VMware Fusion Beta 4 for OS X shows off desktop virtualization chops
VMware’s playing catch-up for once when it comes to the Mac market … or is it?Follow @pvenezia
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Also, Fusion doesn’t support Control-Click for right-click action, which I found very annoying when working with the single-button trackpad — the only time I’ve been frustrated by the lack of a right mouse button on my MacBook Pro.
I did not see any major issues with core services, however, and throughout my testing I was impressed with the speed of the VMs, especially when both the VM and the host Mac were under reasonable load. With DirectX 8.1 support, Windows XP screen redraws were exceedingly snappy.
Overall, the experience was good. Once VMware Fusion is finally released, I’ll take a much closer look, but I can guarantee that I won’t be uninstalling the beta between now and then.