HyperV/Vmware - How to convert .VHD file to .VMDK

If you only have a VHD file, and you want to convert it to VMDK format, WinImage (now at 9.0 version) can come to rescue. WinImage is a shareware but available for free evaluation use for up to 30 days. WinImage, which available in both 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x64) versions, is available for download from 


The WinImage 8.50, 8.10, 8.00, 7.00 and 6.10 download contains the standard and professional editions of WinImage, as well as WinImage self-extractor.

I would like to highlight these old blog posts:

Vmware - Vmware Converter utility and consideration

HyperV - Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter 2.0