Asked by: Abraham Llulltechnology and computing desktops
Is VMware free for home use?
Last Updated: 20th March, 2020
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Also to know is, do you have to pay for VMware?
No, VMware Workstation is not free. It's apaid product ($249 US). You can upgrade from aprevious licensed version for $149 US.
Similarly, how can I get a free VMware license?
- Download the VMware Hypervisor from this page (you'll need tocreate an account if you don't have one – it's free).
- Install the Free hypervisor on your hardware and install thevSphere client on your management station.
- Connect to your ESXi host > Manage > Licensing.
Similarly, is there a free version of VMware ESXi?
VMware ESXi is a free hypervisor fromVMware. You can use just ESXi hypervisor withoutpurchasing vCenter.
How much does VMware cost?
Part 3: Virtualization LicensingCosts
|vSphere Edition||Cost||# Physical Processors|
|Essentials||$510||3 servers / 2 processors each|
|Essentials Plus||$4,625||3 servers / 2 processors each|
|Standard (requires vCenter)||$995||1|
|Enterprise Plus (requires vCenter)||$3,595||1|