Alternatives to Parallels Desktop for all platforms with any license

  • VirtualBox icon

    VirtualBox

    VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Solaris

  • VMware Workstation icon

    VMware Workstation

    Discover the true power and flexibility of your desktop or laptop computer with VMware Workstation. Reduce hardware costs by 50% or...

    Commercial Windows Linux

  • VMware Player icon

    VMware Player

    Run and EDIT (new in version 3.0) virtual machines on your Windows or Linux PC with VMware Player. With this free desktop...

    Commercial Windows Linux

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    QEMU

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Docker icon

    Docker

    Docker is an open-source engine that automates the deployment of any application as a lightweight, portable, self-sufficient container...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • VMware Fusion icon

    VMware Fusion

    Seamlessly run your favorite Windows applications and devices, on any Intel-based Mac. Built from the ground up for the Mac, VMware...

    Commercial Mac

  • CrossOver icon

    CrossOver

    CrossOver allows you to install many popular Windows applications and games on your Intel OS X Mac or Linux computer.

    Commercial Mac Linux

  • VMware Server icon

    VMware Server Discontinued

    DISCONTINUED. In January 2010, VMware announced the End of Support for VMware Server with support ending on June 30, 2011. Users are...

    Free Windows Linux Web / Cloud

  • MobaLiveCD icon

    MobaLiveCD

    MobaLiveCD is a freeware that will run your Linux LiveCD on Windows thanks to the excellent emulator called "Qemu". ...

    Open Source Windows

  • Portable Virtualbox icon

    Portable Virtualbox

    Portable-VirtualBox is a free and open source software tool that lets you run any operating system from a usb stick without separate...

    Free Windows

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    virt-manager

    The virt-manager application is a desktop user interface for managing virtual machines through libvirt. It primarily targets KVM VMs...

    Open Source Linux

  • Boot Camp icon

    Boot Camp

    Boot Camp is a utility by that assists users in installing Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, or GNU/Linux operating systems on...

    Free Mac

  • Paragon Virtualization Manager icon

    Paragon Virtualization Manager

    A powerful tool to help you easily migrate a Windows-based computer to a virtual environment (P2V) of a major virtualization software...

    Commercial Windows

  • Apache Mesos icon

    Apache Mesos

    Apache Mesos is a cluster manager that simplifies the complexity of running applications on a shared pool of servers.

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • JPC icon

    JPC

    PC is the fast Java™ x86 PC emulator. Features: - 100% pure Java - Runs as an applet - Modular and customisable - ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    AQEMU

    AQEMU is GUI to QEMU and KVM emulators, written in Qt4. The program have user-friendly interface and allows to set up the majority...

    Open Source Linux BSD

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    bochs

    Bochs is a highly portable open source IA-32 (x86) PC emulator written in C++, that runs on most popular platforms. It includes...

    Open Source Windows Linux AmigaOS MorphOS

  • Deis icon

    Deis

    Deis is an open source PaaS that leverages Docker, CoreOS and Heroku Buildpacks to provide a private application platform that is...

    Open Source Linux

  • Fig icon

    Fig Discontinued

    Fast, isolated development environments using Docker.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Boxes icon

    Boxes

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

    Open Source Linux

  • JavaQemu

    JavaQemu is a Graphical User Interface Front End for QEMU, written in Java.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Q (kju) icon

    Q (kju)

    Q is a free emulator software that runs on Mac OS X, including OS X on PowerPC. Q is Mike Kronenberg's port of the open source and...

    Open Source Mac

  • Qtemu icon

    Qtemu

    QtEmu is a graphical user interface for QEMU.

    Open Source Windows Linux BSD

  • FAUMachine icon

    FAUMachine

    FAUmachine is a virtual machine, similar in many respects to VMWare[tm], QEMU or Virtual PC[tm]. What distinguishes FAUmachine from...

    Open Source Linux

  • VMLite XP Mode icon

    VMLite XP Mode

    VMLite XP Mode offers similar functions as Microsoft Windows XP Mode, but doesn't require hardware virtualization. It allows you...

    Commercial Windows

  • PCE icon

    PCE

    PCE is a collection of microcomputer emulators. At the moment it contains three emulators: PCE/atarist is an Atari ST emulator. It...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Parallels Workstation icon

    Parallels Workstation Discontinued

    + Professional-grade Virtualization for PCs: Simultaneously run a wide variety of Windows versions, Linux distributions, web stacks...

    Commercial Windows Linux

  • Porting Kit icon

    Porting Kit

    Install Windows Games in Mac OS X natively and easily and for free with Wineskin technology

    Free Mac

  • WinOnX icon

    WinOnX

    Run your Windows applications on OSX without the need of buying a Windows license. Well, you even do not need to install Windows. ...

    Commercial Mac

  • USBFastBoot

    USBFastBoot is a small utility that helps you to quickly test your bootable USBs or disk images. It works for drives (USB, HDD and...

    Free Windows

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    QEMU Manager Discontinued

    Qemu Manager is an easy to use management tool for the open-source QEMU emulator. It has a wealth of features for creating, managing...

    Free Windows