You can use shared folders with virtual machines that are running certain operating systems.

VMware Fusion supports shared folders in certain Windows, Mac OS X Server, Linux, and Solaris operating systems.

Windows 8

Windows 7

Windows Server 2008

Windows Vista

Windows XP

Windows Server 2003

Windows 2000

Windows NT 4.0

Mac OS X Server 10.5.8, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8

Supported Linux guest operating systems with a kernel version of 2.4 or later

Solaris 10 x86