VMWare Released Fusion 3 With Snow Leopard Optimization And Windows 7 Aero Support

VMWare has released Fusion 3, a major version upgrade to its popular virtualization software on the Mac. This version is touted to have more than 50 new features. It is available for $79.99 or $39.99 for the upgrade.

Among the new features:

#### Snow Leopard Optimization

VMWare Fusion 3 has a new 64-bit core engine to take advantage of Snow Leopard’s 64-bit kernel for improved performance and reduced overhead.

#### Better Windows 7 Support

VMWare Fusion 3 is the first virtualization software to support Windows Aero user interface effect, including Flip 3D and Aero Peek. Support for DirectX 9.0EX with OpenGL 1.4 enable more Windows games to be playable. You can run both 32-bit or 64-bit Windows 7.

#### Migration Assistant

VMWare Fusion comes with a built-in Migration Assistant to help you to move a physical PC to a virtual machine. Just connect your PC to your Mac using an Ethernet cable, and you can move the whole PC to Fusion 3 in a few simple steps.

#### More Mac-like Experience Running Windows App

VMWare Fusion comes with a Application Menu where you can access your Windows App via the Mac menu bar, even when Fusion is not running. Find and launch Windows apps using spotlight just like Mac apps. Fusion 3 supports Expose and Dock Expose for Windows apps, and you can quit Windows app using Command-Q just like Mac app.

Visit [VMWare Fusion 3 Home Page](http://www.vmware.com/products/fusion/index.html).