Multipass Alternatives

    Multipass is described as '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' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Multipass for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Android. The best alternative is VirtualBox, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Multipass are QEMU (Free, Open Source), VMware Workstation Pro (Paid), KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) (Free, Open Source) and VMware Workstation Player (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated May 17, 2021

      • Windows
      • Linux
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      • AMD MxGPU
      VMware vSphere Hypervisor ( based on ESXi ) is a free bare-metal hypervisor that virtualizes servers so you can consolidate your applications on less hardware.
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    1. XCP-ng is a high-performance, enterprise-level hypervisor with a rich ecosystem and is the result of massive cooperation between individuals and companies. All commercial features are enabled with no commitment required to a support agreement.
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    2. Windows Sandbox has the following properties: Part of Windows – everything required for this feature ships with Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise. No need to download a VHD!
    3. 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 portably.
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    4. Seamlessly run your favorite Windows applications and devices, on any Intel-based Mac.
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      • BSD
      • FreeBSD
      bhyve (pronounced "bee hive", formerly written as BHyVe) is a type-2 hypervisor that runs FreeBSD 9+, OpenBSD, Linux and MS Window desktop (versions Vista, 7, 8/8.1/8.
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    5. AQEMU is GUI to QEMU and KVM emulators, written in Qt4. The program have user-friendly interface and allows to set up the majority of QEMU and KVM …
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    6. It is a generic machine emulator and virtualizer.
    7. Microsoft Hyper-V Server is a free product that delivers enterprise-class virtualization for your datacenter and hybrid cloud.
    8. 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.

      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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