The Virtual Machine Library window shows the virtual machines you created or powered on in VMware Fusion.

1

Select Window > Virtual Machine Library to access the Virtual Machine Library window.

2

Use one of the controls in the window to perform an action with an existing virtual machine, or to create a virtual machine.

Option

Action

Start a virtual machine

Click the play button on the thumbnail image of the virtual machine.

Suspend a virtual machine

Select the thumbnail image of the virtual machine and click the pause button in the toolbar.

Reorder the list of virtual machines in the Virtual Machine Library window

Drag any virtual machine in the window to move it to a new position.

Add notes about a virtual machine

Right-click the thumbnail image of the virtual machine and click Get Info. Type notes in the Notes field of the General settings for the virtual machine.

Rename a virtual machine

Double-click on the name of virtual machine and type a new name.

Determine the location of a virtual machine's files

a

Right-click the virtual machine.

b

Select Show in Finder.

Change the settings for a virtual machine

Click Settings to open the Settings window for that virtual machine. Some settings can be changed only if the virtual machine is powered off.

Add a virtual machine to the Virtual Machine Library window

Drag the virtual machine package icon or the virtual machine's .vmx file to the window.

Remove a virtual machine from the Virtual Machine Library window

Power off the virtual machine. Then right-click the thumbnail image of the virtual machine and select Delete.

Removing a virtual machine from the Virtual Machine Library window is not the same as deleting the virtual machine from your hard disk.

Create a new virtual machine, migrate a physical computer, or download a trial virtual machine

Use the File menu to import a virtual machine or migrate a PC.