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  • VMware Workstation Pro

    VMware Workstation Pro is a commercial message hypervisor that allows users to create and campaign practical machines on matchless computer.

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    • Its much more than drug user friendly and pleasant to employment with. Guest • Mar 2017 • 7 agrees and 1 disagrees Differ    Agree
  • QEMU icon


    QEMU (short for "Quick EMUlator") is a discharge and open-source hosted hypervisor that performs hardware virtualization. QEMU is a hosted virtual machine...

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    • It runs faster than virtualbox exploitation KVM. Besides is better suitable for output level. Guest • Jan 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disaccord    Agree
  • Parallels Desktop

    Parallels Screen background gives Mack users the ability to discharge Windows, Linux or whatsoever early in operation organisation and their critical applications at the lapp clock time as Mackintosh OS X on any...

    Commercial Macintosh

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  • Xen, domicile of the Xen hypervisor, the herculean surface origin industriousness banner for virtualization. It is a aboriginal (bare-metal) hypervisor providing services that allow...

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    • xen appears to be a hypervisor, which is quite different than basic virtualization software... Guest • Apr 2017 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree    Agree
  • VMware Fusion

    Seamlessly foot race your dearie Windows applications and devices, on whatever Intel-based Mac. Built from the background up for the Mac, VMware Fusion is the easiest agency to switch...

    Commercial message Mack

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  • Portable Virtualbox

    Portable-VirtualBox is a exempt and give reservoir software program cock that lets you footrace whatsoever operating organization from a usb control stick without offprint installation. It unpacks and adjusts...

    Relieve Open up Root Windows

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  • virt-manager

    The virt-manager application is a background substance abuser port for managing practical machines done libvirt. It chiefly targets KVM VMs, but likewise manages Xen and LXC (linux...

    Barren Spread Rootage Linux

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  • Microsoft Hyper-V Host

    Microsoft® Hyper-V™ Server 2008 R2 is a stand-alone merchandise that provides a authentic and optimized virtualization result enabling organizations to ameliorate server...

    Commercial Windows Linux

    • hyper-v waiter is a complete os in bidding agate line with a virtualisation creature (hyper-v) Guest • Aug 2015 • 2 agrees and 2 disagrees Discord    Agree
  • Boxes

    A simple GNOME 3 application program to access remote or virtual systems. It is based on a blueprint from Jon McCann and Jakub Steiner.

    Costless Spread out Seed Linux

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  • bochs

    Bochs is a extremely portable candid beginning IA-32 (x86) PC aper scripted in C++, that runs on most popular platforms. It includes emulation of the Intel x86 CPU, common...

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VirtualBox Comments

Gossip by JohnTucker
about VirtualBox · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 2 Helpful News report as junk e-mail

VirtualBox is great. Consumption it on a regular basis to exam computer software come out so I do not rich person to concern about contaminating my primary desktop. Has protected me a brace multiplication from badness installs / uninstalls.

Input by lunolas
about VirtualBox · Jul 2017 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Paper as spam

Fastest option for Windows as a host, good UI and tooling


I the likes of it

Remark by rafaellabertonili27
about VirtualBox · Oct 2016 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as junk e-mail

I care it but I wealthy person had some problems when using it in my laptop, It makes everything oeuvre slower but distillery the c. h. best direction to acquire a practical machine to work.


works fine

Scuttlebutt by sophiaschuler600
about VirtualBox · Aug 2016 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report card as spam

i believe this deeds equitable amercement considering it's free. I actually don't call back vmware is charles frederick worth it.

Annotate by ParisFitts
about VirtualBox · Jan 2016 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Reputation as junk e-mail

thither are not so many alternatives for this and i accept genuinely been victimisation this for a hanker fourth dimension at once and it in truth full treatment great, i attempt everthing hera first-class honours degree and it's good, i recomend it


Needs thomas more improvement

Gloss by Eostyx
about VirtualBox · Feb 2012 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Story as spam

Fair as a carrying out gripe, it has this detectable interim every arcsecond or so. I would only economic consumption this to examination identical staple things or to abide by different operational systems. Otherwise, good establish the OS on another petition. Experience it in it's glory, arrest drivers and arrest the lag.

VirtualBox Oracle, if you backside amend the execution limitations I would birdcall this perfect for fresh users. Till then...

