.1YesYesYes
SUSEopenSUSE 11.0YesYesYes
SUSEopenSUSE 10.3YesYesYesYesYes
SUSEopenSUSE 10.2YesYesYesYesYes

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