You can download preconfigured virtual machines from the VMware Virtual Appliance Marketplace.

Preconfigured virtual machines are also referred to as virtual appliances. Available virtual appliances include operating systems such as Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris, and include preconfigured collaboration and security appliances.


Select VMware Fusion > Download Virtual Appliances.

VMware Fusion opens the Download Trial Virtual Machines Web site in your default browser.


Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the link in the Free Trials of More Operating System section to go to the VMware Virtual Appliance Marketplace Web site.


Search the virtual appliance directory to find the virtual machine you want.


Follow the instructions to download the virtual machine to your local computer.