Virtual machine software from VMware, Inc., Palo Alto, CA (www.vmware.com) that allows Windows and other operating systems to run in an Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X. See virtual machine.Windows on the Mac DesktopWindows applications run on the Mac desktop like regular Mac applications. When minimized, they become icons in the Mac Dock.Import a Windows MachineVMware Fusion can move the entire contents of a Windows PC to a VMware virtual machine in the Mac. It can also convert virtual machines from Parallels and Microsoft to a VMware VM. See virtual machine, VMware Workstation, Boot Camp, Virtual PC, Parallels Desktop and VMware.