Import OVF VM Into VMware Workstation 8

VMware Workstation can import virtual machines packaged in the OVF format, the process takes little time and is surprising easy to follow. From VMware Workstation go to File > Open… OVF import VMware 1 You are now presented with a window, on the lower right corner select Open Virtual Machine Format Images (*.ovf, *.ova) from the drop down menu. OVF import VMware 2 Browse to the location where the virtual machine resides and select it, click on Open. OVF import VMware 3 Now you can either choose to rename the virtual machine and modify path, the defaults work for me. Click on Import to start the process. OVF import VMware 4 Look at that progress bar, be patient. OVF import VMware 5 The newly imported virtual machine should now be usable in VMware Workstation. OVF import VMware 6 If you have any questions leave a comment below.