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Compare Workstation Player With Workstation Pro

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General Workstation Player Workstation Pro
Create New VMs ✔️ ✔️
Create Large VMs (32CPU, 128GB RAM) ✔️ ✔️
Convert PC into a virtual machine ✔️ ✔️
Mass Deployment ✔️ ✔️
Host Guest Integration Workstation Player Workstation Pro
Host/Guest File Sharing ✔️ ✔️
Shared/Mirrored Folders ✔️ ✔️
One-Click SSH to Linux VM ✔️ ✔️
Run VMs with Different View Modes ✔️ ✔️
Unity View Mode (Windows guests only) ✔️ ✔️
Graphics Workstation Player Workstation Pro
3D graphics with DX11 and OpenGL 4.1 support ✔️ ✔️
Large Graphics Memory: 8GB ✔️ ✔️
Device Support Workstation Player Workstation Pro
4K / 5K / Retina Display Support ✔️ ✔️
Support a Wide Range of Virtual Devices ✔️ ✔️
USB Smart Card Reader Support ✔️ ✔️
USB 3.1 Device Support ✔️ ✔️
Assistive Device Support (Section 508 Compliant) ✔️ ✔️
Multi-Language Keyboard Support ✔️ ✔️
Virtual Trusted Platform Module Device ✔️ ✔️
Virtual NVMe Device ✔️ ✔️
Security Features Workstation Player Workstation Pro
Microsoft Virtualization Based Security (Guest) Support ✔️ ✔️
Virtual Trusted Platform Module (vTPM) ✔️ ✔️
UEFI Boot Support ✔️ ✔️
UEFI Secure Boot Support   ✔️
GPU Sandbox Renderer ✔️ ✔️
Snapshots   ✔️
Create/Manage Encrypted VM   ✔️
Host Operating Systems Workstation Player Workstation Pro
Windows 10 Host ✔️ ✔️
Linux - Ubuntu, CentOS, Debian, Fedora, RHEL, SUSE, openSUSE ✔️ ✔️
macOS 10.16 and greater    
Guest Operating Systems Workstation Player Workstation Pro
Over 200 Supported OSs (Linux, older Windows, BSD) ✔️ ✔️
Windows 10 Guests ✔️ ✔️
macOS Guests    
Mac Host Specific Featutres Workstation Player Workstation Pro
macOS 10.16 Host support    
macOS Guest Support    
Windows apps in the Mac Dock   >
One-Click SSH to Linux VM    
Metal Graphics Engine    
BootCamp Import / Launch    
Application Menu    
Windows Host Specific Features Workstation Player Workstation Pro
Windows 10 Host ✔️ ✔️
DX12 Renderering Engine ✔️ ✔️
Hyper-V Mode Support (Device Guard, WSL) ✔️ ✔️
Linux Host Specific Features Workstation Player Workstation Pro
Vulkan Rendering Engine ✔️ ✔️
Host Support - Ubuntu, CentOS, Debian, Fedora, RHEL, SUSE, openSUSE ✔️ ✔️
Advanced Features Workstation Player Workstation Pro
Command Line Operation: vmrun and VIX ✔️ ✔️
vCenter Server Appliance Easy Deploy ✔️ ✔️
REST API ✔️ ✔️
“Nautilus Container Engine” ✔️ ✔️
Virtual Network Customization (NAT, network rename)   ✔️
Virtual Network Simulation (Packet Loss, Latency, Bandwidth)   ✔️
Connect to vSphere/ESXi Server   ✔️
Remote vSphere Host Power Control   ✔️
Create Linked Clones   ✔️
Create Full Clones   ✔️
Encrypt VMs   ✔️
Licensing Workstation Player Workstation Pro
Free for Personal Use ✔️  
Commercial License ✔️ ✔️
Trial License   ✔️