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VMware Workstation


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 1/11/2018.

VMware Workstation enables technical professionals to develop, test, demonstrate, and deploy software by running multiple x86-based Windows, Linux, and other operating systems simultaneously on the same PC.

To install VMware Workstation, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install vmwareworkstation

To upgrade VMware Workstation, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade vmwareworkstation


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'vmwareworkstation'
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $url = ''
    $url64 = $url
    $checksum = '2d360e5f90cdbef9cbd1ec598b99890dfc26a06d7227bcbc30da1ec635d055e8'
    $checksum64 = $checksum
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    $silentArgs = '/s /v/qn EULAS_AGREED=1'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url" "$url64"  -validExitCodes $validExitCodes -checksum $checksum -checksumType $checksumType -checksum64 $checksum64

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • VMware
  • Inc.


Copyright © 2015 VMware, Inc. All rights reserved.


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
VMware Workstation 14.1.0 459 Tuesday, December 26, 2017 approved
VMware Workstation 14.0.0 1219 Wednesday, October 11, 2017 approved
VMware Workstation 12.5.9 106 Friday, January 12, 2018 approved
VMware Workstation 12.5.7 1867 Thursday, July 20, 2017 approved
VMware Workstation 12.5.6 1284 Friday, May 26, 2017 approved
VMware Workstation 12.5.5 880 Sunday, May 7, 2017 approved
VMware Workstation 12.5.2 1615 Sunday, December 18, 2016 approved
VMware Workstation 12.5.1 552 Monday, October 31, 2016 approved
VMware Workstation 12.5.0 573 Wednesday, September 14, 2016 approved
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