Alternatives to QEMU 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 extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Solaris

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    VMware Workstation

    Discover the true power and flexibility of your desktop or laptop computer with VMware Workstation. Reduce hardware costs by 50% or more by running multiple operating systems simultaneously on a single physical PC. Automate and...

    Commercial Windows Linux

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    VMware Workstation Player

    VMware Workstation Player builds on the industry leading foundation of Workstation Pro, and delivers a streamlined user interface for creating and running operating systems and applications in a virtual machine.

    Free Personal Windows Linux

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  • Parallels Desktop icon

    Parallels Desktop

    Parallels Desktop gives Mac users the ability to run Windows, Linux or any other operating system and their critical applications at the same time as Mac OS X on any Intel-powered Mac Pro, iMac, Mac Mini, MacBook or MacBook Pro.

    Commercial Mac

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  • KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) icon

    KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine)

    KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions (Intel VT or AMD-V). It consists of a loadable kernel module, kvm.ko, that provides the core...

    Open Source Linux

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  • OpenStack icon

    OpenStack

    OpenStack OpenStack is a global collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists producing the ubiquitous open source cloud computing platform for public and private clouds. The project aims to deliver solutions for all...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    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 installation. It unpacks and adjusts the paths and configuration of VirtualBox so it will run...

    Free Windows

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  • BitBox icon

    BitBox

    The Virtual Environment for secured and comfortable Web Browsing: On the basis of a “Browser-in-the-Box” concept a virtual machine is provided with a reduced operating system and a web browser encapsulated therein. Malware can’t thus...

    Free Windows Linux

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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 emulation of the Intel x86 CPU, common I/O devices, and a custom BIOS. Currently, Bochs can be compiled to...

    Open Source Windows Linux AmigaOS MorphOS

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    clearVM

    clearVM, formerly Witsbits, enables you to set up your servers with virtualization and deploy virtual machines faster than ever before. It’s a complete virtualization solution with a self-upgrading hypervisor and cloud-based...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

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    OpenVZ

    OpenVZ is container-based virtualization for Linux. OpenVZ creates multiple secure, isolated Linux containers (otherwise known as VEs or VPSs) on a single physical server enabling better server utilization and ensuring that...

    Open Source Linux

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    UCS Virtual Machine Manager

    UCS Virtual Machine Manager (UVMM) is an easy-to-use and powerful administration tool for KVM. It virtualizes Microsoft Windows, Univention Corporate Server (UCS) and other Linux distributions by centrally providing all the functions...

    Open Source Linux Univention Corporate Server

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    JPC

    PC is the fast Java™ x86 PC emulator. Features: - 100% pure Java - Runs as an applet - Modular and customisable - Snapshot capability - Integrated debugger - Bulletproof security

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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  • PetiteCloud

    PetiteCloud is a HyperVisor frontend for BSD. It has the following features: Support for bhyve (including linux support) and QEMU (software emulation only until the FreeBSD port of kqemu is fixed). Any x86 OS as a guest...

    Open Source BSD

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    bhyve

    bhyve (pronounced "bee hive", formerly written as BHyVe) is a type-2 hypervisor that runs on FreeBSD.

    Open Source BSD FreeBSD

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    QEMU Manager

    Qemu Manager is an easy to use management tool for the open-source QEMU emulator. It has a wealth of features for creating, managing and running multiple virtual machines. It also allows you to run...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 7.0, released in April 2010, can be still downloaded from Download.com
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    PCE

    PCE is a collection of microcomputer emulators. At the moment it contains three emulators: PCE/atarist is an Atari ST emulator. It emulates the various ST and Mega ST models. PCE/ibmpc is an IBM PC 5150 emulator. It emulates an...

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    FAUMachine

    FAUmachine is a virtual machine, similar in many respects to VMWare[tm], QEMU or Virtual PC[tm]. What distinguishes FAUmachine from these other virtual machines, are the following features: The FAUmachine virtual machine runs as a...

    Open Source Linux

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  • 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 generic processor emulator QEMU. Q uses Cocoa and other Apple technologies, such as Core Image and...

    Open Source Mac

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    VMLite XP Mode

    VMLite XP Mode offers similar functions as Microsoft Windows XP Mode, but doesn't require hardware virtualization. It allows you to run Windows XP at the same time from your desktop running on a different host operating system. ...

    Commercial Windows

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  • Parallels Workstation icon

    Parallels Workstation

    + Professional-grade Virtualization for PCs: Simultaneously run a wide variety of Windows versions, Linux distributions, web stacks, database configurations, and multi-tier cloud environments on a single PC with the power and...

    Commercial Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued The website doesn't exist any more. It's not in the list of products on the home page.
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    CoreCluster

    CoreCluster is modular cloud computing platform dedicated for creating private IaaS clouds.

    Open Source Linux Web / Cloud

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  • VMLite Workstation icon

    VMLite Workstation

    VMLite Workstation is a virtualization component, that allows you to run more than one operating system (OS) at the same time on a single physical computer. For example, you can simultaneously run Windows XP on a PC that is already...

    Commercial Windows

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  • 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 CD/DVD), ISO (cd image) and IMG (floppy image).

    Free Windows

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  • PearPC icon

    PearPC

    PearPC is an architecture-independent PowerPC platform emulator capable of running most PowerPC operating systems, like Mac OS X.

    Open Source Windows Linux

QEMU Comments

I used to test QEMU under Ubuntu. In 3 hours or so I even h ...

Comment by denisab85
about QEMU Jun 2011

I used to test QEMU under Ubuntu. In 3 hours or so I even had an XP installed. Unfortunately, everything went 3-4 times slower that it did with VMWare, so it was just unusable.

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please somebody add this icon: http://images.pbidir.com/pro ...

Comment by ondrapelech
about QEMU Jun 2011

please somebody add this icon: http://images.pbidir.com/progicons/qemu.png

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Its a nice little emulator and has some nice features, but ...

Comment by Aaron
about QEMU Jun 2011

Its a nice little emulator and has some nice features, but I recommend Virtual box over this program. I had too many problems and it was too confusing and difficult to get anything to work on this program.

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