A display driver for Mac OS 10.5+ running as a VMware guest OS.

Update [September 7th, 2014]: As of VMware Fusion 7.0.0, VMware Tools for Mac (darwin.iso) - VMwareGfx.kext has all the features of VMsvga2 and is maintained by VMware. It is recommended to transition to VMwareGfx.kext, as VMsvga2 is no longer under development.
Additionally, guestd_patches do not work with darwin.iso from Fusion 7.0.0 - the patch causes vmware-tools-daemon to crash.

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  • Not a good idea at all on 10.10.5 Screen goes black and can't change desktop appearance as wall paper can't also open disk folder on desktop

  • after several times test, i have the below experience. After installed VMsvga2_v1.2.5_OS_10.6-10.8.pkg in my mac os 10.9.3 , the safari may be broken and gives errors , erros appear in open some apps, the file have no any action when click a file .

  • It doesn't work for OS X Yosemite . Screen goes black. Had to uninstall this . @rishabhmalik759 Follow this link . www.developermemo.com/640426/ to uninstall this file But i had to do this since i wasn't able to access the folders 1. Download uninstall.sh from sourceforge.net/projects/vmsvga2/files/ 2. Copied this file into the desktop(or some place where you can view the files->YourPath). 3. Open Terminal and type sudo YourPath/Uninstall.sh , and then press 1 to uninstall. 4. Install VM Tools again.

  • i installed these drivers in osx yosemite accidentally and my screen comes black no display is there can anyone please tell me how to uninstall them

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  • Great , Great and Great i can say. it runs great on my Mavericks. But can we have an update for Yosemite. these drivers are not working for OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Yosemite is release now. So i request you to please update it for Yosemite. Having resolution problems and graphics quality is low on yousemite virtual machine. Please update it. Thanks. Once again, great effort.

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