How to Create Virtual Machine on VMware Fusion 10/11 Pro in Mac

In this article, we will examine the steps to install a new virtual machine on a Mac computer using the Fusion 10/11 virtualization program.

How to Create Virtual Machine on VMware Fusion 10/11 Pro in Mac

How to Install a New Virtual Machine on VMware Fusion in Mac

With the VMware Fusion virtualization software on your Mac, you can install and run products from many companies into VMs.

After installing the VMware Fusion 10/11 Pro virtualization program on an Intel-based macOS computer, you can run operating systems such as Windows, Linux, and Solaris. For example, if you are installing a Windows 10 OS, you can do this with the ISO file or DVD media.

In addition, you can browse our article titled “Installing VM Fusion on macOS High Sierra” and setup it.

Creating a new machine with macOS virtualization software includes very simple steps. With VMware Fusion 10/11 Pro, you can install the following operating systems;

  1. Microsoft Windows
  2. Apple OS X
  3. Linux
  4. Novell NetWare
  5. Solaris
  6. VMware ESX
  7. FreeBSD

NOTE: On macOS Mojave 10.14, you can create a new VM with VMware Fusion.

How to Build a New Virtual Machine on Mac

Follow these steps to create a new virtual computer using VMware Fusion 10/11 Pro on MacOS High Sierra 10.13 and add the ISO file to the operating system to be installed.

   Step 1

Double-click the VM Fusion icon and run the program. Click Create a custom machine on the Select the Installation Method window for a new VM setup.

Select the Installation Method

   Step 2

Continue by clicking on the Continue button.

Select the Installation Method

   Step 3

To install Windows 10 on macOS High Sierra In the Choose OS window, select Microsoft Windows / Windows 10 and click Continue.

Choose Operating System

   Step 4

In the Choose Firmware Type window, select UEFI to install Windows 10 UEFI and click Continue.

Choose Firmware Type

   Step 5

In the Choose a Virtual Disk for Windows 10 VM window, select Create a new virtual disk and click Continue.

Create a New Virtual Disk

   Step 6

After the virtual computer installation is complete, click the Customize Settings button to import the operating system ISO file.

Customize Settings

   Step 7

Write down the new operating system name and click the Save button.

Storing Virtual Machine in a Different Location

   Step 8

Click on the CD/DVD (SATA) device.


   Step 9

To add an ISO file to a CD/DVD device in the Windows 10 system, click Choose a disc or disc image from the pop-up menu.

Choose a disc or disc image

   Step 10

Select the location where the operating system ISO image is located and click the Open button to complete the process.

Adding ISO File to Virtual Machine

   Step 11

A virtual computer successfully created with VMware software on Mac. You can now start and install Windows 10 on macOS.

Windows 10 Virtual Machine

How to Create VM in Apple Mac OS X ⇒ Video

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   Final Word

In this article, we have examined the steps of creating virtual machines and importing the ISO file with VM Fusion software. In the next articles, we will be installing Windows, Linux operating systems with Fusion virtualization software. Thanks for following us!

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