Table 2‑3. Supported Sources (Continued)
Hyper-V Server virtual
For Hyper-V Server versions distributed with Windows Server 2008 R2, powered off
virtual machines with the following guest operating systems:
Windows Server 2003 (x86 and x64), SP1 and SP2
Windows Server 2003 (x86 and x64) R2 SP1 and SP2
Windows Server 2008 (x86 and x64) SP2
Windows Server 2008 (x64) R2 and R2 SP1
Windows 7 (except Home editions)
Windows Vista SP1 and SP2 (except Home editions)
Windows XP Professional SP2, SP3, and x64 SP2
For other Hyper-V Server sources, perform the procedure for powered on physical
Third-party virtual machines
or system images
Acronis True Image Echo 9.1 and 9.5, and Acronis True Image Home 10 and 11
Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery (formerly LiveState Recovery) 6.5, 7.0, 8.0,
and 8.5, and LiveState Recovery 3.0 and 6.0 (.sv2i format only).
Norton Ghost version 10.0, 12.0, and 14.0 (.sv2i format only).
Parallels Desktop 2.5, 3.0, and 4.0 (.pvs and .hdd). Compressed disks are not
Parallels Workstation 2.x (.pvs). Compressed disks are not supported. Parallels
Virtuozzo Containers are not supported.
StorageCraft ShadowProtect Desktop, ShadowProtect Server, ShadowProtect Small
Business Server (SBS), ShadowProtect IT Edition, versions 2.0, 2.5, 3.0, 3.1, and 3.2
The Microsoft VHD format for the following sources:
Microsoft Virtual PC 2004 and Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 (.vmc)
Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 and 2005 R2 (.vmc)
Sources that run Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 can be converted to ESX 4.0 or later destinations.
Supported Destination Types
With Converter Standalone, you can create virtual machines compatible with VMware hosted and managed
Table 2‑4. Supported Destinations
VMware vCenter virtual machines
ESX 4.0 and 4.1
ESXi 4.0, 4.1, 5.0, 5.1, and 5.5
vCenter Server 4.0, 4.1, 5.0, 5.1, and 5.5
VMware hosted virtual machines
VMware Workstation 7.x, 8.x, 9.x, and 10.x
VMware Fusion 3.x, 4.x, 5.x, and 6.x
VMware Player 3.x, 4x, 5.x, and 6.x
For UEFI sources, the supported destination types are Workstation 8.0 and later, ESXi 5.0 and later, and
vCenter Server 5.0 and later.
VMware vCenter Converter Standalone User's Guide