Download Plugins and Tools

You will likely be prompted to install a console plugin when you try to view a virtual machine (VM) console screen for the first time.

If you wish to install a console plugin at any other time, please download one of the files below.

(Be sure to select the correct version for your operating system.)

Download VMware Remote Console Plugins

Supported Browsers

  • Internet Explorer 32 bit (versions 7,8,9)
  • Firefox (version 28 and older with VCD interface, current version with the basic interface)
    • New versions have stopped working in the VMware VCD interface.  Users can currently install an older version of Firefox from here and install in a folder along-side the current version by selecting the custom install option.)  Current versions of Firefox do however continue to work when used via the basic interface.

Supported Operating Systems

  • Microsoft Windows (Windows 7 tested)
  • Linux (Ubuntu and RHEL6 and Fedora 12 tested)
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