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Ovftool is a command line tool that allows the direct copy of virtual machines on ESXi hosts even if no shared storage is available. With the tool you can, in general, import and export OVF packages among VMware products and you just need to indicate the source and destination host, with related administrative credentials.

OVF Tool is available for Windows (32 and 64 bits), Linux and Mac OS X (user guide here).

Download it here.


YUMI (Your Universal Multiboot Integrator) is a free tool for the creation of bootable USB pendrives, also in multiboot mode thanks to the GRUB bootloader.

Once executed, YUMI allows to create a bootable USB drive from a local ISO image or from a direct download (after choosing it from the dedicated dropdown menu) or the needed Linux distro.

You can download YUMI here.

Veeam Endpoint Backup

Veeam Endpoint Backup is the free backup desktop and notebook solution by Veeam. It supports backups on a volume level and on a file level, in addition to granular of complete restores. You can even schedule backups job; the current version is v1.1, which supports Windows 10.

You can download it here.

ESXi Embedded Host Client

ESXi Embedded Host Client is a tool for Web management of ESXi hosts, even the free version and without vCenter. ESXi Host Client can be easily installed via SSH on the ESXi host to control and offers a Web Client complete with all the features available with the classic Windows vSphere Client.

It can be very handy in those situations when there is the need to manage an ESXi host on a non-Windows client; it's a recent project with an on-going development, several bugs have been identified on ESXi 5.0 and 5.5

Download and documentation here.

VMware Converter

VMware Converter is a free tool by VMware that allows the conversion of physical Linux and Windows hosts and third-party virtual machines into VMware virtual machines.

With this software you can perform P2V (Physical-to-Virtual) and V2V (Virtual-to-Virtual) migrations in an easy and intuitive way, as it can be installed on a Windows client and insert the IP addresses of the source host and the destination host (in case of a P2V migration). Converter then performs the migration by installing a dedicated agent tool on the source machine. During the migration procedure it's even possible to tweak the main parameters of the destination VM.

With its latest 6.1 release, Converter also supports Windows 10 and Hyper-V v3 virtual machines.

You can download it here.



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