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Free oVirt Alternatives

The best free alternative to oVirt is Proxmox Virtual Environment, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to oVirt and 13 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to oVirt are virt-manager, XCP-ng, Microsoft Hyper-V Server and Citrix Hypervisor.

oVirt alternatives are mainly Virtualization Tools but may also be Cloud Hosting Services or Cloud Computing Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of oVirt.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

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  1. Proxmox Virtual Environment icon

    Proxmox Virtual Environment

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Proxmox Virtual Environment is a complete and easy to use Open Source virtualization platform for running Virtual Appliances and Virtual Machines.

    Almost everyone thinks Proxmox Virtual Environment is a great alternative to oVirt.
  2. virt-manager icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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).

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    Virt-manager is a interface to KVM using libvirt and oVirt is a complete virtualization management platform

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  3. 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.

    Installation boot screen
  4. Microsoft Hyper-V Server icon

    Microsoft Hyper-V Server

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Microsoft Hyper-V Server is a free product that delivers enterprise-class virtualization for your datacenter and hybrid cloud.

  5. Citrix Hypervisor icon

    Citrix Hypervisor

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • RadeonPro
    • Nvidia Grid
    • AMD MxGPU

    (formerly XenServer) Citrix Hypervisor is a leading virtualization management platform optimized for application, desktop and server virtualization infrastructures.


  6. Danube Cloud is a cloud management software used for deploying, maintaining and automating cloud data centers and their processes.

    Server console
  7. TotalCloud icon


    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    TotalCloud helps cloud engineers build their own cloud management platform without the need for coding or integrating other tools.

  8. UCS Virtual Machine Manager icon

    UCS Virtual Machine Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Univention Corporate Server

    UCS Virtual Machine Manager (UVMM) is an easy-to-use and powerful administration tool for KVM.

    Univention Virtual Machine Manager (UVMM)
  9. Cloudmin icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    It is a UI built on top of Webmin for managing virtual systems, such as Xen, KVM and OpenVZ instances. Using Cloudmin you can create, destroy, resize, startup, shutdown and restrict multiple instances using different virtualization technologies from a single interface.

    Manage systems
  10. Archipel icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Online

    Archipel is a solution to manage and supervise virtual machines. No matter if you have a few locally on your computer or thousands through data centers, Archipel is a central solution to manage them all.


    The project is no longer developed. Last version, beta6, released in March 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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