updated 07:50 pm EST, Fri January 11, 2008
VMware Importer Beta 2,VPC
VMware today unveiled VMware Importer Beta 2, its tool for converting virtual machine disk images to work with Fusion, which now supports Virtual PC disk images. Users with Virtual PC 7 on their PowerPC-based Macs can now transition to Fusion on a new Intel-based Mac; the importer supports installs of Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, XP Service Pack 2, and Server 2003 in VPC 7 disk images. VMware is offering the update on its website, available for users of its Fusion virtualization product.
VMware Importer also supports Windows 200 Service Pack 4-, XP Service Pack 2-, Server 2003-, and Windows Vista-formatted Parallels disk images. The company also offers the VMware Converter tool to turn a Windows PC's hard drive into an image that Fusion can use.