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  1. VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use.
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    Docker is an open-source engine that automates the deployment of any application as a lightweight, portable, self-sufficient container that will run virtually anywhere.


  2. QEMU (short for "Quick EMUlator") is a free and open-source hosted hypervisor that performs hardware virtualization.
  3. Sandboxie Plus creates a sandbox-like isolated operating environment in which applications can be run or installed without permanently modifying the local or mapped drive.
  4. VMware Workstation Pro Lets You Run Multiple Operating Systems as Virtual Machines (including Windows VMs) on a Single Windows or Linux PC.
  5. Anbox puts Android into a container and every Android application will be integrated with your operating system. Any Android version is suitable for this approach and try to keep up with the latest version from the Android Open Source Project.
  6. Nox App Player: The best Android emulator leading in technology and performance. A free tool for users to enjoy the numerous Android games and apps from their desktop with ease.

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    The emulator automatically installs sponsored Android apps together with yours

  7. 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.
  8. Proxmox Virtual Environment is a complete and easy to use Open Source virtualization platform for running Virtual Appliances and Virtual Machines.
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    Create and manage virtualized development environments. Vagrant is a tool for building complete development environments.
  9. 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.
  10. The virt-manager application is a desktop user interface for managing virtual machines through libvirt. It primarily targets KVM VMs, but also manages Xen and LXC (linux containers).
  11. Comparing to other Android emulators, MEmu provides the highest performance and greatest compatibility. It runs on nearly all Windows devices (PC, notebook, 2-in-1 devices, tablets).

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    MEmu Installer is being flagged by many antivirus as a malware, risktool, adware...
    See in VirusTotal: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/7118658d9177d2462aaa5aa3b43aa4663629a494a3af50944fa98a321885851c/detection

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    Attempts to install Avast Antivirus, can be declined.

  12. Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers.
  13. 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 macOS. Parallels Desktop is optimized for Intel and Apple M1 chip.