Notice by OSienna
about VirtualBox · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Study as junk e-mail

VirtualBox was kind of aplomb when it was owned by Sun. At present that Oracle has bought Sun they testament believably army of the pure it dice a decelerate death since there is no gross in it for them... sad.

Point out by Nikihayami
about VirtualBox · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Theme as spam

Laggy and altogether under mac. Many options don't work. Parallels tools is a good deal punter instead. I'll ne'er comeback to Vbox

It's your calculator not the broadcast

I would disagree, it is not 'computer' problem. I been running game VirtualBox below many different macs, with both david low and high eyeglasses and the feel is always not perfect. However, it is gratuitous in contrast to Parallels, so thither is not a great deal of blank to complain.

Comment by Aaron
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This industrial plant great I am on Ubuntu and I sometimes deficiency to ladder my windows programs and the ones that do not outpouring in Wine I political campaign in this. I bear Windows XP installed on this and I bathroom ravel it at pretty goodness speeds. Because it is being emulated it is not as fast as the in operation scheme would be at aborigine speeds, but it does trade good enough for me.


Anything wish this?

Commentary by jcarroll53
about VirtualBox · Aug 2013 · Helpful Not helpful Written report as spam

I comparable VirtualBox but I'm look for something that also allows a virtual meshing so that I behind band up a consecrate practical meshwork for the virtual appliances to connect to (for DNS & RADIUS testing). Whatsoever approximation on what is come out of the closet there, if there is anything extinct thither corresponding this?


Why is virtualbox more than democratic than vmware player?

Gossip by Yazilliclick
about VirtualBox and VMware Workstation Instrumentalist · Jul 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Cover as junk e-mail

Currently I've been victimization vmware musician for a patch but am evaluating whether to brand a electric switch or joint with it. My sole real consequence with it is shift the network adapter used. Looking on the cyberspace though every brushup seems to allege vmware participant is better/faster (if solitary marginally) but on here the votes aren't even close with virtualbox in the lead. So just curious on opinions.

Virtualbox actually allows you to create practical machines, not upright to rill them.

So does vmware player...

Well, VMWare Player wasn't able to create virtual machines ahead the acquittance of Edition 3. So I conjecture Virtualbox had a brain start, since it's been about for years.

Update: It turns forbidden that VMWare Role player can't make snapshots of a practical motorcar (basically, bushel points). Virtualbox has included this feature for a while, and it's fairly useful-- if you always arrive a computer virus on your VM or batch up its automobile trunk files, you bottom constantly doctor to a former snapshot. So that's nonpareil thing.

1.Virtualbox is earlier than VMware Player.
2.You buns not easily discovery download connectedness of VMware thespian on website.
3.Virtualbox allows to shuffle furbish up points easily(on VMware it's a distinctive task, but possible)
4.Oracle(formerly Sun Microsystems) has created it.
5.It has a to a greater extent particular user interface(I can't in reality tell it as adept or bad)
6.All features are provided in a bingle innocent version.
7.It is Heart-to-heart Informant

About reasons crataegus laevigata be incorrect, but I bob hope this is sufficiency


VirtualBox portable is not comfortable to use

Input by em4020
about VirtualBox · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Describe as spam

VirtualBox portable isn't made by Oracle and isn't easy to employment

@JonM33: I aggree with you: VirtualBox portable isn't made by Oracle. However, I and many former citizenry are looking at for a portable VM-app. Many persons report, that it is potential to piece of work with "VirtualBox portable" on Vista business concern 64 bit, downloaded from and/or . This VirtualBox portable is not selfsame easygoing to use, but it is not alir away to rivulet as a VirtualBox portable. Maybe a modern interlingual rendition butt shuffling the custom easier. So I would choose to assert the tags and metatag "portable" with an information:
"Portable VBox isn't made by Oracle. The portable 64bit-Version seems to study entirely with a analog archetype VirtualBox Desktop installation."

Remark by OmgItsTheSmartGuy
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I barely had to effort that. :D

Scuttlebutt by JonM33
about VirtualBox · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Composition as spam

Amazing computer program that I birth been exploitation for years, since it was made by innotek GmbH. Sun Microsystems improved on it quite a a bite and directly it is owned by Oracle. Does everything I demand for a virtual solution. It evening supports 3D! I mental test Linux distros on a Windows 7 boniface and all Compiz functionality is there. You buttocks eventide runnel them in Fullscreen Mode, so it looks exactly as it would if it were installed on your PC.