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Karton Alternatives

Karton is described as 'Run Linux programs on macOS, a different Linux distro, or a different architecture' and is a compatibility layer tool. There are more than 10 alternatives to Karton for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, iPhone and BSD. The best alternative is VirtualBox, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Karton are Bottles, Windows Sandbox, Darling and UTM.

Karton alternatives are mainly Virtualization Tools but may also be Compatibility Layer Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Karton.
This page was last updated Jun 17, 2022
Karton
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Linux

Run Linux programs on macOS, a different Linux distro, or a different architecture.

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  1. VirtualBox

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Solaris

    VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use.

  2. Bottles

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Bottles is an application designed for elementary OS (but works on all GNU/Linux distributions), which helps in managing wineprefix.



  3. Windows Sandbox

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    a new lightweight desktop environment tailored for safely running applications in isolation.

  4. Darling

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Run macOS applications on Linux.

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  5. UTM

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    UTM is a full featured system emulator and virtual machine host for iOS and macOS. It is based off of QEMU. In short, it allows you to run Windows, Linux, and more on your Mac, iPhone, and iPad.



  6. Goldberg Emulator

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Steam

    Steam emulator that emulates steam online features. Lets you play games that use the steam multiplayer APIs on a LAN without steam or an internet connection.

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  7. Multipass

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Multipass is a lightweight VM manager for Linux, Windows and macOS. It's designed for developers who want a fresh Ubuntu environment with a single command. It uses KVM on Linux, Hyper-V on Windows and HyperKit on macOS to run the VM with minimal overhead.

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  8. WinConn

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    WinConn simplifies creation, management and desktop integration of remote windows applications in Ubuntu Linux. It uses RemoteApp technology, implemented by FreeRDP project to provide seamless user experience.

  9. WineGUI

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Wine

    At last, a user-friendly WINE graphical interface.

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  10. The SysInfoTools Virtual Machine Recovey Toolkit is the complete solution to restore virtual machines data files. The corrupted files from the various virtual machine like VMware, Oracle VM, etc can be recovered with this software kit.

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