How is Workstation Pro licensed?

Workstation Pro requires a paid licensed for use which can be purchased from or from our channel partners. Workstation Pro licenses are available for personal use on up to 3 devices that you own or control. Workstation Pro can be licensed for corporate use and requires one license per device.

How long is a VMware Workstation Pro license?

VMware Workstation 16 Pro for Linux and Windows, ESD + Basic Support/Subscription for 1 year.

Can I install VMware Workstation Pro on multiple computers?

Can I use the same license key to install VMware Workstation Pro on multiple computers? The End User License Agreement (EULA) linked to VMware Workstation Pro does not allow you to install another instance of Workstation Pro with the same license key. You require a separate Workstation license for each installation.

Do I need a license for VMware workstation?

Can I get VMware workstation for free?

VMware Workstation Player is free for personal non-commercial use (business and non-profit use is considered commercial use). If you would like to learn about virtual machines or use them at home you are welcome to use VMware Workstation Player for free.

Do VMware workstation licenses expire?

Nope. Licensed Workstation Pro doesn’t delete your VMs. But you cannot power ON them in Workstation. However, you can use the same virtual machine in Workstation Player to power ON and work.

Do I need a license for VMWare workstation?

How do I transfer my VMWare workstation Pro License?

To move license keys:

  1. Log in to Customer Connect.
  2. Select Manage Licenses from the Quick Links icon OR click on Products and Accounts > Accounts > Manage Licenses from the top navigation menu.
  3. Select the folder(s) containing the license key(s) you would like to move.
  4. Select the desired license key(s).

Where can I find the license key for workstation Pro?

The Workstation Pro installation software is in the file that you downloaded and the license key is sent to you in email. The installation files for both host platforms are included in the packaged distribution. You can use the license key on both the Windows and Linux versions of Workstation Pro.

How do I obtain an evaluation license for VMware Workstation Pro?

See the VMware Web site for information on obtaining an evaluation license. Note: If you have an invalid license, Workstation Pro prompts you to enter a license key each time you attempt to power on a virtual machine. Once you have installed Workstation Pro, you can find your license key in the About VMware Workstation Pro window.

How do I download VMware Workstation Pro software?

You can download VMware Workstation Pro software from the Workstation Pro Download page. Can I convert my trial license to a permanent license? After the evaluation period has expired, you will be prompted to enter a license key. If you have purchased the product you will have received a new license key.

What is support level VMware® Workstation Pro?

VMware Workstation Pro is designed for professionals that rely on virtual machines to get their job done. Support Level VMware® offers optional Support and Subscription Services (SnS) to VMware Workstation Pro customers with the purchase of 1 or more licenses.