Docker Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Docker for Mac if you are looking to replace it. The most popular Mac alternative is Small Nanobox iconNanobox. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Small Singularity iconSingularity or Small Packer iconPacker. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 18 alternatives to Docker and six of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Docker are Small Apache Mesos iconApache Mesos (Free, Open Source), Small Turbo.net Client iconTurbo.net Client (Freemium) and Small DataCol iconDataCol (Free, Open Source).

The list of alternatives was last updated on Aug 11, 2020

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Features

  • Virtualization
  • Container
  • Support for Docker
  • Container virtualization
  • Hypervisor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Operating system
  • Sandbox
  • Secure containerization
  • Single file container
  • Platform as a service
  • Python
  • Linux-based
  • Docker syntax
  • DEV/OPS setup
  • Automated deployment
  • Cloud based
  • Cloud coding
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License

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  • Automate complex infrastructure tasks so you can get back to what really matters.
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  • Singularity is a container solution with a focus on building reproducible software stacks and running them most efficiently on existing HPC, scientific, compute farm and even enterprise architectures.
    Almost everyone think this is great alternative to Docker.
    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
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    Lightweight, very easy to setup. Moving containers between servers is as easy as copying a file.

    Positive comment • more than a year ago • 1 users agree and 1 doesn't.

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  • Packer is an open source tool for creating identical machine images for multiple platforms from a single source configuration.
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    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
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    • Linux
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    • Solaris
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  • Apache Mesos is a cluster manager that simplifies the complexity of running applications on a shared pool of servers.
    This alternative is disputed. It's still a legit alternative but it might have some issues that some users think is important.
  • The Turbo.net Client allows you to package apps and their dependencies into a lightweight, isolated virtual environment called a "container.
    • Freemium
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    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPad
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    It is the only solution that runs an OS other than Linux.

    Positive comment • 7 months ago • 0 users agree and 1 doesn't.

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  • Datacol is a control layer on top of cloud (AWS/GCP), to provide Heroku like experience with the power of Kubernetes under the hood.
    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
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