Open Source KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is VirtualBox, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) and 19 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) are QEMU (Free, Open Source), Anbox (Free, Open Source), Xen (Free, Open Source) and Portable Virtualbox (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated May 17, 2021

    Platforms

    • Linux
    • Windows
    • Mac
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Android
    • Self-Hosted
    • NVIDIA vGPU
    • AMD MxGPU
    • Nvidia Grid
    • MorphOS
    • Univention Corporate Server
    • Solaris
    • FreeBSD
    • RadeonPro
    • AmigaOS
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Features

    • Virtualization
    • Hypervisor
    • Operating system
    • Container virtualization
    • Virtual Machines
    • Lightweight
    • Multiple languages
    • Portable
    • Sandbox
    • Server Management
    • Server Monitoring
    • Software as a Service
    • Unified inbox
    • User mode emulation
    • Virtual Development Environment
    • Virtual disk
    • Windows XP Compatibility
    • Workflow Automation
    • X86-emulation
    • Zalando integration

    License

    × Clear
    • Free
    • Open Source
    • Paid
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