StarWind V2V Converter Help : Specifications

File formats

  • RAW┬áimage .IMG - StarWind Virtual SAN, and other software;
  • MS VHD/VHDX - thick- and thin-provisioned;
  • VMware VMDK for ESXi - thick-provisioned;
  • VMware VMDK for Workstation - thick- and thin-provisioned;
  • VMware VMDK stream-optimized for OVF;
  • QCOW2 - QEMU (KVM);
  • Physical to virtual from Windows Machine;

Versions of VMware ESXi

  • VMDK files - all versions ranging from 5.x to 6.7;
  • remote connection - all versions ranging from 5.5 to 6.7;
  • snapshots from files do not get converted

Versions of MS Windows/Hyper-V

Works with MS Windows Server and MS Hyper-V Server.

  • VHD / VHDX files of all versions, ranging from Server 2008R2 to Server 2016 supported;
  • virtual machines - ranging from Server 2008R2 to Server 2016;
  • snapshots from files do not get convert

Versions of MS Windows for P2V

Client versions ranging from Windows Vista to Windows 10.

Server versions with Windows Server 2008R2 to Windows Server 2016.

Core versions of Windows Server are not supported.